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The Daily Grind: How cluttered or clean is your MMO user interface?

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Growing up with MMORPGs, it's only natural to get used to the often cluttered interfaces. The other night I was playing LOTRO and forced...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best auction hall system?

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I can't remember where I was reading it, but a commenter on MOP recently said that the lack of auction hall in The Elder...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best format for an MMO headstart?

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In his retrospective on Lord of the Rings Online's 15th anniversary, MOP's Justin penned a paragraph about a part of the launch of the...
Tnak

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

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

The Daily Grind: Should MMORPGs provide vibration and haptic feedback to make combat more visceral?

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When it comes to making combat in video games feel real and visceral, there are only so many tricks in a developer's bag. The...

The Daily Grind: How long are you willing to wait for an MMO’s release?

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A couple of months ago, The Ancient Gaming Noob ran a piece about Valheim - specifically, about how freakin' long we've all been waiting...
Anybody wanna do a mage?

The Daily Grind: What’s the saddest guild breakup you’ve experienced in an MMO?

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Guilds dissolve. It's almost inevitable. You get a group of people together and fun times happen, but eventually pressures both inside and out build...
Do you hear what I hear?

The Daily Grind: Have you ever played (or roleplayed) an older character in an MMO?

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As the long-running joke goes, all RPG characters are instantly born into the world at the age of 20 in the prime of their...

The Daily Grind: Are you playing a ‘morally disengaged murder hobo’ in MMOs?

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The Psychology of Video Games podcast recently did a bit on "murder hobos," and yes, Dr Jamie Madigan does point out that the term...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most annoying sound in an MMO?

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OK, I realize I am very late to this party, but I just figured out a few weeks ago that Lord of the Rings...
Jupiter, jupiter!

The Daily Grind: What are your main areas of focus when you play an MMORPG?

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It's probably not a surprise to anyone reading this that I really like stories in MMOs. They're important to me. And if you've read...

The Daily Grind: What are some of your favorite go-to emotes in MMORPGs?

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I love to faint. Not in real life, as that would freak me out a bit, but in Lord of the Rings Online. It's...

The Daily Grind: Are you sick of crypto and NFT crap in MMOs?

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Yesterday, our genre's core subreddit floated a poll to subbers about whether or not crypto and NFT game threads should be characterized as scammy...
Flap flap fire fire.

The Daily Grind: How much do you trust player-based analyses of MMO playerbases?

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There was a time when World of Warcraft would reliably tell press and players just how many people were playing the game at any...

The Daily Grind: Are there any MMO bestial races you wish you could play?

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Yes, Embers Adrift, I would totally play as a war gecko if I had half the chance. Forget your weird emo obsession with darkness;...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite healing style in an MMO?

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If I could only pick one healing style forever in an MMO, it's anything that hooks me up with a Grid-like healing tool. That...
This is not that story.

The Daily Grind: Why did you leave the last MMO guild you left?

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Earlier this spring, Justin penned a Global Chat quoting a blogger who discussed the dissolution of an MMO guild. I don't think the working...
Still.

The Daily Grind: What’s your ideal ‘throwback’ MMO?

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So I was recently doing a piece about Ethyrial and noting its promise of being a throwback to the golden days of MMOs, deliberately evoking...

The Daily Grind: What MMO pets are you rocking these days?

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Recently in Lord of the Rings Online, the game's 15th anniversary added lil' corgis to the game world for the first time as vanity...
Plue Brotocol.

The Daily Grind: Do you still try to make new friends in MMOs?

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Today's Daily Grind was inspired by a Reddit thread from a user who said he was experiencing a bout of loneliness in MMOs, essentially...

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