illyriad - Grand Strategy MMO

Illyriad News & Updates

Oct 17, 2016

Steam Greenlight

Vote for Illyriad on Steam Greenlight to help bring it to Steam!.
Jul 1, 2016

Player Spotlight: White Willow

White Willow was nominated by the community for the Player Spotlight. Read his interview on our blog.
June 15, 2016

Players create their own game in Illyriad

We here at Illyriad Games pride ourselves on allowing players to create their own content. Read more on our blog.
Jan 27, 2016

Player Spotlight: TheDiva

TheDiva was nominated by the community for the Player Spotlight. Read her interview on our blog.
Nov 9, 2015

Player Run Tournaments

Read the interview with Ubluntu about Player Run Tournaments.
Jul 8, 2015

Available in the Firefox Marketplace

Illyriad is now available in the Firefox Marketplace.
Jul 5, 2015

Player Spotlight: Kumomoto

Kumomoto was nominated by the community for July's Player Spotlight. Read his interview on our blog.
Jul 5, 2015

Player Profile Winners

Fiona, TheBillPN and JodaMyth won the player profile contest for the "best all round", "funniest" and "most helpful" profiles respectively.
Jul 3, 2015

Research Technology Carry Over

When the last city of a player is destroyed its technology is no longer is duplicated in their respawned 0 population village.
Jun 25, 2015

New Art & Lore

New art for research, the long-called-for "surprised" emote and the second chapter of the story, called The Battle!; available also as a pdf.
Jun 15, 2015

Player Spotlight: Martilicious

Martilicious was nominated by the community for June's Player Spotlight. Read her interview on our blog.
May 18, 2015

Illyriad #4 on MMO Attack's Top 10

We're proud to come in as one of "...the Big Bad Four..." on MMO Attack's recent list of the Top 10 Mobile MMOs, ranking just behind Zenonia 5, Clash of Clans and Albion Online.
Mar 21, 2015

Player Spotlight: Ravana

Ravana was nominated by the community for March's Player Spotlight. Read her interview on our blog.
Mar 3, 2015

Removing Sovereignty

Sovereignty struggles are now back, and you can attempt to remove another player's ownership, and then establish your own claim if you wish.
Mar 3, 2015

James Niesewand on Channel 9

Illyriad CEO James Niesewand on Channel 9's Level Up! He discusses ultra-massive MMO gaming and the tech behind it.
Mar 3, 2015

The King's Brother Is Hungry!

Come up with the ultimate Illyriad-themed treat for the Duke to eat and win prizes.
Feb 25, 2015

Illyriad Haiku Contest - Winners

After a literal orc-ton of great haikus the winners and the cream of the crop are chosen and shared.
Feb 25, 2015

Sovereignty Incursion Notifications

You are now informed if someone lands on your sovereignty, and notifications now include ownership and terrain type.
Feb 25, 2015

Faction Unit Release

We have released 189 new faction units into the game. This nearly completes the release of faction units into the game!
Feb 24, 2015

Account Sitting 90 Limit

From now on, you can only sit an account for a maximum of 90 days before your sitting rights will be automatically cancelled by the system.
Feb 24, 2015

Tutorial & Referral Changes

Referral bonus prestige has been increased to 100 prestige, but is now awarded when referred player reaches 450 population.
Feb 24, 2015

XML Feed for In-Game Mail

If you are building new third-party tools, you might be glad to know that there is now an API Key XML feed in place for In-game mail.
Feb 23, 2015

New Medal Options

There are 256 new medal parts, mostly bases. You'll also see bone edges, beer icons, arrow heads and candles!
Feb 23, 2015

Notifications Api/XML feeds

For those of you who are building new third-party tools, you might be glad to know that there is now an API Key XML feed in place for account & town Notifications.
Feb 23, 2015

Beyond 10 Cities

Going beyond 10 cities is now possible. However, the step between each new city does increasingly demand a greater jump in population.
Feb 22, 2015

Illyriad Version v4 Preview

Introduces a grand strategic map, where the map can be viewed from different rotational angles to better see the lay of the land, with data pulled from across the entire world - and all visible at once.
Feb 22, 2015

The Meeting

The Player Council discuss lore, history, rumours and dangerous tales.
Feb 22, 2015

Build Time Reductions

Storehouse, Lumberjack, Clay Pit, Iron Mine, Quarry, Farmyard , Library, Barracks, Marketplace, Brewery & Tavern are all much faster to build at their starting levels.
Feb 22, 2015

Building Effect Changes

Foreign office effectiveness tripled, vault capacity tripled & now storage. Storehouse more than doubled. Lumberjacks, Clay pits, Iron mines, Quarries, Farms & Library all boosted production at lower levels.
Feb 22, 2015

Trade, Hide, Research & Exodus

Low level research is faster, animal remains last longer and Exodus has tripled in speed! Centrum may no longer always be your trade hub of choice.
Feb 22, 2015

Infantry & Crafting Boosts

Most crafted items are getting a boost as are infantry and Dwarven infantry particularly. Terrain in modifier reveal shocker!
Feb 22, 2015

5 Years of Illyriad

Now celebrating Illyriad's 5th anniversary with 22,364,898 hours played! That's 931,870.75 days or 2,553 years of game played!
Feb 18, 2015

The short short story contest!

Winners Announced! The King is bored. He wants a new story, but is so busy that he has no time for silly things like chapters.
Feb 2, 2015

Player Spotlight: King Korr

King Korr was nominated by the community for February's Player Spotlight. Read his interview on our blog.
Jan 29, 2015

Why Illyriad is the most unique MMO

Read over at MMORPG why Illyriad is one of the most unique MMOs out there.
Jan 8, 2015

Illyriad Top 10 of 2015

2014 was a stellar year for Illyriad and we have compiled a list of fantastic events that happened over the year.
Jan 2, 2015

Changing Login Method

Microsoft accounts, Google accounts, Facebook accounts we cover these logins, and what to do in case you forget your password.
Dec 31, 2014

Best Grand Strategy Game 2014!

After more than one hundred thousand votes were cast, Illyriad wins the public vote. We also won the Editor's Choice for Best Community 2014. Read more...
Dec 22, 2014

Illyriad Art Contest

What do you love about the game? When you think of Illyriad, what do you want to draw, paint or sculpt? Create something new and win!
Dec 21, 2014

New Player Tweaks

We have done some changes to improve the new player experience of Illyriad.
Dec 11, 2014

Indie Dev Podcast

The indie dev podcast episode 17 is out, featuring GM Stormcrow and Thundercat!
Dec 10, 2014

Vote Illyriad IotY & AotY 2014

We'd like to thank all of our players who nominated for us in IndieDB and SlideDB's indie and app of the year, you can now vote to decide the overall winners.
Dec 6, 2014

Alliance Leaderboard

There is now an Alliance Leaderboard page for the new Alliance scores and can be listed by a number of different criteria.
Dec 5, 2014

Private Chat

We now have a private 1-to-1 chat system in Illyriad.
Dec 2, 2014

The Unwanted "Gift" That Keeps On Giving

We know how disappointing exploits are to our players, but I hope you also understand that they're really disappointing to us devs as well.
Dec 1, 2014

Strategy Livestream: Siege!

Strategy Livestream: Siege! with GM Rikoo and ArteFore: What is sieging?
Nov 29, 2014

Chat Contextual Highlights

Nov 27, 2014

Player and Town Growth Graphs

There are now two types of hourly growth graphs available to you Player and Town Growth graphs.
Nov 24, 2014

Legendary Battle Site

The Legendary Battle where dittobite [N.O] single handedly destroyed a vast horde of over a million troops, has forever left its mark on the world map.
Nov 20, 2014

Player Council's First Result

Nov 19, 2014

Azure Connectivity Issues

Nov 18, 2014

Windows 8 App Link Account

Illyriad through the Windows 8 Store app, you'll be happy to know that we now support an account link.
Nov 14, 2014

Further Exploit Permabans

A follow up on the last post, we very rarely share this level of detail.
Nov 14, 2014

Real Money Sales (RMT)

If you've ever run into WoW gold on ebay (or similar) - that's RMT. RMTing is super illegal in Illyriad, as in every other MMO.
Nov 13, 2014

Sieging Livestream

The next livestream will cover sieging, sieges and all-around siegery and will feature several players.
Nov 12, 2014

Gold Exploit Closed

We have never previously shared details about exploits, but we feel this one is exceptional in the relative size and scope.
Nov 10, 2014

Write a guest blog post!

If you have a great idea for a guide or think you would make a great blog writer, let us know!.
Nov 5, 2014

Real-time Combat feed

The new auto-updating real-time combat feed also includes NPC fights so you can send out harvesters for the spoils without needing to be involved in combat.
Nov 5, 2014

COPPA and age restrictions

We explain what COPPA is, and why it is the reason we do not (and cannot) permit people under the age of 13 to play Illyriad in the forum.
Oct 27, 2014

Player Spotlight: Jane DarkMagic

Jane DarkMagic was nominated by the community for October's Player Spotlight. Read her interview on our blog
Oct 14, 2014

Prestige Scrolls

You can now craft, and set up a trading empire in Prestige. Read about prestige scrolls and the new combat api in the forum.
Oct 2, 2014

Lakes, Lochs and Tarns

You can now claim sovereignty change on Lakes, Lochs and Tarns. See the details in the forum.
Sept 26, 2014

Windows 8.1 App

Illyriad is now available as a Windows 8.1 app in the Windows App store.
Sept 19, 2014

Heart of Corruption Beats!

The players have awoken the Heart of Corruption! See the details in the forum.
Sept 7, 2014

Player Spotlight: StJude

StJude was nominated by the community for September's Player Spotlight. Read his interview on our blog
Aug 18, 2014

New City Graphics Options!

You can change the look of your city as much as you want. See the details in the forum.
Aug 11, 2014

Creation From the Hands of the Master

GM Cerberus takes us on a tour of how one small portion of the game is created.
July 17, 2014

Bugfix grab bag

Lots of fixes and additions in this patch. See the details in the forum.
July 2, 2014

Name that Ocean Contest

Help us name that ocean! Submit your choice for name. The player who wins the contest will have their winning entry on the map!
June 26, 2014

Player Spotlight: Kodabear

Kodabear was nominated by the community for June's Player Spotlight. Read his interview on our blog
June 22, 2014

Search, Markets, App

We have have improved the in-game market graphs, in-game search and Windows 8 app.
June 17, 2014

Old name rule changes

We have just loosened the rules on historic name reuse.
June 14, 2014

Tenaril's Capitals

The Circle of Five have made a major break through after dispatching research party to Stormstone Island - Teneril's Relocation spell may be used on non capital cities.
June 12, 2014

Strategy Stream: Broken Lands with the devs!

Join the Illyriad team as they chat about the Broken Lands, the new expansion!
June 5, 2014

Broken Lands Live!

The Broken Lands are open for business. The bad news? The Broken Lands are no joke. You'll need to bring your best game to make it there.
June 4, 2014

Data feeds

The data feeds have been updated to include the Broken Lands. If you know what to do with them they are ready for your mashups!
June 3, 2014

Medal Components

258 new components have been added to the medal designer, for alliances to design and award new medals. Get designing!
May 30, 2014

Tournament VIII Stats

The Tournament VIII - Stats are available. Read more and discuss in the forum
May 29, 2014

Player Spotlight Medal

Players who have been selected for the player spotlight will see that they now have a custom made medal in their medal cabinet.
May 29, 2014

Ships and alliance-wide announcements

You troops and caravans will now ride ships when crossing water, which should aid your travel to the broken lands.
May 26, 2014

Player Spotlight: Mohit

Mohit was nominationed by the community for May's Player Spotlight. Read his interview on our blog
May 25, 2014

Broken Lands update

Bring you all up-to-speed on changes to our planned release of the Broken Lands expansion to Illyriad.
May 20, 2014

Behind Illyriad’s Art

Read the interview with GM Cerberus the superbly creative individual behind Illyriad Games' artwork
May 7, 2014

Strategy Stream: Lord of Ultima refugees

New players coming from Lord of Ultima, we ask them just what drew them and how their playstyles might translate to Illyriad
May 5, 2014

New Player changes

Updates and patches: "New Player changes". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 28, 2014

Player Spotlight: Rill

Rill was nominationed by the community for April's Player Spotlight. Read her interview on our blog
April 25, 2014

Tournament VIII

The King's Ruby Jubilee & TOurnament of Dragons has begun! Read more and discuss in the forum
April 25, 2014

Bugfixes & patchnotes

Bugfixes & patchnotes. Read more and discuss in the forum
April 25, 2014

Research Tree Graphics

95 new research tree graphics have been released. Read more and discuss in the forum
April 14, 2014

Strategy Stream: Newbie Tips

In this, the very first Illyriad Strategy stream we talk about newbie tips!
March 27, 2014

Exodus bugfixes

Updates and patches: "Exodus bugfixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 18, 2014

First cartographic outlines

First cartographic outlines of the Southern Continent. Read more and discuss in the forum
February 3, 2014

Data Feeds

Updates and patches: "Data Feeds". Read more and discuss in the forum
January 12, 2014

NPC blockades

Updates and patches: "NPC blockades". Read more and discuss in the forum
October 27, 2013

Daylight Savings

Updates and patches: "Daylight Savings". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 26, 2013

Indie Game Developer 2013

Illyriad is proud to be a shortlisted in the Appsters 2013 for the Best Indie Developer 2013 Category.
September 17, 2013

Phantom Siege Patch

Updates and patches: "Phantom Siege Patch". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 17, 2013

Bugfixes

Updates and patches: "Bugfixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 19, 2013

Factions

Updates and patches: "Factions". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 2, 2013

Siege and Missing resource plots

Updates and patches: "Siege and Missing resource plots". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 20, 2013

Negative Building levels

Updates and patches: "Negative Building levels". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 2, 2013

Cancelling Sov / Phantom Sov

Updates and patches: "Cancelling Sov / Phantom Sov". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 2, 2013

Deep Ocean Coastline Sov Claims

Updates and patches: "Deep Ocean Coastline Sov Claims". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 17, 2013

Counter-claiming Sov

Updates and patches: "Counter-claiming Sov". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 5, 2013

Designing Tournaments

Kevin Hassall explains the challenges and process behind how Illyriad's multiplayer tournaments are designed.
May 3, 2013

Develop Awards Finalist

April 23, 2013

WebGL World Map

View, drag and zoom into all 8 Million individually detailed terrains in Illyriad's 3d WebGL World Map, all in your browser with no plugins.
April 18, 2013

Tournament Square Clarity

Updates and patches: "Tournament Square Clarity". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 10, 2013

Secure connections/IGM

Updates and patches: "Secure connections/IGM". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 7, 2013

Harvesting Location Links

Updates and patches: "Harvesting Location Links". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 5, 2013

Updates

Updates and patches: "Updates". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 3, 2013

Tournament VII

Updates and patches: "Tournament VII". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 2, 2013

Tournament VII is Live!

Illyriad's 7th tournament, The Champions Return is now live in game. Join with your Alliance to compete and collect champions to win prizes of prestige and medals. Full rules are at the forums.
March 31, 2013

Military Unit Production Time

Updates and patches: "Military Unit Production Time". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 20, 2013

New Illyriad Trailer

Illyriad's new trailer is available for your viewing pleasure on Illyriad's Channel on YouTube.
March 17, 2013

Mozilla Game On Runner-Up

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 21, 2013

Illy 3 Year Anniversary Gift!

Updates and patches: "Illy 3 Year Anniversary Gift!". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
February 3, 2013

Account Abandonment

Updates and patches: "Account Abandonment". Read more and discuss in the forum
January 31, 2013

Broken Lands Expansion!

Updates and patches: "Broken Lands Expansion!". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
January 13, 2013

Password Reset/Account Status

Updates and patches: "Password Reset/Account Status". Read more and discuss in the forum
December 7, 2012

Tournament Prizes, Avatar Background

Updates and patches: "Tournament Prizes, Avatar Background". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 29, 2012

Sovereignty Stew

Updates and patches: "Sovereignty Stew". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 6, 2012

Siege and Exodus

Updates and patches: "Siege and Exodus". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 3, 2012

Tweaks and clarity

Updates and patches: "Tweaks and clarity". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
October 16, 2012

Customizable Avatars

Updates and patches: "Customizable Avatars". Read more and discuss in the forum
October 1, 2012

Tournament

Updates and patches: "Tournament". Read more and discuss in the forum
October 1, 2012

Tournament VI - Dark Harvest

During October, experience the 6th Illyriad tournament. Join with your alliance to harvest the souls of the dead and win prizes like prestige, medals, troops and weapons. Details and rules are in the Illyriad forums.
September 25, 2012

Cotter Changes

Updates and patches: "Cotter Changes". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 22, 2012

Equipping and Scavenging

Updates and patches: "Equipping and Scavenging". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 10, 2012

Advanced Resource Queues

Updates and patches: "Advanced Resource Queues". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 9, 2012

Google Wallet

Updates and patches: "Google Wallet". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 8, 2012

Tournament Monuments

Updates and patches: "Tournament Monuments". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 7, 2012

Sponsor us for Extra Life!

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 7, 2012

Crafted Production

Updates and patches: "Crafted Production". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
September 6, 2012

Medal Design Pack

Updates and patches: "Medal Design Pack". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 31, 2012

Workshop Specialisation

Updates and patches: "Workshop Specialisation". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 22, 2012

Tidy ups

Updates and patches: "Tidy ups". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
August 15, 2012

Market Graphs

Updates and patches: "Market Graphs". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 12, 2012

Discoveries and Stats

Updates and patches: "Discoveries and Stats". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 11, 2012

The New Age: Faction Hubs open for business

Updates and patches: "The New Age: Faction Hubs open for business". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 1, 2012

Mild Release: Patch sizes, Animal parts

Updates and patches: "Mild Release: Patch sizes, Animal parts". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 31, 2012

The New Age: Crafting

Updates and patches: "The New Age: Crafting". Read more and discuss in the forum
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 8, 2012

Suspended Accounts, Performance Warning

Updates and patches: "Suspended Accounts, Performance Warning". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 7, 2012

Double XP Weekend

Updates and patches: "Double XP Weekend". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 6, 2012

Enforced Account Removal

Updates and patches: "Enforced Account Removal". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 5, 2012

Medals, Mail, Market

Updates and patches: "Medals, Mail, Market". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 4, 2012

Click to Talk

Updates and patches: "Click to Talk". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
July 3, 2012

Tutorial Videos

Updates and patches: "Tutorial Videos". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 22, 2012

UI Post patch 3

Updates and patches: "UI Post patch 3". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 21, 2012

UI Post patch 2

Updates and patches: "UI Post patch 2". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 19, 2012

UI Post patch

Updates and patches: "UI Post patch". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
June 14, 2012

Coastal Sovereignty live

Updates and patches: "Coastal Sovereignty live". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 6, 2012

NPC food, Network Issues

Updates and patches: "NPC food, Network Issues". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 1, 2012

Neg Resources, Buildings

Updates and patches: "Neg Resources, Buildings". Read more and discuss in the forum
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.
May 5, 2012

Behaviours and bug fixes

Updates and patches: "Behaviours and bug fixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
May 4, 2012

Illyriad Combat Livestream

Massively takes a look at combat in Illyriad as well as the latest organic wildlife update in the latest livestream for Massively TV. Check out the full video available on YouTube.
April 25, 2012

Performance

Updates and patches: "Performance". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 24, 2012

Changing Town

Updates and patches: "Changing Town". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 23, 2012

Major Release Patches

Updates and patches: "Major Release Patches". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 22, 2012

Illyriad Game Update Now Live

The latest update featuring organic wildlife, coastal food, diplomatic reinforcements and much more has now gone live. Full patch notes and notice about upcoming changes are at the forums.
April 20, 2012

RTS Guru Illyriad Update Preview

RTS Guru takes an exclusive first look at the latest Illyriad update coming this weekend. Check out their 2-part preview here, Part 1: Organic World and Part 2: Exclusive Q&A.
April 12, 2012

Introducing Player Spotlight

Illyriad is proud to introduce our Player Spotlight program, a way for us to recognize and honor active and helpful members of our community. Learn more at the Illyriad Player Spotlight page.
April 11, 2012

Illyriad is at MMORPG.com

Illyriad is proud to now have a community page at MMORPG.com. Visit to discuss the game in the forums, add features, leave ratings, reviews and more at one of the largest MMO websites online.
April 9, 2012

Town Chooser Dropdown

Updates and patches: "Town Chooser Dropdown". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 3, 2012

Alliance List, Scrollbar

Updates and patches: "Alliance List, Scrollbar". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 1, 2012

Chat Filter, New UIv3

Updates and patches: "Chat Filter, New UIv3". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 26, 2012

Enter the Elemental Giveaway

Visit our developer blog to enter into the Illyriad Elemental Giveaway for a chance to win 5 of each type of Elemental and 50 Free Prestige! Contest ends March 29, 2012.
March 25, 2012

Tournament Stats

Updates and patches: "Tournament Stats". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 23, 2012

Congrats Tournament V Winners

The Illyriad Second Anniversary Tournament has now come to a close and winners have been announced. Thanks to all who participated and made this the best tournament to date!
March 22, 2012

Tournament Close

Updates and patches: "Tournament Close". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 6, 2012

Gaming the Combat

Updates and patches: "Gaming the Combat". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 29, 2012

Forum, Demolish, Facebook

Updates and patches: "Forum, Demolish, Facebook". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 26, 2012

Expired Effect Warnings

Updates and patches: "Expired Effect Warnings". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 25, 2012

Accounts, Names

Updates and patches: "Accounts, Names". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 24, 2012

Timers, Firefox, Facebook

Updates and patches: "Timers, Firefox, Facebook". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 23, 2012

Military Summary

Updates and patches: "Military Summary". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 22, 2012

Tournament V is Now Live

Alliances across Illyriad can now compete to hold territory and win prizes in our Second Anniversary Tournament, sponsored by Enjin and Typefrag.
February 21, 2012

Illyriad Celebrates 2 Years

In celebration of the second anniversary of Illyriad's launch into Alpha, the team held a dev chat to take community questions. Also, all active accounts have received 25 free prestige.
February 21, 2012

Diplomatic Sov, Caravans

Updates and patches: "Diplomatic Sov, Caravans". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 20, 2012

Dev Chat Livestream

Updates and patches: "Dev Chat Livestream". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 18, 2012

New Illyriad Website

The Illyriad website has a new look and more updated, detailed information about the game. Take a look around and let us know what you think on our forums!
February 18, 2012

Login, Registration, Website

Updates and patches: "Login, Registration, Website". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 14, 2012

Bug Fix Love <3

Updates and patches: "Bug Fix Love <3". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 13, 2012

GameSpy's 101 Free Games

Illyriad is proud to be listed as one of the 5 free strategy games of GameSpy's 101 free PC games for 2012.
February 6, 2012

Server and Bug Fix Patches

Updates to Illyriad server infrastructure, security and several bug fixes have been applied. Detailed patch notes are available at our forums.
February 5, 2012

Scheduled Downtime

Updates and patches: "Scheduled Downtime". Read more and discuss in the forum
January 18, 2012

Tournament IV Comes to a Close

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!
December 9, 2011

Apopalypse Now

Updates and patches: "Apopalypse Now". Read more and discuss in the forum
December 1, 2011

Vote for Illyriad

Updates and patches: "Vote for Illyriad". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 28, 2011

Diplomacy Tree Graphics

Updates and patches: "Diplomacy Tree Graphics". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 25, 2011

Server Move

Updates and patches: "Server Move". Read more and discuss in the forum
October 8, 2011

Diplomatic Visibility

Updates and patches: "Diplomatic Visibility". Read more and discuss in the forum
October 7, 2011

Chancery of Estates & Patchnotes

Updates and patches: "Chancery of Estates & Patchnotes". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 29, 2011

Patchnotes

Updates and patches: "Patchnotes". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 25, 2011

New Buildings and much more

Updates and patches: "New Buildings and much more". Read more and discuss in the forum
September 15, 2011

New Tech gfx, Improved Sharing

Updates and patches: "New Tech gfx, Improved Sharing". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 26, 2011

New Art, Google Checkout, Relocate

Updates and patches: "New Art, Google Checkout, Relocate". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 19, 2011

DevBlog, OpenId and various fixes

Updates and patches: "DevBlog, OpenId and various fixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
August 9, 2011

Map Changes, other fixes

Updates and patches: "Map Changes, other fixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 21, 2011

Mobile Prestige

Updates and patches: "Mobile Prestige". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 15, 2011

Tournament III - Compeleted

Updates and patches: "Tournament III - Compeleted". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 11, 2011

Patchnotes

Updates and patches: "Patchnotes". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 3, 2011

Faction Hubs, Prestige Options

Updates and patches: "Faction Hubs, Prestige Options". Read more and discuss in the forum
July 1, 2011

Memory leak patch

Updates and patches: "Memory leak patch". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 28, 2011

Chrome App, Prestige & Patch Day

Updates and patches: "Chrome App, Prestige & Patch Day". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 19, 2011

New gfx, Sov & more

Updates and patches: "New gfx, Sov & more". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 17, 2011

Patchnotes

Updates and patches: "Patchnotes". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 10, 2011

Blockade Fix, Patchnotes

Updates and patches: "Blockade Fix, Patchnotes". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 9, 2011

Old UI Retirement

Updates and patches: "Old UI Retirement". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 8, 2011

UIv2 Final Patchnotes

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Final Patchnotes". Read more and discuss in the forum
June 2, 2011

Commander Changes

Updates and patches: "Commander Changes". Read more and discuss in the forum
May 12, 2011

UIv2 Warmfixes Continued

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Warmfixes Continued". Read more and discuss in the forum
May 7, 2011

Marketplace graphs, Buddy program increase

Updates and patches: "Marketplace graphs, Buddy program increase". Read more and discuss in the forum
May 4, 2011

Free Daily Prestige or Resources!

Updates and patches: "Free Daily Prestige or Resources!". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 17, 2011

Content Update - Quests

Updates and patches: "Content Update - Quests". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 14, 2011

UIv2 Update & Warmfixes

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Update & Warmfixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 13, 2011

Commander Vitality

Updates and patches: "Commander Vitality". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 8, 2011

UIv2 Warmfixes 6, update

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Warmfixes 6, update". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 7, 2011

UIv2 Hotfixes 5

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Hotfixes 5". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 4, 2011

UIv2 Hotfixes 4

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Hotfixes 4". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 2, 2011

UIv2 Hotfixes 3

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Hotfixes 3". Read more and discuss in the forum
April 1, 2011

Chat Block

Updates and patches: "Chat Block". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 31, 2011

UIv2 Hotfixes

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Hotfixes". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 30, 2011

UIv2 Scheduled downtime (1 hr)

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Scheduled downtime (1 hr)". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 18, 2011

Coast and Island Regions

Updates and patches: "Coast and Island Regions". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 14, 2011

Caravan speed and research

Updates and patches: "Caravan speed and research". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 13, 2011

Early Trade Changes

Updates and patches: "Early Trade Changes". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 7, 2011

Diplomatic Unit Changes

Updates and patches: "Diplomatic Unit Changes". Read more and discuss in the forum
March 1, 2011

Construction Time Changes

Updates and patches: "Construction Time Changes". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 28, 2011

Nature NPC Expansion

Updates and patches: "Nature NPC Expansion". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 6, 2011

UIv2 Optional Testing

Updates and patches: "UIv2 Optional Testing". Read more and discuss in the forum
February 1, 2011

Tournament Results

Updates and patches: "Tournament Results". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 29, 2010

Trade v2 enhanced marketplace

Updates and patches: "Trade v2 enhanced marketplace". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 24, 2010

Moving Your City

Updates and patches: "Moving Your City". Read more and discuss in the forum
November 22, 2010

Illyriad now on Facebook

Updates and patches: "Illyriad now on Facebook". Read more and discuss in the forum
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