donor post

Donor posts are posts or ideas donated by patrons of our Kickstarter campaign. They come in several flavors:
Donor Daily Grinds – Questions were supplied by Kickstarter donors
Donor Overthinkings – Questions were supplied by Kickstarter donors
Donor Soapboxes – Entire articles were supplied by Kickstarter donors
Donor Guests – Special guests include Kickstarter or Patreon donors
Donor Vidcasts – Vidcast questions were supplied by Kickstarter or Patreon donors
Donor Streams – Stream game was chosen by Kickstarter or Patreon donors

The Stream Team: Seeking the secrets of shapeshifting in Project Gorgon

MassivelyOP's MJ took her first steps in Project Gorgon yesterday at the request of Patreon donor Linaea, exploring the tutorial cave, picking up spoons,...

The Stream Team: Giving Project Gorgon a go

Deciding which game to play can be hard for MassivelyOP's MJ, but thankfully sometimes our Patreon backers make it easy by choosing for her!...

Massively Overthinking: Whither went the classic PvE MMORPG?

Today's Massively Overthinking question was sent via e-pigeon from Kickstarter donor Apollymi. No e-pigeons were hurt in the writing of this article. "Have you heard...
Bree's modded Oblivion game

The Daily Grind: What immersive RPG elements are missing from the modern MMORPG?

This morning's Daily Grind inquisitor is Kickstarter donor Nepentheia, who wonders about the "RPG" in MMORPG: What RPG elements that create a more immersive experience...

Massively Overthinking: Dealing with toxicity in MMO communities

This week's Massively Overthinking comes to us from Kickstarter donor Dahui, who asks, "What do you think MMO developers can do to try to minimize...

The Daily Grind: What race do you wish Guild Wars 2 would add?

One of the things Guild Wars 2 players wanted in an expansion -- and aren't getting in Heart of Thorns -- is a new...

The Daily Grind: Is the sandbox MMO resurgence the result of nostalgia?

This morning's Daily Grind question arrives from Kickstarter donor n3v3r3nder, who wants to talk sandboxes. Do you think of the recent emergence of sandbox MMOs is...

Massively Overthinking: On the popularity of the MMORPG genre

This week's Massively Overthinking comes from Kickstarter donor Syllable, who wonders, "Why do you think MMOs are not as popular as they were few years back?" Is...

The Daily Grind: Why is quashing MMO cheating so damn hard?

Massively OP Kickstarter donor Daveha is not amused with an MMO industry that seems content to let cheaters get away with their nefarious deeds....

Massively Overthinking: The MMO innovation we long for (or do we?)

This week's Massively Overthinking topic comes from Kickstarter donor BigMikeyOcho, who wants to talk innovation: "Sometimes when I play MMOs, I get the feeling that I'm...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best storyline in an MMO?

Story is a polarizing word to MMO players: Either you love it or hate it, or maybe you just think it stinks or isn't...

Massively Overthinking: On the doom of server-wide MMO communities

This week's Massively Overthinking question comes from KS donor Morreion, who asks, Do you think that MMO server-wide communities will ever make a comeback? I suppose...

Massively Opinionated: What’s the next big MMO buzzword?

In this episode, Larry, Brendan, and Tina debate next-gen MMOs, unfinished games, and MMO buzzwords.

The Daily Grind: Are levels in MMOs overrated?

Today's Daily Grind question comes from an anonymous Kickstarter donor who wanted to see just how many cans of worms he/she could open in...

The Daily Grind: What’s the ideal MMO endgame?

Happy Friday! Today's Daily Grind question was penned by Kickstarter donor Iain Leishman, and it's exactly the kind of juicy question that makes me want...

Massively Overthinking: Random encounters in MMORPGs

This week's Massively Overthinking question comes to us from Kickstarter donor TheChiHawk, and it's coming from an unusually not-so-massive corner of gamesdom for us: Are...

Massively Opinionated: What is the biggest PR mistake an MMO’s ever made?

In this episode, Larry, Mike, Tina, and Cosmic Engine debate MMO PR blunders, bad cash shops, and drastic patches.

The Daily Grind: What’s the best way to boost MMO populations?

An anonymous Kickstarter donor pinged us with this question for this morning's Daily Grind: With the breadth of niche MMOs available, how will companies resort...

Massively Overthinking: The value of MMO voice chat

This week's Massively Overthinking question was shot over to us from Kickstarter donor Celestial, and it's all about voice chat in MMOs. Do you use a...

The Daily Grind: Would you try a pay-per-hour MMO model?

Massively OP Kickstarter donor SoMuchMass offers an intriguing business model question for your consideration in this morning's Daily Grind: Would a pay-by-hour model work as a MMO...