The Daily Grind: Have you ever fallen in love with MMO-ish content in non-MMOs?


Today’s Daily Grind is inspired by a thread I spotted on the MMORPG subreddit a while back. The author was talking about stumbling into a non-MMO – Monster Hunter World, in this case – and finding some of the MMORPG content that he wasn’t getting out of real MMORPGs, specifically a sense of progression, discovery, and multiplayer tactics.

Does this happen to you too? Because it does me. I got really obsessed with a little social farming sim earlier this year, and it had a lot of the content – world persistence, gathering, crafting, building, housing, and useful multiplayer after a fashion – that I want from an MMO and that isn’t often offered in MMOs. It wasn’t actually an MMO, though, and of course it was missing things like adventuring and combat that I also like to have. But it definitely satisfied some of the things that I look for.

Have you fallen in love with MMO-ish content in non-MMOs? Which non-MMOs have that spark?

Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s Daily Grind!
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