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Spun out of EA as one of the last remnants of Mythic Entertainment, Broadsword now runs Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot.

The Daily Grind: What’s your oldest memory of epic MMO guild drama?

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Let me tell you a story about my first real experience with guild drama. It was back in the days of yore, when I...

The MOP Up: World of Warships opens a book of German mythology

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Weird things are afoot in World of Warships, with a German mythological event, more German destroyers, and reworked commander skills hitting the game world! "For...

Massively Overthinking: How much should MMO subs be in 2021?

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MMORPG blogger Wilhelm at The Ancient Gaming Noob has a fantastic piece up this month on the traditional $15 MMO subscription. He dips back...

The Daily Grind: Do you play MMOs as the designers intended, or do you go your own way?

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Today's Daily Grind topic comes courtesy of MOP's resident meme-maker, Schlag Sweetleaf, who urged me to write about this after the piece we did...

The Game Archaeologist: Dragon Empires, Codemasters’ abandoned MMO

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The name "Codemasters" is far more familiar to European players than North American ones, as the British developer and publisher was active on the...

Massively Overthinking: Should PvP MMOs offer PvE servers?

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Last week, we covered the revelation that Corepunk is considering adding PvE servers to roster, and I have to say I didn't see it...

Four Winds: Final thoughts on Elyon’s first closed beta test

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Elyon's closed beta test came and went, and boy am I happy with what I played. It was unfortunate that the test fell on...

Dark Age of Camelot preps another rapid leveling catch-up event

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It can be disheartening to face the prospect of going back to an MMO and being so far behind the bulk of the playerbase....
Sure. Fine.

The MOP Up: Halo Infinite’s cross-platform pledge

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For those looking forward to Halo: Infinite's multiplayer shooty action, you should be pleased to hear that Microsoft has confirmed that the game will...

Ultima Online is planning some sort of do-over for player banking hubs

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Oh, Ultima Online: the game that pretty much invented the term banksitting, that thing you do when you just hang out at a video...

Massively Overthinking: The terrible hot-mess MMOs we have fun in anyway

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Every time we cover Hellgate London - and let's be honest, it's a lot since the game comes back from the dead at least...

Battle Bards Episode 191: Digging up the past

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Today’s episode of the Battle Bards was phoned in — phoned in with 2800-baud modems from the 1990s, that is! Steff, Syl, and Syp...

Old-school MMORPG Ravendawn has a whole lot in common with Tibia

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If you've been reading the MMORPG subreddit lately, you'll know that the mods there are making an attempt to feature indie MMO developers and...

Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore is a new ‘high risk-reward’ old-school MMORPG, now in alpha

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Let's have a peek today at Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore (formerly Blocky Ages), which is listed on Steam as an early access alpha MMO,...
Closer.

Four Winds: Why are Asian MMOs monetized the way they are?

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Welcome to Four Winds, Massively OP's newest column, dedicated to Asian MMOs and the culture around it. As the resident Black Desert columnist, I'm...
Tink tink.

The Daily Grind: What’s the most unique experience mechanic in MMOs?

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Bhagpuss over on MMO blog Inventory Full recently penned a piece about an experience mechanic in EverQuest II that I had completely forgotten existed:...

The MOP Up: Neverwinter’s April Fools dungeon

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April Fools Day may be past, but its spirit lives on in Neverwinter! This past week's small patch opened up a mini-dungeon for goofy...

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster shares the secret of good social design in MMOs

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Raph Koster, the game designer behind Ultima Online, Star Wars Galaxies, and Playable Worlds' upcoming project, has posted yet another essay about MMORPG design,...

The Daily Grind: Do you usually pick low-pop or high-pop servers in MMOs?

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The other day, MOP's Carlo posted a pic of Black Desert's server selection screen, showing a ton of servers flagged "crowded" even at a...

The MOP Up: Skyforge takes Switch players to the moon

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Earlier this year, Nintendo Switch users were treated to a full-fledged MMORPG with the launch of Skyforge on the platform. Now, Skyforge is taking...

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