balance

So, how about those balance issues?

Destiny addresses major bug before Trials of Osiris return

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Competitive content that's meant to push players to their limits is something less than effective when bugs muck up the process. The Destiny team...
In homeboy's defense, he really was a harbinger of doom.

WoW Factor: Cataclysm was bad, but revamping the world isn’t

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For about four years, Cataclysm handily defended its title of Worst World of Warcraft Expansion, coming in behind all of the actual expansions as...
doge, wow

Project Gorgon on the difference between testing and launch balancing

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Can we get a quick show of hands indicating who likes logging into a familiar MMO and finding out that every one of his...
Just calling to check in on you and all.

Skyforge previews its next major update, Aelion’s Call

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It hasn't been all that long since the first major update to Skyforge, but the developers are pushing full steam ahead on the game's...
Kyle, the deal is this - I used to think that my job was making sure a very specific sort of ship didn't get past orbit. And that was my job, and I did it. And then one day? They told me that it wasn't important any more, and that those ships could land, and no one had wanted them shot down for a very long time. And you know what, Kyle? It turns out - and I'm as surprised as anyone - that I just really, really like shooting down spaceships. So now I'm freelance.

Tribes: Ascend test server rewrites classes in a major way

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Tribes: Ascend is getting updates again, with the first update hitting the test server soon. So what are you expecting? A bit of balance...
Just looking good.

Crowfall answers community questions on development

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A small number of players are getting their first taste of what Crowfall is going to be, and that's a good thing. The result...

World of Warcraft Death Knight solos world boss

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Has your group ever wiped on World of Warcraft's Supreme Lord Kazzak world boss? If so, you're bad and you should feel bad, because...
Blinded by the X.

Guild Wars 2 adjusts the Revenant based on test feedback

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You can't be playing a Revenant full-time in Guild Wars 2 at this point, but the test weekends with the profession highlighted some balance...
Welcome to the no. No. I'm tired of this joke. I hate that song. No.

SMITE adds in Ravana and mixes up the jungle gameplay

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The developers of SMITE looked at the game and saw that quite frankly, parts of it were getting stale. The most recent patch notes...
Nightly.

SMITE reworks Nox and improves the Arena

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It's a rough ride when your main deity in SMITE gets hit with big changes; you have to learn how to play the character...
Up, up, up!

Path of Exile wipes beta progress with latest patch

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Beta testing for Path of Exile's next major update, The Awakening, is going about as well as testing ever does. The newest patch for...
Something like that, anyhow.

Star Wars: The Old Republic tests a balance patch with more home space

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Do you feel your home on Tatooine in Star Wars: The Old Republic just filled up too quickly? The developers think it did. A...
A wreck of our ambition

The Repopulation tweaks combat and building in its latest patch

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Launch rushes onward toward The Repopulation like... some sort of extremely fast launch-related thing. The metaphor isn't perfect. Neither is the game's combat system,...
Overpowered.

Lord of the Rings Online releases a balance patch with new roleplaying stage

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The most recent patch to Lord of the Rings Online will go down in infamy for its basic lute volume nerfs. It's 12% quieter...
Going back.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV and the unknown expansion skills

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If you've been paying attention the last few weeks, you've doubtlessly heard a fair bit about the new skills that the various classes and...
Needs more space dragons.

EVE Online’s Carnyx update goes live on June 2nd

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Players excited for the Sovereignty overhaul coming to EVE Online need only wait a couple of days more before it rolls onto the live...
Land of Britain

Land of Britain devs explain levels, discuss balance, and use the word concatenated in a sentence

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If you're curious about the mechanics behind the Unreal-powered fantasy MMO Land of Britain, look no further than the game's latest website post that covers...
It's not just me, right?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV is ready to expand

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There's a phrase that gets passed around my house frequently these days, and the phrase is "expansion mode." I have two characters locked into...
Dungeons? Check. Dragons? Check. What else could need changing?

Neverwinter outlines new and upcoming changes

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When lead designer Scott Shicoff took point on Neverwinter, his first dispatch to the community was a statement that he and the rest of...
It's coming down.

Final Fantasy XIV nerfs the Steps of Faith in 2.57 patch

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Are you stuck on the last part of Final Fantasy XIV's main scenario quest? The last trial introduced, Steps of Faith, is a pretty...

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