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Candy Run, more like Candy Fun, AMIRITE? The It came from the Blog gang and friends always have a great time Trick or Treating. It's tonight, so if you don't already have a level 10+ character on Zangarmarsh, you need to get moving. When: Tonight, Tuesday, Oct 30 at 10:30 p.m. EDT (7:30 p.m...

October 30th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Boo! Yeah, It came from the Blog is Trick or Treating again and yeah, we're going to have fun as usual. No, Deathwing won't be joining us this year, since he's dead. But we don't need to die in a dragon-induced inferno in order to have a good time or even get the meta. Here are the details:...

October 29th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The Mad King Thorn is back and he's more loony than ever! Guild Wars 2 unleashes the Mad King today in its first big update for the game. ArenaNet said that this update includes a mind-blowing 80 new pieces of content that revolve around a four-act story running from October 22nd through the 31st...

October 22nd 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Ah, Halloween. It's the time of the year that every single MMO in existence reveals its deep-rooted bigotry against pumpkins and our already decorated virtual funhouses are given yet another layer of pretend nonsense. Not that I'm complaining, mind you -- I adore Halloween in MMOs. It's my favori...

October 31st 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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As Star Supremacy continues its star trek through beta and toward release, Barbily Games has a few treats (but not tricks) in store for testers. After gathering feedback and bug reports from players in the beta, the dev team has whipped up a few hefty updates that should improve the game end-to-e...

October 27th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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While many real world holidays receive digital treatments in MMOs, it always seems like Halloween is the most popular. Perhaps it's because MMOs are already into the spirit of the season, with characters dressing up, "trick or treating" mobs for their candy, and tackling spooky, scary areas where...

October 24th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Runes of Magic has been around long enough now that holiday events are making a second round. In the wake of the Juice Festival's first appearance, the Pumpkin Festival is one of the events getting a second go. Legend tells us that before humans rediscovered the continent of Candara, the land of...

October 25th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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I've been focusing quite a bit on new Guild Wars players these days and this week is no exception. I'm excited to see how many players are picking Guild Wars up for the first time, or are returning after checking things out briefly way back in 2005. This week is a fun one thanks to the Halloween...

October 25th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Now that Hallow's End is over for another year, it's time to settle up. We already asked whether you got what you wanted, but according to the informal polls (and the feedback I've been hearing), quite a few people didn't actually get everything they were trying for. As we mentioned on the podcast...

November 3rd 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Don't forget to join It came from the Blog for some Hallow's End fun today! When: 4:30pm EDT (2:30pm Server Time, 1:30pm PDT) Today Where: Meet at Falconwing Square on Zangarmarsh (U.S.) Who: Any Horde character, any level. There will also be a second part of the event for epic mounted...

October 24th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The Inns of the Eastern Kingdoms are filled with candy, free for the taking. So, obviously, it is time for It came from the Blog to go Trick or Treating. Here are the particulars: When: 4:30pm EDT (2:30pm Server Time, 1:30pm PDT) Saturday, October 24th Where: Meet at Falconwing Square o...

October 19th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments