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Desert Oasis: Black Desert Online should be 2020’s MMO of the year

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Well here we are again, heading to the end of another year. And while many are eager for this year to end, us gamers...
Ominous.

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2020

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Whew. We're finally getting close to the end of 2020, and I think I speak for all of us when I say that it...

The Daily Grind: What features from single-player games would you like to see in MMOs?

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Let's be honest: Sometimes we might play games other than MMOs. Treason, I know, but that's also what's called being "well-rounded" and "a gamer...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s Go Beyond update is surprisingly solid for vets and newcomers alike

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Yes, in case you missed it, Pokemon Go's Go Beyond update is live. My preview piece was updated right up to the...

Fight or Kite: Albion Online’s mobile beta hits the sweet spot

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I’m still in quite a lull when it comes to MMOs as of late. I don’t know whether it’s related to the time of...

Pokemon Go’s Go Beyond, seasonal events, and PvP season 6 are all live

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Good news for Pokemon fans: Pokemon Go's Go Beyond update is now live. The promised raised level cap, XP booster, and surprising...
Point.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part three: Influences and summation

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One of the things that I generally like to avoid doing is comparing World of Warcraft to other MMOs on the market. Even as...

The Daily Grind: Which IP should never, ever be turned into an MMO?

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Oh please please please don't ruin Farscape with a badly done MMO. I don't think there's any danger of this, I hasten to point out....
So... we cool, huh? We cool?

Wisdom of Nym: Analyzing the last pre-patch Final Fantasy XIV producer’s letter

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Well, it looks like we've got no actual new information on the next expansion. I'm not sure how to feel about that. I mean,...
Burnsauce.

First impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part two: Endgame experience

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Once you get to max level in World of Warcraft, the game changes. This should not be a surprise, as it has been...

The Daily Grind: Do you actually like noob zones in MMORPGs?

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I think there's a widespread grumpiness for MMORPG tutorials. Either they're so pointless and easy that you're bored, or they deluge you with too...

Jukebox Heroes: The best of Ashen Empires’ soundtrack

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Originally inspired by the Ultima series, Dransik came out in the early 2000s as an isometric MMO that rode the rails of indie...
swank

The Daily Grind: What’s the best method for delivering MMO quests?

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I have long held that among the many (many) things World of Warcraft codified in the big book of MMORPG "rules" is the...
Construct.

The Daily Grind: Is RuneScape part of your MMO gaming history?

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Several times on the podcast we've marveled at how there is this bizarre disconnect between the apparent huge popularity of RuneScape and how...

Desert Oasis: So, is the PlayStation 5 an upgrade for Black Desert on console?

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Way back in August, I did a first impression of Black Desert for the PlayStation 4. It was a solid game, but I...
Fish.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part one: Story and leveling

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In a lot of ways, the problem with talking about World of Warcraft is the same problem when you try to talk about...

The Daily Grind: Do server merges make you worried about an MMO’s health?

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I've been covering the MMORPG genre professionally for well over 10 years now, and a whole lot has changed in that timespan, including the...
Is contempt the word I'm looking for here?

The Daily Grind: How many MMO guilds are you in?

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I'm always impressed when I talk to MOP's Justin and he's just joined a new guild in the MMORPG he's playing at the moment....
Not paying attention is not a mark of honor.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO blessings to be thankful for in 2020

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There is no doubt that this has been a much more difficult year than most in many respects, almost to the point where it's...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best twist on the archer class?

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Call 'em Archers, call 'em Rangers, call 'em Katnisses -- whatever the designation, they're the ones who stand there with a bow looking all...

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