Patch 1.04 and Development Kit out!
July 25, 2008
Patch 1.04 and the official Avencast Development Kit have been released. The Avencast Development Kit contains the complete set of tools required to modify or add new game content to Avencast – Rise of the Mage.
Furthermore the complete reference documentation of all Avencast engine commands and parameters is provided together with several tutorials explaining step by step how to use the level editor and modify game content.
Find both in our MEDIA section in the Patches area.
Official French Avencast site online!
March 12, 2008
Avencast: Rise of the Mage will be available in France from the 27th of March 2008 on. The official French Avencast site has already gone online now! Click here if you are French or if you just want to catch a glimpse of this wonderful page- it's eye candy!
'Hall of Fame' Demo Competition Winners - Confirmation
February 14, 2008
All winners have been confirmed. The following players will be awarded the following prizes:
Creative Labs X-Fi Soundcards:
Avencast card decks:
- NEMESIS 2
For more details, check out the Demo section!
Official Avencast 'Hall of Fame' Demo Competition!
January 22, 2008
The official Avencast 'Hall of Fame' Demo Competition has started. Creative Technology, ClockStone Software and Lighthouse Interactive are now looking for the most famous adept among all Avencast demo players! Win attractive prizes from Creative Labs! Play the Avencast: Rise of the Mage Demo and gain as many fame points as possible. Want to join the competition? Prizes will be given to the best players but some will also be allocated by random draw. Find out more in the Demo section!
Avencast released in NA + new trailer!
November 14, 2007
Avencast - Rise of the Mage is now available in the major retail stores throughout North America! Avencast offers a complete package of exciting features such as intense, action-packed combat sequences, mighty spells that are graphically stunning, and a multitude of the most diverse quests to conquer. The release of this highly anticipated challenging and fun game is accompanied by the release of a new Avencast trailer! Find it ready for download in 3 sizes in the video area of our Media section.
Gamezone rates with 78%!
November 7, 2007
One of the major game sites, Gamezone.com, has released a review for Avencast and gave it a rating of 78% for being an entertaining and challenging title with a pretty good level design, a nice mood, well working character animations and decent sounds. Find some excerpts and a link to the whole article in our Press section.
Avencast forum online
October 29, 2007
The Avencast forum is online. We have opened up a forum with boards in English and German. Have a look at it if you want to discuss Avencast, need help with riddles and quests or seek help from other users for troubleshooting. Everybody interested is welcome to join. Have a look at it here.
Live Chat with ClockStone on October 18th
October 10, 2007
You will have the possibility to chat with us about Avencast, ClockStone, or maybe just the weather in Austria on Thursday October 18th. If you want to pelt us with questions about the Avencast game, this is your chance! Visit XFire for more information and sign up for the chat!
Avencast Sneak Peek #2 at RPG Vault
August 30, 2007
Catch a glimpse of some monsters that haunt the world of Avencast! Read about the bizarre Nujao trees from the far away kingdom of Yuan. Meet the first guardian creatures of the mysterious crystal caves underneath the magic academy. Learn about some of the vicious foes who are damned to serve in demon lord Morgath’s army of destruction forever, in this second of four sneak peeks on IGN’s RPG Vault.
Avencast Gameplay Video out!
August 8, 2007
An Avencast Gameplay Video has been put online showing an advanced soul mage at work! Soul mages avoid close combat since it interferes with their channelling their magical powers. Blood mages, however, can only release their powers when facing the opponent eye to eye. To make a long story short: Avencast also offers melee combat, of course! And for those undecided fellows out there: Don't panic, you can just as well mix together your preferred cocktail of both!
Avencast Sneak Peek #1 at RPG Vault
July 24, 2007
Get an insider perspective on the type of combat system we are using in our game! Learn why we put so much stress on putting players in full control of their characters' movements. Learn why we don't want the transistors of your PC take care of the real battle. Comprehend why we want players to fight through and not click through Avencast, in this first of four sneak peeks on IGN's RPG Vault.
Avencast Interview at RPG Vault - Part2
June 11, 2007
The second half of the interview for IGN's RPG Vault has been released. Get a brief insight into the monster varieties, the magic system and the nature of the quests, as well as the technique and sound used in the game in Avencast: Rise of the Mage Interview-Part2
Avencast Interview at RPG Vault
June 01, 2007
Members of the Avencast Team have been interviewed for IGN's RPG Vault and the first part of the interview has now been released! Read about many interesting topics like Avencast's core strengths, the setting of its story, as well as the gameworld and combat experience offered in Avencast: Rise of the Mage Interview-Part1
March 22, 2007
ClockStone Software proudly announces that Netherlands based leading Publisher Lighthouse Interactive has acquired the worldwide (except Russia) publishing rights for “Avencast: The Rise of the Mage”, scheduled to release in Q3 2007.
Games Convention Leipzig
August 21th, 2006
I will be at the Games Convention in Leipzig (Aug 23-26). If you would like to meet me there, please contact us. I will be looking forward to arranging an appointment with you.
- Michael, Exec. Director ClockStone
August 14th, 2006
June 16th, 2006
We were spontaneously invited to present Avencast at the in(n)-motion event in Kufstein. Thanks for the very positive feedback we received there!
This is one of the posters we quickly put together and a photo of us preparing the presentation: