featured

Lawful Neutral: No really, who owns Jagex and RuneScape?

RuneScape is one of those games that always seems to fly under my radar. It's not intentional, and I don't have anything especially...
Effing OOPS

Perfect Ten: Classic alt challenges for MMOs

When you start up your first character in a new MMO, it's all fresh and novel. But if you're the sort of tedious weirdo...

Choose My Adventure: Exploring the Caves of Chaos in Dungeons and Dragons Online

I’ve heard you loud and clear, Dungeons and Dragons Online friends. There were a number of comments on last week’s column espousing the...
Sir Not Appearing In This Novel

World of Warcraft: Shadows Rising is a solid book stuck in an uncomfortable midspace

My long-standing policy for the prequel novels for World of Warcraft expansions has been to not read them. We've gotten these things for...

The Survivalist: Astroneer adds automation (and it’s awesome)

Astroneer is already an awesome game. Even as a survival game, it is my go-to for chill fun. It scratches the mega harvesting...
Know your role.

Wisdom of Nym: What to do in Final Fantasy XIV during the 5.3 patch delay

Here we are in July, and we're not going to get our next patch for about a month. Normally, this isn't such a big...

Fight or Kite: Examining Crowfall’s newbie systems, from God’s Reach to Awakening

Despite the current pandemic we are all living through, one thing you absolutely have to give the team at ArtCraft credit for is continually...

The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online

The 1990s saw the rise of flight simulators that thrived on detailed, complicated controls and handling. Such games threw out accessibility and casual-friendliness for...
M'qote

Vague Patch Notes: Don’t alter MMO systems for people who never liked them to begin with

Here's a concept that just would not leave my mind thanks to World of Warcraft, but it's not a bad thing. But in...

Working As Intended: Decorating MMORPG houses in SWG Legends and beyond

I've been mulling over how to do a piece about MMO housing for a while now, spurred on by colleagues and readers who've said...
It just keeps happening.

WoW Factor: Dissecting the drips and drabs from the Shadowlands reveal stream

All right. World of Warcraft: Shadowlands kicks off its beta next week. I would kind of like to be involved in that!...

Desert Oasis: How should Black Desert handle class balance?

Last week, I wrote about how the recent tamer changes in Black Desert resulted in a write-in campaign. Ever since then, I've...

Perfect Ten: More time traveling adventures in MMOs

Writers and geeks alike can't seem to get enough of time travel -- and neither can I! Back in 2017, I wrote a list...

Choose My Adventure: Dungeons and Dragons Online already does so much right

Well, well, well. Consider me pleasantly surprised. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when the voters told me to kick off my

Flameseeker Chronicles: How Guild Wars 2 keeps meta maps relevant

Lately I’ve been spending a lot of my time in Guild Wars 2 running through the Drizzlewood Coast meta event (be sure to...

Massively Uplifting: Speech therapy, a college class in WoW, and the Ian Holm tribute that crashed LOTRO

Inside or outside? Like a cat at the door, June had many of us unsure if we wanted to go out or stay in;...

Not So Massively: Gatewalkers has huge potential but isn’t there yet

After years of hilariously wrong recommendations, something seems to have clicked with Facebook's algorithms lately to make it finally start showing me relevant ads....
Kershadow

Wisdom of Nym: The two-month delay of Final Fantasy XIV’s next patch

Well, it turns out this week did not bring much in the way of new information about Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.3. Or......

Jukebox Heroes: LOTRO’s Mists of Wilderland soundtrack

Just in time for Lord of the Rings Online's Update 27, Standing Stone Games finally posted Update 26's full soundtrack to YouTube...

Massive Black Desert nerfs prompt tamer players to action through a letter writing campaign

As we've previously covered, Black Desert was updated with the PvP changed originally touted during the Heidel Ball last month. Tamer players (

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

adspacer

TOP CONTENT

NOW STREAMING LIVE ON TWITCH
OFFLINE - SEE YOU NEXT STREAM!