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The Daily Grind: Do you bring any habits from one MMO to the next?

So a few weekends ago, I was doing overworld questing on my Hobbit Hunter in Lord of the Rings Online when I caught myself...

The Daily Grind: Has an MMO ever inspired your real pet’s name?

I love naming stuff. Not just my characters, but when allowed, I name my crafted items, housing plot, and of course, my virtual pets....

The Daily Grind: Do you want to go back and see old content in MMOs?

Bree and I were having a conversation about video games the other day, which is not unusual. (We kibbitz a lot about video games;...

The Daily Grind: Do you ever feel like you’re outside the wall of an MMO fandom?

It's a disquieting feeling to be around a bunch of people who are "in the know" on a trend or fandom but you're not....

The Daily Grind: Do any MMOs outrank single-player games on your favorites list?

It's no surprise that Amazon's Fallout show has brought back interest in the series. Even if something based on a game is bad, people get...
Grats, I guess.

The Daily Grind: Is there a popular MMORPG you’ve still never played?

I've been playing MMORPGs so long that it's a rare title that I've never tried at all. There are tons of MMOs I've at...

The Daily Grind: Are there any small indie MMO projects you’re cheering on?

If making an MMORPG in today's climate is a risky proposition, it must be doubly so for small outfits with limited resources and hype....

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPGs are more about PvE than PvM?

We don't talk about PvM vs. PvE all that much in the MMORPG genre, but we should. Maybe we like a PvE vs. PvP...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best desert biome in MMOs?

Until I lived in one for a few years in real life, I was not a big fan of the desert - anywhere. Cue...

The Daily Grind: How normal are you about your MMO characters?

I like to joke to people who know me in-game that I am extremely normal about my character in Final Fantasy XIV. But there...
We have Anduin at home.

The Daily Grind: Are you excited for Tarisland to release?

Our recent story about Tarisland having its release date currently sitting somewhere in the nebulous Shadow Zone reminded me that the game existed, which...

The Daily Grind: What is the ‘gold standard’ example of MMORPGs?

Earlier this year, a poster on the MMORPG subreddit posted a controversial take: While admitting that he hadn't actually played EVE Online in a...

The Daily Grind: What are your plans for World of Warcraft’s Pandaria Remix?

I confess that I've gone from being a little taken aback at the idea of World of Warcraft's Pandaria Remix to a huge fan...

The Daily Grind: Do you still have any launch day characters in your MMOs?

One of the reasons that I always like going back to Star Wars: The Old Republic is that it's the only MMO that I...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMO for playing on a potato?

I saw a thread on the MMORPG subreddit a while back asking about MMOs that function well on low-end machines, and I was actually...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO companies care about game preservation?

With game preservation back in the news thanks to Ubisoft's The Crew criming and the Stop Killing Games initiative, I thought it would be...
vrising wireless

The Daily Grind: Has a survival sandbox ever really grabbed your attention?

Survival sandboxes are not MMORPGs, but they are online games, and so they occupy an odd middle space insofar as many of them feature...

The Daily Grind: Will Dune Awakening miss the popularity boost from the movies?

Timing, as they say, is everything -- and time doesn't seem to be on Dune Awakening's side, at least if Funcom wanted to get...
Seriously, though, whatever.

The Daily Grind: What’s the longest you’ve ever spent working on a specific MMO goal?

The other day, I saw a tweet from Wowhead that quoted Blizzard confirming that it's meant to take a long, long time to collect...
They exist.

The Daily Grind: What animal do you want to see in more MMOs?

Pangolins are the weirdest animals that sound like fantasy creatures except they're real animals in the real world. We need more of them in...