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Braving Britannia: Tales of Melancholy, Malice, and Peril in Ultima Online book chronicles player experiences in the seminal MMORPG

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Back in 2018, we ran an interview with author Wes Locher about his book that was all about "Life, Love, and Adventure" in...

Secret World player publishes fifth ‘unofficial’ novel

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For Secret World Legends fans, one truth is pretty evident: They're not getting any new stories in the game -- at least, any...
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World of Warcraft: Shadows Rising is a solid book stuck in an uncomfortable midspace

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My long-standing policy for the prequel novels for World of Warcraft expansions has been to not read them. We've gotten these things for...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Reviewing ArenaNet’s Complete Art of Guild Wars 20th anniversary edition book

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Talk long enough to Guild Wars fans about their favorite franchise, and chances are that sooner or later, they will start gushing about...

World of Warcraft Shadowlands is getting a prequel novel called Shadows Rising

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If for some reason you're still really hoping that Blizzard will pull some good storytelling in World of Warcraft, maybe point your...

Fan author of The Secret World releases a fourth book in her unofficial series

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Do you remember The Secret World fanfic author Amber “Blodwedd Mallory” McKee? She's an author who was given the go-ahead by Funcom...

Enter to win a digital copy of one of the Unofficial Legend of The Secret World novels!

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Back in October, we covered the heart-warming story of a Secret World Legends player who wrote a novel based on the game's IP....

Funcom allowed a fan to publish and sell a novel based on the Secret World franchise

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Here's one for the warm fuzzies bin: MOP reader Ocho (@BigMikeyOcho) of Casual Aggro and Beyond the Veil was first to...

Diablo franchise history book Stay Awhile and Listen nears the end of its Kickstarter

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Has it really been a month since we covered Stay Awhile and Listen, the second volume in David Craddock's history of Blizzard's development...

Interview and excerpt: The ‘Braving Britannia’ book preserves Ultima Online’s oral history

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Earlier this week, we wrote about the launch of a new book that's right up MMORPG fans' alley. Dubbed Braving Britannia: Tales of...

Star Wars Galaxies book takes fans back to this late, great MMO

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Unless you're willing to venture out onto the wild space of emulated servers, you won't be getting Star Wars Galaxies back. That doesn't...

New Ultima Online book gathers developer and player interviews to document oral history

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Old-school MMORPG players, heads-up for you: If you're a fan of Ultima Online or wanted to hear more about the seminal MMORPG after...

Guild Wars 2 announces weapon contest winners, adds new in-game book interface

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Remember that design-a-weapon contest that Guild Wars 2 was running last month? Well, it is all over now, and ArenaNet tallied up...
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Buy a whole book’s worth of technical breakdowns of the EVE Online frigates

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Do you enjoy owning books based on MMOs? Are you the sort of person who enjoys in-depth technical diagrams and discussion about fictional craft?...
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Richard Garriott publishes his memoirs

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When you've lived a life as wacky and full as Ultima creator Richard Garriott, it only stands to reason that you'd probably want to share...
It's just like Magic: the Gathering, but without any cards your friends can destroy like jerks.

Blizzard’s new book publishing company is bringing back oldies but goodies

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Remember last year when Activision Blizzard announced it was getting into the entertainment business with its movie production studio? It's also getting into...

A Parent’s Guide to Video Games: Condensing ‘The Video Game Debate’

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Remember The Video Game Debate? The...

Massively OP’s 2016 gift guide for the MMORPG bookworm

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Hey you! Yeah, the player who actually reads quest text and lore entries when all of the other hooting madmen are furiously clicking past...
It really does smell like lore.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: The lore book in review

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The Final Fantasy XIV lore book should not exist. I don't mean that it's something I wish had never been made; I mean...

Shroud of the Avatar’s first prequel novel is now available

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What's the perfect way to get ready for Shroud of the Avatar's summer pseudo-release? Why, by cracking open a brand-new prequel novel,...

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