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Vague Patch Notes: Have a seat for your MMO

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I could play Final Fantasy XIV on my PlayStation 5, but I don't want to. And as weird as it might sound, the reason...

LOTRO Legendarium: What will happen when Lord of the Rings Online dies?

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You know that old hypothetical of "Would you want to know when you die or would you rather be ignorant of it?" A slightly...
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Vague Patch Notes: Housing is really back in MMORPGs

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I haven't really had anything to say about Guild Wars 2's upcoming Janthir Wilds expansion thus far because... well, I'm not our GW2 columnist,...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: MMOs where you travel back in time for some reason

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We're all time travelers! We travel to the future at the rate of one second per second. Every single machine you will ever operate...
No, I will not use metaverse pictures.

Vague Patch Notes: Chasing the metagame in MMOs isn’t the metagame at all

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So a few weeks back, I did a column on what the metagame actually is in MMORPG, and then I discussed how noob traps...

Perfect Ten: 10 reasons World of Warcraft is pure cozy comfort

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There's something weird and fun that happens in my brain around this time of year, which is that I start to get into a...
Eventually

Vague Patch Notes: Why do so many MMOs fail?

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We talk a lot about MMOs that fail here on Massively Overpowered. I wrote a whole column about how our standards of success are...
Hey-nonny-nonny

Perfect Ten: The 10 types of MMO guides you find in the wild

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Look, folks. I'm a simple man, but I figure out how to handle my own things. I put my pants on one leg at...

The Game Archaeologist: Runes of Magic, an MMO that made millions disappear

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In more ways than one, the year 2004 was a pivotal one for the MMORPG community. Even as games like City of Heroes, EverQuest...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 favorite MMOs across two decades

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Normally in these Perfect Ten lists, I'm very outward-facing. I like to create lists that are as helpful or amusing as possible for others...

LOTRO Legendarium: Moria, Gundabad, and LOTRO’s lessons on underground design

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In late 2008, Lord of the Rings Online released its first and highly touted expansion, Mines of Moria, featuring the iconic Dwarven underground kingdom...

Fallout 76 vs Fallout 4: Which is better to play in 2024?

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Growing up as a computer gaming geek, I've been quite the Fallout nerd since 1997 (and, arguably, since Wasteland in 1988). Other than Tactics,...
Never gonna get it, never gonna get it.

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs as fast food joints

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Sometimes you go out to eat because you want something that's difficult to make on your own or just involves techniques you are unfamiliar...

LOTRO Legendarium: Is it worth being a zone completionist in LOTRO?

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We need to start today's column with one important disclaimer: There's no right or wrong way to play Lord of the Rings Online, only...
Slightly disappointing context.

WoW Factor: How World of Warcraft makes you cheer for removing features

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Yesterday, MOP's Justin wrote a column about The Elder Scrolls Online that detailed its key virtues. It's a good column, and one of the...

Tamriel Infinium: Four reasons you should stop sleeping on Elder Scrolls Online

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The paradox of Elder Scrolls Online is that while it continues to be a Top 5 MMO thanks to the studio muscle and IP...
I DID NOT WANT TO DO THIS AGAIN

Vague Patch Notes: The problem with forever adding classes to MMOs

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The second expansion for Final Fantasy XI, Chains of Promathia, launched to extremely mixed reception, and there was one overwhelming reason for that lack of...
Sorry, guy.

Perfect Ten: 10 favorite features that pairs of popular MMOs share

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Even though all MMORPGs compete for our time, affection, and -- above all else -- money, it doesn't mean that they can't get along....
Surprised? Really?

WoW Factor: There’s probably never going to be a World of Warcraft ‘Classic Plus’

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As I always do when discussing World of Warcraft (and anything else, really), I am putting my cards on the table here: I am...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: 10 times World of Warcraft was killed forever

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As many of you reading this may know, World of Warcraft is a game that launched and then immediately died forever. It then proceeded...

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