The Daily Grind: How do you tend to deal with MMOs on major holidays?

One of the nice things in my youth about having a lot of major family holidays be at my own home was that when...
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Camelot Unchained offers up a whole newsletter about gathering tools and processes

What are Camelot Unchained fans waiting for nine years after its Kickstarter? Presumably, finalized launch information and more signs that the game is getting...
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The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMORPG for gatherers?

My husband is usually not the kind of person who gets obsessed with crafter-centric MMORPGs, but New World has turned him into a gatherer:...

The Daily Grind: Do you enjoy fishing in your MMOs?

Playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons with my wife means getting used to the reality that I have to do fishing. The game doesn't really...

Not So Massively: Lessons MMORPGs could learn from Fortnite

Since taking up the mantle of the Not So Massively column here on MOP, I've felt the need to keep better abreast of major...
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TERA’s BAF Masters update will introduce new fishing system and overhaul gathering and crafting

TERA players are no strangers to Big-Ass Monsters, but its next update will have them squaring off against a whole new breed of oversized...

RuneScape shows off an hour of its new mining system

Dig things out of the ground, put them together into more useful forms, sell those more useful forms, repeat. That's the core loop of...

Guild Wars 2 has completely overhauled gathering tools with glyph upgrades and wardrobe implementation

A couple of weeks ago, a nasty patch bug borked up harvesting tools in Guild Wars 2. Hardest hit were the endless-use versions that...

Final Fantasy XIV announces fan celebration in Denmark

Final Fantasy XIV players in Europe have a great excuse to head over to Denmark next month, as the game is hosting its "first...

EVE Online previews changes coming to mining moons

Mining makes the world go round for EVE Online. You need those resources to construct space stations, to build ships, and to barter with...

Hands-on: Digging deep into Crowfall’s pre-alpha crafting systems

Last weekend, Crowfall developer ArtCraft Entertainment held the last of its February playtest weekends, inviting the game’s Early Access backers to jump into the gameworld...
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The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite part of MMO gaming conventions?

The last of the pre-Stormblood fan festivals for Final Fantasy XIV has come to a close, and as with the prior two fan festivals,...

Crowfall shows off the ins and outs of crafting

Like peanut butter and chocolate, PvP and crafting seem to be two flavors that go very well together. Crowfall thinks so, at least, which...
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The Daily Grind: What MMO would you attend a special convention for?

As you read this, dear readers, I am winging my way to Las Vegas to attend the second Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival, which...
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Black Desert starts up the next stage of its Golden Event

You've had your chance with fishing, and you've had your chance with slaughtering monsters, but now it's time for gatherers in Black Desert Online...

World of Warcraft devs want to bring more flavor to professions in Legion

A new expansion is as good an excuse as any to stir the pot and make big changes to an MMO, since players are...

The Daily Grind: Will you play Worlds Adrift?

Worlds Adrift is one of those titles that gets more fascinating the more I follow it. Initially I was put off by the open PvP,...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s crafting and gathering endgame in Heavensward

Crafting and gathering has never been a primary goal of mine in Final Fantasy XIV so much as a secondary one. It's something extra...

The Stream Team: Pearl diving in ARK: Survival Evolved

There is more to ARK: Survivor Evolved than just dodging dinosaurs. In fact, there is the whole advancing in technology thing. As it turns...

The Daily Grind: Do you make friends in MMOs or bring them with you?

I've mentioned before that my most stalwart MMO partner is my wife, who has stuck by me through thick and thin. When we move...