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More World of Warcraft Update 9.1 discoveries: glasses, bonus rolls, and a mega-dungeon

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One has to imagine that World of Warcraft putting a patch on a test server these days must feel like a studio inviting someone...

Elyon answers more player questions about PvP, cash shop items, and PvE plans in Reddit AMA

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The community manager for Elyon seems to be hard at work. Following a Q&A session held on a fansite's Discord, Elyon CM Yukimura took...
It's fine, everything is fine, this is fine.

Perfect Ten: How to deal with MMO burnout

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I remember the first time I got hit hard by the powerhouse slugger known as "burnout." It was during my second stint in World...
oh no skellingtons

World of Warcraft posts Update 9.1 notes and raid test schedule

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The patch notes for Update 9.1 are up in anticipation of the test realm opening its doors, and you can hear the collective sigh...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO public transport system?

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We talk about mounts an awful lot in this space, but what about the other ways that MMOs help us get around? Most all...

Choose My Adventure: Warrior time and a more classical Cleric in RIFT

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This week, I traded my shepherd’s cane for a big honkin’ sword in RIFT and found that… well, there’s not too much different here,...

The Daily Grind: Should more MMOs offer ‘season pass’ style content?

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Its seems as if we've been fielding a lot of email and podcast questions about season passes the last month or two. Paid season...

First impressions from Diablo II Resurrected’s alpha: Just as good as you remember

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Multiplayer isn't in yet. There are only two acts and three classes available. So why am I heading into Diablo II: Resurrected? Simple: It's...

The Daily Grind: How often do you change your MMO characters’ outfits?

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One of the nice things City of Heroes' rogue servers did for the community was open up all the costume slots for everyone. Obviously,...
Symbolic.

Global Chat: Dealing with Magic Legends

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Now that Magic Legends is out, you can best believe that a lot of MMO gamers are checking out Cryptic's latest offering. Among those...

One Shots: The voyage home

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When you've spent a whole lot of calories burning, pillaging, and looting villages, it's a welcome sight to see the rest and shelter of...

Corepunk Q&A discusses the launch window, guilds, mounts, and more

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If you're the type of person who respects short, direct, and to-the-point answers to specific questions, then you're going to like the first part...

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,...
Loser

WRUP: Insulting highways edition

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Interstate 84: Hey, you! You're fat. You're stupid and fat. No one likes you. You smell like reclaimed caulk. Fat. Fat. Fat. Route 66: Ooh,...
Leaf it up.

The Daily Grind: What MMOs should be adapted to mobile?

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Sometimes the success or failure of a game may come down to its availability on certain platforms and systems. Sometimes an MMO that didn't...

TitanReach previews character models, chat, and its WoW-esque UI

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The TitanReach developer team has been pumping out blog posts all week, with two fresh one just since our last article. The first is...

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...

Massively Overthinking: Self-imposed ‘rules’ for MMOs

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I have a couple of rules of thumb when it comes to MMOs. When I start thinking about watching a video while playing an...
Keeping it up

Magic: Legends updates fans on performance tweaks, tutorial progress, and the mid-April build

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The soft launch of Magic: Legends doesn't mean the game isn't still in testing, and a new letter from executive producer Steve Ricossa to the...

The Soapbox: Lies I was told about World of Warcraft

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A few months back, I was feeling restless in my MMO routine. Guild Wars 2 is my MMO "home," so I'm always in that...

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