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The Daily Grind: What MMO has the best login screen?

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You might think this is a trivial thing, but I heartily disagree, and all I have to do is point to a login screen...
FAREWELL!

Wisdom of Nym: What awaits Final Fantasy XIV’s Norvrandt in the future?

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I don't want to spoil Final Fantasy XIV's most recent patch here before the cut, but it is not exactly a spoiler to say...

Not So Massively: The dos and don’ts of stealing from single-player games

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In my last Not So Massively column, I looked at the right and wrong ways for other genres to steal from MMOs. But...

The Daily Grind: Which musical act do you wish would show up in your core MMO?

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Last week, we saw no less than three announcements of MMOs and MMO-adjacent titles collaborating with musical acts and pop stars in their worlds....
This wasn't it, Chief.

The Daily Grind: What has your biggest MMO Kickstarter disappointment been to date?

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The complete non-starter of Pathfinder Online did not surprise me. It was about what I expected, and it always struck me as one of...

Jukebox Heroes: The best of Granado Espada’s soundtrack

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So here's an impossible task that lies before me right now: picking one musical genre that defines Granado Espada's score. I can't. It...

The Game Archaeologist: The short ride of Auto Assault

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When you think of post-apocalyptic video games, what comes to mind? Most likely it's a crawl through a bombed-out or zombiefied landscape as you...

The Daily Grind: Do you like pop-up objectives in MMOs?

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Thinking back to my first days in WildStar, I think my brain went on sensory overload due to all of the Stuff that...
All over again.

WoW Factor: The stuff I’m genuinely excited for in World of Warcraft Shadowlands

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For the first time in the past three expansions, I am not in the beta for World of Warcraft's next expansion. This is fine....

The Daily Grind: What’s the most useful crafting profession in your MMO?

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While I'm never much one to craft in MMOs, that's usually because I don't see most crafting professions as beneficial in relation to how...
ha ha moneymaking go brrrrrrrrrr

Vague Patch Notes: Why stan an MMO with nothing to show for itself?

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We need to talk about Star Citizen, folks. But maybe not in the way you might be thinking. Not about the game's development, which...
Hashtag maybe some changes.

The Daily Grind: Have you ever led an MMO guild?

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Leadership in a guild has never been something I have sought. It has happened more than once, but literally every single time it was mostly...
Into the unknown.

Perfect Ten: Why do players keep playing MMOs they hate?

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Hating your recreation is an oddly common hobby for a lot of people. It's not universal, of course, but after any given new game...

The Daily Grind: Are you planning to buy a next-gen console?

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So at this point, we've now seen PlayStation 5 preorders go live, in a clusterfudge Sony has already apologized for, and we've...

Choose My Adventure: Wurm Online is not for me, and that’s OK

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Wurm Online has made me feel the most noobish I've ever felt in an MMORPG in ages even after the tutorial. A tutorial that, by the way, I did indeed do; it's literally impossible not to do the tutorial. I couldn't get in to a different island until I got through the tutorial. The tutorial was done.

The Daily Grind: What location in your favorite MMO have you only recently discovered?

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Until last week, somehow I had heard of the Agrilat Swamp but never actually visited it in Star Wars Galaxies. SWG Legends'

Fight or Kite: Spellbreak’s epic combat and classes set it far apart from the battle royale pack

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Another week, another battle royale arrives at my doorstep, this time with a subtle but sweet note attached: Please kind sir, take it in,...
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Wisdom of Nym: So… what if our last expansion is Final Fantasy XIV: Nextpack?

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Oh, yes, that's confirmed. The next Final Fantasy XIV expansion is entitled Nextpack, leading players to adventures in Land Mass, encountering the beast tribes First...

The Daily Grind: What’s your ‘palate cleanser’ MMO or MMO zone?

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A few weeks back, Justin said something on the MOP Podcast that stuck with me. He was talking about how he liked to go...

Jukebox Heroes: LOTRO’s Great Wedding soundtrack

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One reason why I keep highlighting Lord of the Rings Online patch soundtracks in this space is that the studio actually makes an...

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