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Global Chat: Warming up to story-driven MMORPGs

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Do you play MMOs for the narrative or ignore the story altogether? There's a sharp line dividing the community on this issue, but MMO...

Diablo II Resurrected’s first anniversary patch is live with terror zones but not season two

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Diablo II Resurrected's second season - and new sundering charms - won't actually release until October 6th, but the 2.5 patch is live as...

Massively Overthinking: The MMO Kickstarters that let us down

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MOP's Chris penned a solid piece earlier this week about the fate that has apparently befallen Destiny's Sword, and as I was editing it,...

Classic Tibia is getting sound for the first time in 25 years

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One of the oldest MMORPGs around is finally getting a voice - in the form of sound, that is. The devs behind Classic MMO...

Fractured Online’s latest patches stabilize the game, squash bugs, and close up a duping exploit

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Now that Fractured Online has hit the seas of early access, it's time for the inevitable bug patching and stability improving updates that invariably...

Global Chat: Torchlight Infinite’s infinite challenges

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The upcoming Torchlight Infinite is starting to build some positive buzz for this multiplayer ARPG, and Battle Stance was on the scene to check...
It's not nothing!

Massively Overthinking: Have you ever returned to an old MMO and fallen in love?

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Earlier this month, MOP's Eliot penned a WoW Factor that doesn't quote but certainly does evoke the ol' Heraclitus quote about how you cannot...

Dauntless’ roadmap teases community-built Behemoth, new game mode, and mini-events

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There are not too many months remaining in 2022, but just because time is running out on the year doesn't mean that players of...

Blade & Soul posts patch notes and season 4 battle pass for this week’s Autumn Overture

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Later this week, players of Blade & Soul will be getting the Autumn Overture update and its various features. One of those features is...

Camelot Unchained devs are working on siege models and a UI refresh

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While City State Games has been relatively quiet this summer, work on the long-awaited Kickstarted MMO Camelot Unchained apparently continues, as the game's latest...

Old School RuneScape preps a beta for its Wilderness boss rework while RuneScape pretties up starter zones

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Old School RuneScape has discussed changing the bosses and lairs of the Wilderness zone before, but later this week on Wednesday, September 14th, players...

Albion Online details changes to the Roads of Avalon and a new single-player environment

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Albion Online is ready to talk its next upcoming content update, which is making some changes to the Roads of Avalon based on player...

Massively Overthinking: The weirdest ways we’ve leveled in MMOs

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One of my favor flavors of fluff post we do occasionally is report on folks who have accomplished fame by leveling "wrong" in MMOs,...

Lost Ark is finally back online as Amazon announces which servers will be merged

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Lost Ark players were understandably frustrated yesterday when the servers didn't return after maintenance with the patch and instead was offline thanks to a...

Global Chat: How can MMOs help us navigate better?

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Contains Moderate Peril recently tackled a subject that is very near to my heart, which is the tools, difficulty, and art of navigating around...

Old School RuneScape takes in feedback for quest speedrunning worlds

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Last week, Jagex shared a rundown of how quest speedrunning worlds in Old School RuneScape would work, which in turn has brought forth some...
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Battle Bards Episode 216: FFXIV Before Meteor

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While Final Fantasy XIV players won’t shut up about A Realm Reborn, it’s not often you hear people speaking fondly of the original 1.0...

The Game Archaeologist: How Ultima Online got made

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You know how there’s that yokel in every global chat channel that likes to troll players by claiming that World of Warcraft was the...

ArcheAge Unchained’s new fresh start server won’t time-gate progression

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We're just two weeks out from the launch of ArcheAge Unchained's new fresh start server now, and Kakao is finally explaining just what to...

MMO dev Raph Koster disambiguates sandboxes, themeparks, simulation, and stagecraft

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Veteran MMO developer Raph Koster, who himself is working on a sandbox MMO couched in a metaverse, is back with another dev blog this...

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