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Perfect Ten: Important features MMOs lacked at launch

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Every MMO represents a journey, starting with an idea, progressing to a fledgling beta, launching as a production title, and growing thereafter. All of the...

Jukebox Heroes: The Crew’s soundtrack

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Sometimes the best soundtracks are hiding where you least expect them. Though perhaps I shouldn't be that surprised that The Crew has an...

The Game Archaeologist: Roleplaying dreams in Underlight

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After years of digging into the field of classic MMOs, I know there aren't too many undiscovered titles that haven't been brought to my attention...

A look at DC Universe Online’s gung-ho munitions powerset

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Not every superhero was bitten by a radioactive arachnid or born with jacked-up genes; some heroes must pull themselves up by their boostraps and...

LOTRO Legendarium: Ranking my favorite foes

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It goes without saying that after eight years of continual development and expansion, Lord of the Rings Online's Middle-earth holds quite the assortment...

Jukebox Heroes: EverQuest Online Adventures

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From birth until its ignoble death, EverQuest Online Adventures always lived in the shadow of the EverQuest franchise's wing. As a chunky-looking subscription game...

One Shots: The face of doom

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What would you do if you went up against a giant face intent on bringing forth your personal doom? I don't know about you,...

LOTRO Legendarium: Five off-the-beaten path locales you must visit

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Lord of the Rings Online is a big, big game that has grown over the years to encompass a wide swath of Middle-earth....
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PAX East 2015: A chat with SOTA’s Richard Garriott

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Richard Garriott casts a long shadow in the MMO industry, with Ultima Online serving as the first fully graphical MMO and ushering in...

Perfect Ten: The Secret World moments that freaked me out

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I wouldn't say that The Secret World is a scary game. It's a game that has scares in it, to be sure, but...
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Jukebox Heroes: Glitch’s soundtrack

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As we continue to discover in the years after Glitch's closure, this was one underappreciated, unusual, and quirky MMO that deserved a lot...

The Daily Grind: Do you have a good grasp of your MMO’s history?

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As someone who's played his fair share of both Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 over the years, I have to confess...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best sound design?

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We pay a lot of attention to what we're seeing in MMOs, but have you ever stopped to really process what you're hearing? Sound...

The Daily Grind: Are you still on board with EverQuest Next?

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The Daybreak buy-out. Mass layoffs. No more Storybricks. And it might not even be free-to-play! There are plenty of reasons to...

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