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GTA Online

The Daily Grind: Are you playing GTA Online?

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I've been playing GTA V an absurd amount since Monday. It's basically two games, though, which is problematic for an already overloaded schedule. I...
ArcheAge

Leaderboard: Which style of MMO PvP do you prefer?

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MMO PvP comes in a lot of different flavors, and while all of them involve sticking the pointy end into the other man to...

The Daily Grind: Do you plan ahead in your MMOs?

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I am a horrible, horrible chess player. It's not that I don't understand the game or have the mind for basic strategies but that...

Jukebox Heroes: The Crew’s soundtrack

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Sometimes the best soundtracks are hiding where you least expect them. Though perhaps I shouldn't be that surprised that The Crew has an impressive score....
Elder Scrolls Online

Elder Scrolls Online’s welcome back weekend starts April 16

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Elder Scrolls Online is officially welcoming back beta participants on April 16th at 10:00 am. EDT. The free trial lasts through Monday, April 20th...
EVE Online

CCP recaps EVE Fanfest security presentation

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CCP has published a quick post calling attention to its security and anti-cheat policies in EVE Online. The update is basically a recap of...

Could this algorithm detect a forum troll?

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We've all known trolls who love to dwell in dank forum posts and shadowy comment sections, ready to spread ill will and spark flame wars...

Sword and Bored: Encumbrance

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Mo discovers that cognitive dissonance is required to make sense of MMO encumbrance systems.
IMPASSIONED SHOUTING

Warhammer 40k: Eternal Crusade shows off its ork leader

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Warhammer 40k: Eternal Crusade has revealed the leader of the game's Orks, to the extent that the Orks can really have a leader, and...
Syrio Forel

The Daily Grind: Would you play a Game of Thrones MMO?

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Did you watch Game of Thrones last night? I didn't. I'll get around to it eventually, though, I'm sure. How about a Game of...

EverQuest II’s latest forum and Reddit drama

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EverQuest II players concerned about alleged excessive forum moderation after a suspension of one of the community's more prominent supporters and the studio focus...

MMO Mechanics: How strong communities are barriers-to-exit

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MMOs occupy a unique position in our game libraries because they include a wide range of clever mechanics that keep us logging in day...

One Shots: Early morning ride

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It's been a long tradition (from before my tenure) to use a black-and-white version of the first picture of the week for the header...
It was kind of mostly satisfying at the time, anyway.

The Daily Grind: What sort of characters do you have a tendency to play?

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As a roleplayer, I have a lot of different character types that I've played, lots of different archetypes and the like. However, taking any...

The Game Archaeologist: Roleplaying dreams in Underlight

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After years of digging into the field of classic MMOs, I know there aren't too many undiscovered titles that haven't been brought to my attention...

The Daily Grind: What promised yet undelivered feature sticks in your craw?

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There are few things more annoying than a developer promoting an upcoming feature or change and then never delivering on it. Four expansions later,...

Massively Overthinking: The death of the MMO guild

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This week's Massively Overthinking question comes to us from Kickstarter donor JakeDunnegan, who is worried about the future of MMORPG guilds. When EverQuest came along, I was...

The Secret World fans prepare ‘investigation RP event’

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The Secret World has always had a vibrant roleplaying community, and now these players are creating the next big event for the game. A...
Hashtag swag.

Preview RIFT’s player dimensions made with the Anywhere key

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Player housing sometimes is difficult to get a handle on. When given an infinite canvas, some players don't know what to do with all...
Elder Scrolls

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO fantasy setting?

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I've been fooling about in Elder Scrolls Online this week, and in some ways it's like coming home. I wrote Massively's ESO column for...

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