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Massively's first impressions of Black Gold Online's beta

Do you prefer a steampunk or fantasy flavor in your MMO? With Black Gold Online you don't have to choose! And for those who vehemently dislike one or the other, you're welcome to express that distaste on the battlefield; Snail Games' upcoming free-to-play game features realm versus realm warfare...

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Black Gold opens up preorders

Black Gold Online is launching as a free-to-play game, but there's no reason you should let that simple fact stop you from pre-ordering it! Admittedly, it's not so much the game you're ordering but a retail box that also comes with a variety of goodies contained therein, but still. Pre-orders are...

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Black Gold Online outlines its Guild vs. Guild systems

Guilds in Black Gold Online have plenty to do. Sure, there are the usual social aspects of guilds, but there's also a constantly amplifying race for technological progress combined with territory control. The latest development blog on the official site discusses how guilds can advance and grow in...

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Black Gold devs talk art design, 'clash of styles'

Snail's latest promotional post for Black Gold focuses on the game's distinctive visuals and art design. While there's little in the way of new gameplay information here, there is plenty of arresting concept art that melds fantasy, Victorian futurism, Wild West motifs, and of course steampunk....

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The Stream Team: Just another magic Monday in Black Gold Online's beta

Monday is a good time to feel some of that Black Gold Online magic! Or try to use it, anyway. Last week, Massively's MJ checked out the technology side of the upcoming title focused on faction-based warfare, so this time she's heading to the fantastical lands to try her hand at magic. Come check...

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The Stream Team: Peeking in Black Gold Online's beta

You've heard about Black Gold Online, now see it! Massively's MJ is jumping into the closed beta to show off character customization and delve into the newbie gameplay experience. Don't miss this opportunity to get a glimpse of the different factions in this upcoming RvR title that pits magic...

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Black Gold Online closed beta begins May 15th

In a press release issued today, Snail Games announced that the closed beta for its steampunkish MMO Black Gold Online will begin on May 15th. Says the release, Closed Beta participants will see large-scale battlegrounds with customizable 'Carriers' (large battle mounts for each faction) and can...

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Black Gold's closed beta getting 'major changes,' new classes

Snail Games says that fans of steampunk MMO Black Gold Online can expect "a newer, smoother, updated version" of the title when closed beta testing starts "soon." The game's UI, graphics, battlefields, and vehicles will be tweaked, and Snail says that "major" combat system, quest line, and PvE...

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Snail introduces Black Gold's Thaumaturge

Snail Games has added a new summoning class to its Black Gold Online steampunk MMO. The Thaumaturge "beckons dark spirits and miraculous forces for powerful long-range continuous damage casting," the company says. Thaumaturges may be played by characters from the Buvont and Lokemean races, and...

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Snail reveals Black Gold's Gunslinger class

Snail has released another class update for its Black Gold Online steampunk MMORPG. This time the focus falls on the Gunslinger, a ranged DPS and support archetype who combines AoE, single-target attacks, and medium mail armor into one powerful package. Black Gold's Gunslinger special abilities...

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