New Pledge Tiers & Rewards for SotA Backers

By Kirthag DiOrsae Starr “DarkStarr” Long, Executive Producer of Shroud of the Avatar, has created another of his “megaposts” in the SotA forums. Not only is Starr giving away a lot of critical information about the current status of SotA, he is also announcing some interesting and much wanted news …

Shroud of the Avatar – One Year Retrospective

Shroud of the Avatar recently celebrated its 1st anniversary on 7th April. The date marked the passing of one year since the successful funding of the Kickstarter project on April 7th 2013. It seems like such a short time ago yet there is even less time now until the game’s …

[FLASH] Alienware Arena Gives $20 Pledge Upgrades!

That’s right! In an unprecedented move, the “Gamers’ Hardware Provider” is giving away $20.00 (USD) Pledge Upgrades for Shroud of the Avatar! All you have to do is visit the Alienware Arena site and follow the instructions on this page (clicky)! Use this gift to boost your current pledge, save …

Top 5s for Shroud of the Avatar Release 3

I hope everyone who participated had a great time playing Shroud of the Avatar Pre-Alpha Release 3 (R3), for the extended period over the weekend; thanks Portalarium! I wanted to share with you my own personal Top 5s for R3. Stratics would also love to hear your own Top 5s, …

SotA Pre-AlphaR2 Introduces New Crafting Systems

Read about Kirthag’s experience with Crafting in Shroud of the Avatar on the SotA.Stratics.com website. Included is a link to the 2-hour broadcast via our Twitch.tv channel. If you want to see even more of the Pre-AlphaR2 from over the weekend, check out Kirthag’s Twitch channel for an 8-hour broadcast! …

Why Do Gamers Support Crowd Funding?

[NoImgStyle][/NoImgStyle]When Shroud of the Avatar (SoTA) was announced and the Kickstarter campaign started, this was my first awareness that crowd funding existed. I had never heard of it. [NoImgStyle][/NoImgStyle]According to a Forbes article from May 8, 2013, I apparently have been living on an island. I wish I had known I …

Starr Long Discusses Chaotic Combat in SOTA

On Friday, October 18, 2013, Starr Long sat down with Stratics’ El of LA to talk about some of the aspects of Portalarium, Inc.’s Shroud of the Avatar. One of the interesting parts of this discussion was on the chaotic additions they have made to combat and magic casting in …