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Desert Oasis: In praise of the charmingly chaotic Black Desert community

One of my favorite dishes is dinuguan (dinu-goo-ahn). It's a pork dish covered in a sauce with the consistency of curry and the dark...

Desert Oasis: How AFKing in Black Desert is more productive than you think

You know what I enjoy doing in MMOs? Not doing anything. I fancy myself an AFK enthusiast. Finding a nice, scenic spot to park...

Desert Oasis: A post-mortem examination of Black Desert’s defunct Shadow Arena

Last week was such an intense week for Black Desert. The community took a blow when news broke out regarding

Desert Oasis: Understanding and critiquing Black Desert’s RNG systems

One of the main critiques readers made about my first Desert Oasis column last month was that I did not mention...

Desert Oasis: Reframing player perceptions of Pearl Abyss’ MMO Black Desert

Hello and welcome to our revival of the Black Desert column! The Desert Nomad decided it was time to reroll for the new...

Black Desert Online explains the intent of the Adventure Log and Dark Rift

Jae-hee Kim, executive producer for Black Desert Online, has penned a letter to provide some context for the recent additions of Bartali's Adventure...

Black Desert Online will show off new Archer class, Drieghan expansion at TwitchCon 2018

The folks at Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games have announced their plans for TwitchCon 2018, where they'll be showing off the...

Black Desert Online rolls out three new in-game events, announces remastered soundtrack

This week, Black Desert Online didn't undergo its regular maintenance, so although there's no new patch, Pearl Abyss is making up for...

Black Desert Online will launch its Drieghan expansion in the West on November 14th

This November, a new expansion is coming to Pearl Abyss's sandbox MMO Black Desert Online. The expansion, titled Drieghan, will release...

Black Desert Online’s latest patch reworks Node War system, kicks off Beerfest event

This week's Black Desert Online patch introduces changes to the game's Node War system, marks the beginning of the three-week Beerfest in-game event,...

E3 2018: Hands-on with the superb (and hopefully Switch-bound) Black Desert Mobile

While I've had kind words to say about the potential for mobile in the past - particularly MMOARGs - I just haven't been able...

Massively OP’s guide to the 2016 MMORPG winter holidays

It's time to get all snuggly in front of a crackling fire, roast up some chestnuts, down a gallon of hot chocolate, and log...
Swing like you mean it.

Black Desert plans to roll out all Awakenings by the end of the year

Whatever your choice of class in Black Desert, you have an Awakening waiting. The game's native Korean version has been steadily rolling out...

E3 2016: Black Desert on PvP, sieges, and lessons learned

Though Daum didn't have a booth at this year's E3, I managed to snag some time with Black Desert PR/Marketing Manager Rick van Beem. Given some...

Desert Nomad: Massively OP’s guide to Black Desert’s siege warfare

Hello friends, and welcome back to Desert Nomad. This week is a pretty big one for Black Desert, as I’m sure you’re...

Desert Nomad: Immersion, atmosphere, and roleplaying in Black Desert

Hello friends, and welcome back to Desert Nomad, your more or less biweekly source of ramblings that are almost guaranteed to be at...

Desert Nomad: The misplaced individuality of Black Desert

Hello, friends, and welcome back at long last to another installment of Desert Nomad. I'm very sorry to have kept you all waiting...

Desert Nomad: Avoiding overload in Black Desert

Hello, fellow Black Desert wanderers, and welcome back to another week’s installment of Desert Nomad. If you’ve been reading the column regularly,...

Desert Nomad: Quality of life in the Black Desert

Hello friends, and welcome back to Desert Nomad. After last week’s in-depth look at Black Desert’s cash shop, I decided that this week...

Desert Nomad: Diving deep into Black Desert’s cash shop

Hello, friends, and welcome back to Desert Nomad. This week, I'd like to take the opportunity to talk about a subject that has...

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