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Conan Exiles details revamp of the purge mechanic arriving with its September 21 update

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The tail end of August saw Conan Exiles confirm the September 21st launch of Age of War - Chapter II, with one of its...

Funcom’s multiplayer RTS Dune Spice Wars will officially launch this week

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Dune: Spice Wars has unlocked enough of its tech tree and constructed enough pylons to make its march out of early access. Publisher Funcom...

Massively Overthinking: The dumbest deaths in MMORPGs

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This past week has been amusing for everyone in the MMO community and beyond who loves to watch people die stupid deaths in video...

Perfect Ten: 10 of the worst launches in MMO history

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Launch time is a difficult time for every MMO, and honestly, I have nothing but sympathy for the teams launching a new game at...

Conan Exiles was forced to roll back 780 official servers thanks to bugged thrall decay

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It's hard to make good help become your thrall in Conan Exiles these days, but a decay timer update applied for the summer was...

Massively Overthinking: Does reused content in MMOs bother you?

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One of the big complaints I saw on the Guild Wars 2 subreddit right before Secrets of the Obscure launched was the grump that...

TennoCon 2023: Warframe 1999’s trailer goes back to the future

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As with every TennoCon, Digital Extremes likes to tease players with a little blast of what will be featured at the next con. Of...

Global Chat: Getting sucked into Palia

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Cozy life sim Palia is making more converts, even after a rough start. One player who's glowing brightly about the title is The Friendly...

The Daily Grind: What were the worst mistakes made in the history of MMORPGs?

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A few weeks back, in his retrospective on The Secret World, MOP's Tyler opined that Secret World LegendsĀ (or more specifically, the decision to reboot...

Star Anvil’s Secret World TTRPG is about to start delivering draft digital rulebooks to backers

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The progress for Star Anvil Studios' tabletop RPG rendition of The Secret World continues to make forward movement. The latest announcement post from Kickstarter...

Massively Overthinking: What’s the best way a studio can save a struggling mid-size MMO?

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Temtem's Crema Games raised eyebrows earlier this week when it admitted that in spite of Temtem's successful launch, the game is having trouble; the...
Ahoyhoy?

The Daily Grind: Do you have MMOs you play for the story rather than progression?

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I've recently been musing about how we create categories for MMOs in our own minds. There are those "home games," for example, that we...

Massively Overthinking: The MMOs that are worth their dreadful early gameplay

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I think many of us are primed to roll our eyes at anyone who says "oh man, just keep playing, it gets better later...

The Soapbox: Why The Secret World really failed

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We're back with part two of my long-overdue post-mortem of The Secret World, my favourite MMORPG of all time. In the first part I...

Choose My Adventure: Frustrations mount in Warhammer Return of Reckoning

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Memory is a funny ol' thing. It can straight-up lie to you and convince you of something that probably wasn't even there. Or it...

Ashes of Creation provides a dev blog look at its high-tier freehold housing system

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Ashes of Creation is continuing to flap excitedly in the direction of its exclusive freehold housing system, as Intrepid Studios follows up its earlier...
THE MIDDLE!

Vague Patch Notes: The power of the middle bit in MMOs

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I knew that Tales of Arise wasn't really working for me like its immediate predecessor when I started kind of avoiding combat. Now, to a...

The Soapbox: A belated The Secret World post-mortem

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This weeks marks the eleventh anniversary of the launch of The Secret World. While the game is still playable (for those with existing accounts),...

Conan Exiles launches a booster event as recompense for a bug that was eating buildings and placeables

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Conan Exiles' Age of War release apparently had a case of digital termites: The launch last week introduced a particularly nasty bug that saw...
I am not supporting this lizard-shooting quest.

The Daily Grind: Have you ever joined a volunteer guide program in an MMORPG?

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The recent Anarchy Online debacle, whereby Funcom dumped its long-running Advisors of Rubi-Ka volunteer program with very little notice, really irked me, even as...

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