The Daily Grind: What customization option do you wish your main MMO had?

When I first started working at Massively-that-was, it seemed downright luxurious to me that Lord of the Rings Online let you choose what your...

The Daily Grind: How often do you change your character’s outfit in an MMO?

It's funny to think that back when I started doing this job, the idea of having cosmetic outfits in an MMO was actually not...

New World discusses the future of wards and banes as players strut their transmog stuff online

Wards and banes. They're one of the hot button meta topics in New World nowadays, and they're the subject of Amazon's latest Forged in...

New World gets super-fashionable with transmog this week, and some players are already grumpy

It's a well-known historical fact that the last import to the real New World was a sense of high fashion. So let us stand...

Warframe of Mind: Fashion ‘Framing with Digital Extremes’ Megan Everett

With TennoCon 2023 just around the corner, it's hard for me to not think about the cool cosplay costumes that folks will be showing...
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The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO minipet?

Once upon a time, a very smart woman was looking at an MMO's design document. "We have pet classes for people who are scared...
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The Daily Grind: What’s a piece of cosmetic gear you always seek out in MMOs?

It may not surprise anyone reading this that I wear glasses. I don't actually wear them most of the time because I need them,...

The Daily Grind: Do your MMO characters have a sense of style?

Let me make sure that my meaning is perfectly clear here: I am not in any way calling upon you to defend your sartorial...

EVE Fanfest 2022: All the major EVE Online announcements from Fanfest

It's safe to say that EVE Fanfest 2022 was very much a social event first and a game event second, with fewer concrete announcements...
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The Daily Grind: Which of your MMO characters has kept the same look for the longest time?

One of my Death Knights in World of Warcraft has had the same outfit for years. It basically hasn't budged since Cataclysm, and I...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the biggest homogeneity problem with outfits?

Every MMO has a certain upper limit on how many different outfits you can come up with. That's just the reality. And some games...
How are you not playing this on PC in the first place?

The Daily Grind: How much time do you spend on aesthetics in MMOs?

You don't want to know how much time I've spent carefully decorating my characters' living spaces in Final Fantasy XIV. Or maybe you do;...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite bragging rights reward in an MMO?

The title I display most often in Final Fantasy XIV is "Sidestepper." It's not a flashy title, but it's a bragging rights reward because...
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Ship of Heroes shows off its female soldier armor

It would be unfair to say that superhero MMOs are based entirely on the strength of their costume creation, but that costume creation is...

Paid Khitan cosmetic DLC arrives in Conan Exiles

A new era for Conan Exiles is upon us, the era of paid DLC. It is a vital step in the long-term sustainability of...
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The Daily Grind: What cosmetic rewards in online games don’t feel like rewards?

One of the most common rewards from loot crates in Overwatch were sprays. (It might have changed, but I doubt it.) You point your...

Neverwinter has a free fashion bag heading your way

While it's not one of the greatest examples of such a system, Neverwinter's wardrobe does allow players to swap out their characters' armor visuals...

Let’s play dress-up: Elder Scrolls Online explores its upcoming outfit customization system

Virtual fashionistas of the world have a lot to anticipate with Elder Scrolls Online's February update, as it contains the MMO's brand-new outfit system....

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the most attractive cosmetic options?

There are a lot of games out there with really great cosmetic systems. But a great system in and of itself doesn't mean that...

Dauntless wants you to express yourself through fashion and flares

Even hulking, skilled, or savvy beast hunters have a weak spot, and that weak spot is the inner need to preen and show off...