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Massively Overthinking: No-thank-you bites in MMO gaming

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One of the things I always try to have my kids do is take a no-thank-you bite of new foods. They have to at...
House?

Neverwinter is retiring Bonding Runestones and making changes to companions

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How well does item level match to actual player power in Neverwinter? Not well enough, at least according to the way developers see it,...
Venting prevents ex-plo-si-on.

EVE Online is getting some changes to torpedoes with its next update

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When you fire a torpedo in EVE Online you would like it to have a notable impact. You are firing at a ship with...
Older times.

Vague Patch Notes: Players aren’t the only people who should prepare for their MMO to die

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There are certain realities that developers need to reckon with that start with acknowledging a certain degree of reality, and one of those bits...

Final Fantasy XIV opens its special site for patch 5.4, Futures Rewritten

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The next major Final Fantasy XIV patch arrives in early December, but you can start teasing out some information about it now via

The Daily Grind: What’s the longest you’ve gone without playing an MMO?

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It's been a rough fall for me personally as my family is preparing for a move. I've spent so much time building and packing...
Yes, you all meet in a tavern.

Perfect Ten: The 10 qualities of MMO sandboxes

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What is a sandbox MMO? At first glance, it seems like a pretty easy question to answer, especially if you're going by Kickstarter projects,...
One voice or several dozen.

Curseforge will be stopping new World of Warcraft add-on updates right as Shadowlands launches

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Sometimes, two events coincide in a way that is particularly unpleasant for more or less everyone. The changeover from Curseforge to Overwolf for World...
Friends? Kind of?

Fortnite adds in-game Houseparty support for video chat while you play

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So the world is covered in a suffocating miasma of death and you probably aren't hanging out with most of your friends in person....

So Guild Wars 2’s new roadrunner mount basically looks like a chocobo

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Yesterday's The Icebrood Saga: Champions: Truce update for Guild Wars 2 came with a fun surprise in the form of the Roadrunner skin...

The Daily Grind: How do you feel about MMO login rewards?

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When I sit down at the end of my day to get in my two hours of gaming, I always start with a ritual:...
Construct.

RuneScape rolls out Construction Contracts with its latest update

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The time has arrived for RuneScape players to stop holing up in their houses as a means of leveling up Construction. The new Construction...
Bran?

Path of Exile improves its stash tab functionality and fixes bugs

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If you like sentences which start with the words "fixed an issue," reading the patch notes for the latest Path of Exile...

Bungie casts a spotlight on the Black at Bungie Inclusion Club and its efforts to uplift Black devs and BLM

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Racial equality is still a vital topic and an important fight in a wide variety of sectors, including game dev. It's why Bungie helped...
I made this.

Dual Universe drops new voxel creation trailer, explains how it’ll protect individual creator blueprints

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Let's outline a scenario. You make a blueprint for a great ship in Dual Universe. Your acquaintance Trab asks you for the blueprint, which...

Choose My Adventure: Paradise planets, destroyed freighters, and hellbeasts in No Man’s Sky

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It would be super easy for me to make this week's ride in No Man's Sky a picture book. Not just because the...

Minescape is a custom-built recreation of RuneScape in Minecraft

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What happens when you combine Minecraft with RuneScape? You get a boxy version of the classic MMORPG, or more specifically, you get...
All things go, all things go.

World of Warcraft offers up a trailer for the upcoming Shadowlands launch

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Ready for a cinematic tease for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands? You really should be because the expansion is launching in just around a week,...
Get thee within, ye of victories forsaken.

Wisdom of Nym: My personal red lines for Final Fantasy XIV

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What would get me to stop liking Final Fantasy XIV? It's not exactly new or surprising to say that I'm fond of this game; a...
Hiss?

EverQuest II wrangles with login issues for nearly a week, extends Heroes’ Festival to November 19

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If you're an EverQuest II player, then you've likely been having a rough time logging in to the game over the last week....

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