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Fight or Kite: Forget Overwatch 2 – Gundam Evolution meets your anime FPS needs

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As a self diagnosed techie, I’ve always had a soft spot for mech-related games and shows. But I haven’t had too many opportunities in...

Choose My Adventure: Returning to the very beginning of Lost Ark

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I've been away from Lost Ark long enough that I'm effectively being left in the dust in terms of endgame - presumably, anyway -...

The Daily Grind: Are MMOs obsessed with suffering?

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Today we're going to play a game I like to call "I saw a cool thread on Reddit months ago and saved the link,...
Alas and alack.

Wisdom of Nym: The problem with Final Fantasy XIV’s consumables and buffs

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All right, gang, who wants a sandwich? Especially if that sandwich involves... a boost to your Determination and Critical Hit rating for the next...

The Daily Grind: How many MMO toons can you juggle at once?

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I may have overdone it with the City of Heroes toons. I'm currently working on a project to level several dozen characters up so I...
Riding along in my hippomobile.

The Daily Grind: How good do you think you are in your MMO of choice?

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If there's one thing that I've learned over the years in which I have played MMOs, it's that people who are quick to point...

The Game Archaeologist: Dark Ages, the weird lovechild of Celtic lore and Lovecraftian legends

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While the online world was fascinated by "the Big Three" Western MMOs in 1999 -- that would be EverQuest, Ultima Online, and Asheron's Call...

The Daily Grind: What could MMOs put into a dungeon to give you cold sweats?

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We all have different fear triggers in real life -- and some of these make horrible cameos in video games. Don't like arachnids? Welcome to...
SUUUUUUUUURGE

WoW Factor: Updating our World of Warcraft expansion data set with the Dragonflight release date

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Aw yeah, who likes math? I like math. I really like math, and you all know it, and you have to consistently sit there...

Working As Intended: My 25 years of Ultima Online

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Twenty-five years ago my boyfriend, Paul, and I walked into a shop to find a new game to play together. He picked up this...

The Daily Grind: Do you engage in ‘mapping’ in explorable MMORPGs?

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A while back, we did a Daily Grind on "vestigial organ" design in MMOs, and I mentioned Guild Wars 2's leveling system as being...

Stick and Rudder: Venturing into EVE Online’s nullsec

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EVE Online is a game that offers many experiences, from NPC faction warfare to harvesting, refining, and building to market speculation. But the one...
Teeth. Not a lack of teeth.

Vague Patch Notes: Mandatory content and game design in MMOs

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Let me tell you about my second roommate in college. He was named Kyle, and he was benefiting from the fact that I had...
Muttonchops!

The Daily Grind: How do you handle bad players in MMO group content?

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You queued up for a dungeon and got matched with Trab Godslayer, and you start the dungeon to discover that he is wildly misnamed....

Massively on the Go: Splatoon 3’s Splatfest was a rocky start

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So we've finally had Splatoon 3's first real Splatfest. While the pre-launch demo gave me plenty to look forward to, it was also obvious...

LOTRO Legendarium: 23 LOTRO facts I learned from Scenario’s Casual Stroll video series

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Your mileage may vary, but as both a journalist and a gamer, I absolutely love hearing about how my favorite titles were made. It...
Zone!

Perfect Ten: 10 Final Fantasy XIV musical tracks that absolutely slap

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Everyone knows that people who play Final Fantasy XIV will not shut up about the game's music. This includes me. I will not shut...

The Daily Grind: How can MMO devs make tank classes more interesting?

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Sometimes Daily Grind topics blossom from extended conversations in the Massively OP office. And indeed, the other day we were tossing back and forth...

Massively on the Go: October brings new treats to Pokemon Go

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Pokemon GO's Season of Light continues into October, and while a lot of the announced content looks as familiar as that candy corn you...

Choose My Adventure: Temtem is just not for me

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I'll open with a little personal opinion: I've never liked the baseline Pokemon games. It never appealed to me when it first released, the...

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