Well now, this came out of nowhere. Once upon a time, Turbine's Asheron's Call
' which is still running to this day ' had an apocalypse dropped on it. The result? A vastly re-shaped world that had 'sequel' written all over it ' but mainly on the box, because it was called Asheron's Call 2. It was quite well-received back in 2002, but by 2005, subscriber numbers had dwindled to a mere15,000
. To put it in perspective using entirely made-up math, that's one 11 trillionth of a World of Warcraft. So Turbine dropped another apocalypse on its flagship fantasy world, only this time, it was a bit more final. Except that, as it turns out, it actually wasn't at all. Without even so much as a warning, Turbine's plucked Asheron's Call 2 from its early grave
, breathed life back into its dusty lungs, and sent it on its way.