Ancient

07.20.14
EVE Evolved: Stepping through the EVE Gate
07.20.14

EVE Evolved: Stepping through the EVE Gate

Though EVE Online is often lauded for its rich decade-long player history full of wars and complex...

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05.09.12
Know Your Lore: Otherworldly mysteries
05.09.12

Know Your Lore: Otherworldly mysteries

The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You're playing the game, you're fighting the boss...

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04.16.12
Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs
04.16.12

Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs

Two of the world's most hallowed libraries are about to get even quieter, having been given $3 mil...

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03.30.11
Google Street View invades historic landmarks, makes it unnecessary for you to ever leave the house
03.30.11

Google Street View invades historic landmarks, makes it unnecessary for you to ever leave the house

The vagabonds of Google's Street View team have struck again, this time conquering classical French...

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03.13.11
Researchers claim discovery of lost city of Atlantis, conveniently located in southern Spain
03.13.11

Researchers claim discovery of lost city of Atlantis, conveniently located in southern Spain

We had to do a double take when we read this headline from Reuters, but sure enough, it's not April...

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12.26.10
Ancient acoustic engineers used stucco, drugs, and architecture to rock and confuse audiences
12.26.10

Ancient acoustic engineers used stucco, drugs, and architecture to rock and confuse audiences

It's always fun when scientists discover new stuff about really old cultures, especially when it ha...

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12.10.10
Apple engineer uses Lego to rebuild ancient Greek mechanism, will surely try to patent it (video)
12.10.10

Apple engineer uses Lego to rebuild ancient Greek mechanism, will surely try to patent it (video)

The Antikythera Mechanism is what you call truly old school technology. Argued to be the world's ol...

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09.16.08
Professor: Epic drops have epic literary origins
09.16.08

Professor: Epic drops have epic literary origins

The conventional game mechanics of today's WoW-like MMORPGs are thousands of years old -- at least...

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05.16.08
Age of Conan's composer talks inspiration, challenges
05.16.08

Age of Conan's composer talks inspiration, challenges

MMORPG met up with Age of Conan composer Knut Avenstroup at the Oslo launch event and spoke with h...

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