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Jukebox Heroes: The best of Trickster Online’s soundtrack

When going on musical expeditions, I get the most excited when I open up a folder of tracks from lesser-known MMORPGs. I think that's...

Lawful Neutral: What DMCA exemption victories really mean for MMO preservation

You might remember back in October, we covered how the US Library of Congress granted expanded DMCA exceptions for preserving online games. The...

Hyperspace Beacon: Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes satisfies that Star Wars fix, but there’s a catch

For the last few weeks, my other job has either taken away my game time or just sucked the energy out of me so...
At least I remembered this part.

First impressions: World of Warcraft Classic is exactly what it says on the tin

The simplest analogy I can think of for World of Warcraft: Classic is being served a breakfast of toasted plain white bread with...

Into the Super-verse: Getting to know City of Heroes all over again

It has been well over a decade since I played City of Heroes with any regularity, and yet when I saw that familiar...
This is not hard to do.

WoW Factor: Thoughts on the impending arrival of WoW Classic

So now we have a date at the end of August for World of Warcraft: Classic. That's actually a lot later than I had expected,...

Perfect Ten: The 10 most adorable MMORPGs ever

We all like to think of ourselves as cultured and deep individuals who routinely calculate square roots and recite Gilbert and Sullivan at dinner...
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Tamriel Infinium: Ranking the Elder Scrolls Online’s expansions and DLC to date

On the cusp of the release of Elder Scrolls Online's latest chapter expansion, Elsweyr, I thought it might be fun to go back...

Choose My Adventure: The thrilling escapades of a Star Wars: The Old Republic sniper

I have to say, I've made a really good choice this month. Yes, I used the word "good" to describe something Star Wars:...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s War Eternal

After playing through Guild Wars 2's new Living World episode, War Eternal, which is live today, I am still speechless. This is,...

EVE Evolved: What really sets Russian EVE players apart?

One of the most interesting things about EVE Online is the fact that its single shard server forces players from different countries and...
Deep cut.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – expert dungeons

For all that dungeons are a core part of the Final Fantasy XIV experience, this expansion was the lightest on top-end dungeons. Where Heavensward wound...

The Survivalist: The highs and lows of Conan Exiles, one year after launch

In an industry that never seems to see games move out of early access, it feels strange to get to celebrate the first launch...

LOTRO Legendarium: My vision for free-to-play version 2.0

A few weeks ago I embarked on an experiment that I had hoped would make for a fascinating column. Basically, I created a brand-new...
The ice is thin, come on, dive in.

WoW Factor: Guessing at the next World of Warcraft expansion announcement using math

Here's the genesis of this particular article: I saw speculation over on Blizzard Watch that we were about a year too early for...
Speculate!

Wisdom of Nym: Where is our last area for Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers?

There seems to be something we haven't learned yet about Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion, and if you know anything about me, you know that...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR takes us to Dantooine for the fifth time in a video game

My very first memory of Dantooine was surprisingly its first real appearance in a video game at all. Star Wars Galaxies imagined Dantooine...

Desert Oasis: How AFKing in Black Desert is more productive than you think

You know what I enjoy doing in MMOs? Not doing anything. I fancy myself an AFK enthusiast. Finding a nice, scenic spot to park...
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Perfect Ten: Disney movies are all MMO experiences

As a general rule, I feel about Disney films the same way other people feel about the MCU films: They're fine, I'll watch one...

Choose My Adventure: Getting back in to the groove of Star Wars: The Old Republic

This week's Choose My Adventure piece is a homecoming for me. I was one of the folks who was all in on

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