Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Asheron's Call 2 dies again

Turbine, Inc maker of the Asheron's Call series of MMORPG's issued a cease and desist order to Lost Company late last year. Lost Company was in the process of creating emulation software that would allow fans of Asheron's Call 2 to once again visit the world of Dereth in AC2.

This effectively halts their efforts and I expect that no futher work will be done. It's very sad day for AC2 fans that were looking forward to this.

We have received a Cease and Desist order from Turbine. All progress is being halted on the Emu until further notice. We are looking into our legal recourse. Turbine is doing what it feels is necessary to protect their own interests. We disagree and feel that this emu is in their best interest. Please refrain from starting a flame war until you hear from us!

Notice: All links to downloadable stuff and the emu are disabled from now. You can still use the forums for discussion.


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Anonymous said...

this saddens me =(

Corwin.EoL said...

The people at Lost Company have something big to announce but they cannot announce it yet. I'll keep an eye on their site and will post when they release it.

Here's hoping it's something huge with AC2. Maybe Turbine is re-releasing it and that's why there was the C&D last year.

Corwin.EoL said...

Checked out their site and it appears that they are no longer in existence.

I guess the Cease and Desist order sunk them for good.

Anonymous said...

It's still alive. New name, new team, hidden in shadows!