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Whaling on the moon.

Wisdom of Nym: The Final Fantasy XIV Ascians we know

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Look, sometimes you just want to do some lore stuff for Final Fantasy XIV, and this is one of those times. Especially since... well,...

The Game Archaeologist: The online world of Diablo II

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Most of us probably weren't expecting to see Diablo II once again propelled into the spotlight in the year 2021, but the BlizzCon announcement...
Get back.

WoW Factor: The long wait for patch 9.1 in World of Warcraft

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We don't yet have a date for patch 9.1, but considering that patch 9.0.5 just released recently and the patch isn't even up on...
Imagine.

Hands-on with Magic Legends: A solid action game that could be even more

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So, real talk: I am kind of an easy mark for Magic Legends. The initial conception of it, at least. I was very excited...

Perfect Ten: 10 ways that MMOs kind of used to be worse

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Believe you me, I know quite well the arguments that have been rehashed over the years about how the MMORPG genre and these online...

Choose My Adventure: The point where Wizard101 blends in with other MMOs

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I feel like I’ve got the general thrust of Wizard101. For the most part, anyway. This week it was all about trying to clear the...

Casually Classic: Will WoW Burning Crusade Classic’s level boost be the casual’s best friend?

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While the announcement of Burning Crusade Classic at BlizzCon last month was of no surprise to even comatose cave dwellers, details of that announcement...

Not So Massively: Checking the pulse of Star Wars Battlefront II

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As I am someone who is at best lukewarm to the Star Wars franchise, nearly as ambivalent toward shooters, and almost entirely uninterested in...
Whaling on the moon.

Wisdom of Nym: Thoughts on Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker (given what we know so far)

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At the time you read this, it'll be just about two months until we know more about what's coming with Final Fantasy XIV's fourth...

LOTRO Legendarium: Analyzing the 2021 LOTRO producer letter

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Despite the title of the "February 2021" producer's letter, Standing Stone Games' official annual roadmap was welcomed when it arrived last week. In March....

Desert Oasis: A brief history Kakao Games, Black Desert’s former PC publisher

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It's been a busy couple of months for Pearl Abyss and Kakao games. While Black Desert players knew about Pearl Abyss taking up self publishing...
Point.

Vague Patch Notes: The sneering elitism of the MMO term ‘welfare epics’

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A few weeks ago, I saw an MMO player unironically complaining about "welfare epics" here in 2021. This is basically the equivalent of saying,...

Not So Massively: Outriders’ demo teases a decent but unremarkable looter-shooter

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Outriders, the new co-op shooter from publisher Square Enix, is not a game I've followed super closely, but with Anthem consigned to eternal purgatory,...
Guess who's back. Back again.

Perfect Ten: Ten things that killed me in Final Fantasy XI

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In many ways, Final Fantasy XI was a designed copy of EverQuest. It did, however, remove a lot of the elements of that game in particular....

Choose My Adventure: Fizzle frustration, boss beatdowns, and slowly forming strategies in Wizard101

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Remember last week how I wrote about being surprised at the depth of Wizard101’s combat? This week I learned that the game’s combat can...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s ‘Balance’ chapter, launching today

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Another month, another round of Dragon Response Missions. Balance is part three of four chapters in Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga, and things are...

Casually Classic: How Burning Crusade revolutionized WoW questing

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While it's been a blast stepping back into an era where I can re-experience World of Warcraft as it once was, playing WoW Classic...
Teamwork.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s forced grouping serves an important purpose

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It's not exactly a secret, but just in case you didn't know this, Final Fantasy XIV has dungeons that are absolutely necessary to progress...

Fight or Kite: Crowfall’s Transformation added necessary polish to bring us closer to launch

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The most recent patch to Crowfall brought a whole slew of improvements and enhancements to the game. Every update we’ve seen in the past...

LOTRO Legendarium: How much value does a VIP subscription offer these days?

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Probably the biggest question any Lord of the Rings Online player has to ask him or herself is whether to go subscription or free-to-play...

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