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New York Times Bestselling Author Tracy Hickman and Writer Laura Hickman to Speak at Las Vegas Event on September 24th

SEPTEMBER 14, 2004 - FAIRFAX, VA - Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the critically-acclaimed massively-multiplayer online role-playing game Dark Age of Camelot, today announced that Dragonlance originators Tracy and Laura Hickman will be the keynote speakers for the Dark Age of Camelot Roundtable fan gathering. The Roundtable will be held at the Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on September 24th where Tracy and Laura will be speaking about the fantasy world and its impact on today's society.

Tracy Hickman is a New York Times bestselling co-author (with Margaret Weis) of many Dragonlance novels including the original Dragonlance Chronicles, Dragonlance Legends, Rose of the Prophet and Darksword trilogies as well as the seven-book Deathgate Cycle. Tracy and Laura Hickman are remembered together for their role-playing game designs in Dragonlance and the Oasis of the White Palm series, but are best known for their classic adventure, the original Ravenloft.

About Dark Age of Camelot Roundtable Fan Gathering

As Dark Age of Camelot approaches the third anniversary of its launch, players from around the world are invited to gather on September 24th and 25th to meet one another and the game's developers. The Roundtable will feature Dark Age of Camelot-themed activities including LAN play and costume contests. NVIDIA and Prima Games are among the official Roundtable sponsors, and along with Mythic will provide an array of prizes.

The Las Vegas Roundtable will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on September 24th - 25th. For more information on the event and to purchase tickets, please go to

About Dark Age of Camelot

Dark Age of Camelot is a next generation massively-multiplayer online role-playing game ("MMORPG"), and features state-of-the-art 3D graphics with multiple class and race combinations, a robust trade skill system, and the most comprehensive player Guild system in any MMORPG. The world of Dark Age of Camelot features three Realms at war - Midgard, Hibernia and Albion. Based on the mythologies of Viking-era Scandinavia, ancient Ireland, and Arthurian Britain, respectively, the once-peaceful Realms began to battle after the death of King Arthur. Players quest, fight monsters, form guilds and eventually gain enough power to defend their Realm from enemies.

Since its release, Dark Age of Camelot has received critical acclaim, including Online Game of the Year by Computer Games Magazine and Computer Gaming World, and PC Game of the Year by USA Today and MSNBC. With an industry-leading customer support program, Dark Age of Camelot continues to grow and expand worldwide and has proven to be an enduring success.

For more information about Dark Age of Camelot, visit

About Mythic Entertainment

Mythic Entertainment is one of the most successful developers and publishers of massively multiplayer online role-playing games in the world. Credited with 15 online games, including the award winning "Dark Age of Camelot®," Mythic's success is based in proprietary technology, superior game design and exemplary customer service delivered by a talented staff of more than 150 people. "Dark Age of Camelot®" is played by more than 250,000 subscribers in almost every country in the world, and has been translated into four languages.

In March 2003, TA Associates completed a $32 million investment in Mythic, the largest ever granted to any independent game developer. Mythic has been recognized for their business achievements by the Inc. 500, Deloitte and Touche's Fast 500, and as a 2004 finalist in the Dell Small Business Awards. In addition to "Dark Age of Camelot®" expansions, Mythic is currently developing "ImperatorTM," a next-generation Sci-fi MMORPG, scheduled for release in winter of 2005. More information about Mythic Entertainment is available at


Rannie Yoo


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