Illyriad is proud to be a Notable Runner-Up in the Mozilla Game On competition, highlighting the best games built using open web technologies.
February 28, 2013
Microsoft's Ubelly Interview
Illyriad CEO James Niesewand's interview about Illyriad and cloud gaming for Microsoft's Ubelly gaming website. Check it out to learn how we've built an empire on the cloud.
February 5, 2013
Massively Broken Lands Interview
Massively.com's Beau Hindman sat down with Illyriad CEO James Niesewand and Executive Producer Kevin Hassall to take a look at the Broken Lands expansion and do a player Q&A. Full video here.
January 31, 2013
Broken Lands Expansion Announced
Illyriad's first expansion has been announced with the addition of a new continent, PVP-protected zones and interactive factions. Learn more about the Broken Lands and read the FAQ for more information.
October 17, 2012
Customize Your Avatar
Customizable avatars are now available in Illyriad. Visit your profile in game and choose "edit avatar" to give yourself a makeover today! More details available in the patch notes on the forums.
Illyriad GMs Luna and Cerberus are taking part in the Extra Life charity gaming marathon to benefit Children's Miracle Network hospitals on October 20. Learn more at our dev blog or sponsor our team here!
September 6, 2012
Illyriad Massively.com Livestream
Illyriad's CEO, James Niesewand sat down with Massively.com's Beau Hindman to discuss the latest game update and take some community questions. Watch the full video available on YouTube.
August 16, 2012
Illyriad CEO at GDC Online 2012
Illyriad's CEO, James Niesewand, is has been scheduled to speak at GDC Online 2012. He will be participating in the day-long Game Dev Start-Up Summit, Tuesday October 9.
July 29, 2012
Game Update Now Live
The latest game update with advanced harvesting, crafting and trade has come to Illyriad. You can check our forums for full patch notes detailing the changes as they are coming into game.
July 27, 2012
RTS Guru Crafting Interview
RTS Guru took some time to preview the upcoming crafting, gathering and trade changes coming to Illyriad. You can read the full interview with more details at RTSGuru.com.
July 25, 2012
Crafting & Trade Dev Chat
GMs Luna, Stormcrow and Thundercat sat down today to discuss and take questions about the forthcoming updates to harvesting, crafting and trade. You can watch the full video at our dev blog.
July 3, 2012
Tutorial Videos Now In Game
Illyriad now has video tutorials available in game. Look for the circle "T" icon on the top right corner of pages in game or watch all of the videos on our YouTube channel.
June 17, 2012
Illyriad UIv3 Update is Now Live
The latest Illyriad game update is now live including a refreshed UIv3, the Alliance Prestige Pool, Alliance Medal designer and more. Full patch notes are available in our forum.
June 15, 2012
UIv3 & Medal Designer Video
GMs Luna and Cerberus show off the new Illyriad UIv3, Alliance Medal designer system and take community questions in our latest developer chat video. Full video is available here.
May 14, 2012
Enter Our Poetry Contest
Post an epic poem, haiku or song lyrics about Illyriad on our forums between now and May 18 to enter to win Scribes of Allembine and free Prestige in our poetry contest. Details and entry here.
The Undead Horde tournament has come to a close and winners have
been announced. Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who helped
vanquish the undead horde!
January 11, 2012
Interview with James Niesewand
Get to know Illyriad CEO, James Niesewand, in this
Over00 blog interview with fellow
indie MMO developer Dave Toulouse. They discuss the origins of Illyriad and lessons
learned along the way.
December 28, 2011
Illyriad Massively TV Interview
Beau Hindman from Massively.com sat down with James Niesewand, CEO of Illyriad Games,
for an interview on Massively TV's livestream.
December 20, 2011
The Undead Horde Tournament is Here
After a magic experiment turned disastrous and awoke the undead of Illyria, the
Circle of Five have issued a call for help to all commanders. Learn how you can
compete and win prizes in the Undead Horde tournament.
December 11, 2011
Illyriad Voted Top Indie MMO
At the end of the first round of player voting in the IndieDB, Indie of the Year competition, Illyriad has emerged as the top ranked MMO. Thanks for all of your support!