Urgent: Legends of Aria is leaving Steam

Notice from July 2022

Legends of Aria recently announced that the game is being removed from Steam, but it remains listed at this time during a grace period to allow existing users time to move to standalone accounts.

New players should avoid Steam and use the normal standalone version of the game.

Existing Steam users please see the announcement posted in the LOA Discord for details on how to migrate your account from Steam to a standalone account.

Please note that Shards of Britannia staff has no control over the Steam migration process, please direct all concerns or questions to Legends of Aria staff.

The zone for the Britain moat fishing rares has now been extended. This now starts at the Britain Blacksmith runs down south to Britain Bank and then west along the moat.

The Moonglow Bazaar has been extended to August 1st at 9am UTC due to the upcoming LoA scheduled maintenance for next week

The Moonglow Bazaar has been extended to August 1st at 9:00am UTC.

There are currently only a few vendor spots left! The prices on these remaining spots have been reduced to 5,000gp for quick sale.

Happy buying and selling!

Citadel Studios posted an announcement on the Legends of Aria Discord server today indicating Scheduled Maintenance that will start next week on Mon July 11th going to Fri July 15th with no specific times stated.

The downtime is expected to affect all LoA services including services required to run community servers. This means that SoB will be inaccessible during the downtime.

Citadel Studios has indicated that they will prioritize Web Services & Login Server first so that community server downtime is minimized. As soon as more information is available we will share it with you all.

See the announcement from Citadel Studios here: https://discordapp.com/channels/120933389929807872/194889383701250048/995050723681255484

The loot tables for Lich King and Ancient Hydra have been updated.

New fishing rares have been cycled into the Britain Bank Moat. This will come into effect after the next restart.

House Rotation has been added! Now, when you use the Pack & Relocate option on your house, upon placing the house again you will be able to choose which orientation you wish the house to face.

Note: This feature will be available on June 25th after the daily restart at 9am UTC

  • Fixed Stuck option for Cove + fixed issue with staying frozen if Stuck teleport is interrupted
  • Fixed issue with being able to hide/invis to avoid damage from delayed spells
  • Fixed issue with not being able to lockdown the following items: Fabric Rack, Red Rug & several legacy items
  • Digging with a shovel will now check for Harvesting Bags in your inventory
  • Improved Veteran Rewards tooltips, all veteran rewards items should have missing tooltips added & will now show the age requirement
  • Fixed Arms Lore display issue after using Fortification Powder & improved window layout
  • Fixed issue with Market Rack furniture items not inheriting the color of wood used to craft them
  • Added support for paying from bank for hireling mercenaries
  • Fixed issue with tooltips on hotbar icons for weapons or other objects not showing the full tooltip details
  • Fixed issue with stealing from dungeon containers triggering criminal action
  • Added Remove Trap scroll to Mage buy data & added missing scrolls buy data to Scribe vendors
  • Fixed Ferrymaster not consuming gold from checks in the bank
  • Fixed button layout on house deco window
  • Fixed issue with tinker traps exploding for the player that applied the trap when they open the container in some cases
  • Fixed issue with not being able to fully feed pets, causing them to seemingly eat forever
  • Fixed issue with pets not regenerating stats after being resurrected
  • Fixed double-click to mount not working after resurrecting a bonded pet
  • Fixed issue with using "Toggle Default" option on regular runebooks causing the Sacred Runebooks options to be applied to them by mistake
  • Improved runebook hotbar icons, icons will now obey the Default Rune at the time of dragging the runebook to the hotbar, please re-create your runebook hotbar icons

Rental properties that have permanent containers will now be secured and usable for renters. This fixes an issue with getting items stuck in the containers previously due to them being unusable.

  • Fixed issue with Fabled Net spawning the wrong sea creatures sometimes
  • Fixed issue with attempting to buy a Bulk Order from a Bulk Order Book taking the gold but not completing the transaction
  • Fixed issue with dragging the last item from an organizer pouch and dropping it to the hot-bar causing the item to be dropped in the world or disappear, now the item will go to your backpack if the origin container no longer exists
  • Fixed issue with crafting repairs failing 100% of the time if your skill level exceeds 100 from bonuses like the Tailor's Apron
  • Fixed issue with Veterinary being used when bandaging hired mercenaries
  • Fixed issue with Disarm Trap skill requirement not matching Lockpicking's skill requirements
  • Fixed issue with Ethereal Bones not stacking with other Ethereal Bones in some cases

At the end of this month, Legends of Aria is being de-listed from Steam. If you've been playing from Steam, below are the steps to access the game moving forward.

If you require assistance or have questions please send an email to the address below. Please be aware that Shards of Britannia staff cannot assist with this process as it is managed entirely by Citadel Studios.

If you already have a legendsofaria.com account, skip to step 3.

1) Go to https://legendsofaria.com/ and click "PLAY FREE" to make an account

2) Fill in your details, including the email you use for Steam & click "Continue" once filled out

3) Send an email to [email protected] with "Steam Player" in the subject, and provide the email address used for your account

Static Crystals, server performance improvements, Maim re-worked, and additional balance changes! Check out the full notes here.

https://wiki.shardsofbritannia.com/en/updates/release-notes-june-14-2022

We're aware there are currently issues accessing some parts of faction bases. This will be resolved as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.

The Moonglow rental apartments have had their prices reduced and they have also been updated to allow vendors to be placed on the exterior wall around the doorway for your selling needs.

You can now fish up exciting new rares in the moat right next to Britain Bank!

Unique fishing rares can now be fished up in the water right next to Britain Bank.

You will require 65 Fishing Skill for this.

We've released some fixes and an additional pvp mechanic, spell fizzle windows. Read the full details on the wiki!

https://wiki.shardsofbritannia.com/en/updates/release-notes-june-3rd-2022

We've released an extensive balance update along with some new Faction Pillar Conflict balancing mechanics! Loot has also been overhauled with much more consistent and rewarding gold drops. Check out the full notes here.

https://wiki.shardsofbritannia.com/en/updates/release-notes-june-2-2022

The server's first rental properties have been setup and are now available for renting. There are 9 units available just Southwest of Moonglow Bank. More properties will be setup throughout the world as time permits with different shapes and sizes. You can see more details about how rental properties work here: https://wiki.shardsofbritannia.com/en/housing#rental-property

  • Fixed an issue with being able to tame human mercenaries, this was not intended
  • Fixed an issue with torches preventing meditation in some cases
  • Fixed an issue with Gravedigging not working in some cases
  • Fixed an issue with Peacemaking not being prevented properly for invulnerable targets

Make sure to log out and back in to receive all of these updates, thank you!