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Global Chat: High adventure in Dungeons and Dragons Online

If there was ever an MMO that was made for parties to adventure together, it is Dungeons and Dragons Online. Telwyn over at
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Global Chat: Is Animal Crossing New Horizons an MMO?

One trend that we have noticed over the past decade or so is the blurring of lines between "regular" video games and MMORPGs. It...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 264: Don’t feel blue, MapleStory 2

Justin, Bree, Eliot, and Chris discuss the pandemic's positive impact on gaming, MapleStory 2, Guild Wars 2, EverQuest, and Warhammer Online, with adventures in Animal Crossing, Star Trek Online, GW2, SWG Legends, Dauntless, and FFXIV, and an epic lightning round mailbag.

MMO blogging community fights quarantine boredom with ‘Blapril 2020’ project

With so many MMO gamers and bloggers stuck at home this month, any distraction from real-world doldrums is both welcome and needed. To address...

Global Chat: Don’t mess with my GeForce Now

The titanic struggle going on right now between cloud-based game streaming platform GeForce Now and studios who are pulling their titles...
No time to re-evaluate the situation, too much plowing ahead making everything worse to do!

Cryptic is killing off cross-game chat in Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, and Champions Online Monday

One of the best features of Cryptic's MMOs over the years was the fact that players could communicate cross-game in a unique multi-server global...

Global Chat: Neverwinter is ‘damn good fun’

You know what's an interesting trend among MMO bloggers lately? It seems that many of them are heading back to Neverwinter -- and...

Global Chat: How fares WoW Classic at the six-month mark?

The phases (i.e., patches) for World of Warcraft Classic continue to roll out, and as the endgame takes form and Darkmoon Faire arrives,...

Global Chat: Do you binge-play MMOs?

With TV streaming services that dump entire seasons of shows on us at once, we have become a society that is used to binging...
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Global Chat: Why player representation in games matters

The recent flap over Escape from Tarkov's public pronouncement of "no icky girls" (my paraphrase) as playable characters in its game elicited...

Inferna adds a new dungeon, balances combat, promises 2020 roadmap

So what's new with the early access MMORPG Inferna, whose early access path we've been chronicling since November? Well, there's an update...
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Global Chat: How fast should combat be in MMOs?

The speed of combat engagements in MMORPGs -- as rare as they may be -- was the topic du jour on a couple of...

Global Chat: The best action RPGs ever

Have you found yourself with some extra time this holiday season and not enough things to click, loot, and wear? Sounds like you need...

Global Chat: Is WoW Classic a mixed blessing?

Now that World of Warcraft Classic has been out for a few months and established itself, what's the verdict? Telwyn over at...

One Shots: An epic year

Every one of us deserves to look and feel a bit epic from time to time in MMORPGs, even if it's all in our...
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Global Chat: Crafting is just the worst, Britta!

Advance warning: If you like crafting in MMOs, then you best not read the latest post from Contains Moderate Peril, who is not...
Full of sound and fury. Sadly.

Global Chat: Remembering the MMO fallen

A discussion chain has been rippling across the MMO blogosphere as of late, with writers reminiscing about online games that have lived and died...

Global Chat: EverQuest II’s 15 years of being in WoW’s shadow

For just a few short weeks of its now 15-year lifespan, EverQuest II existed apart from a launched World of Warcraft. Then late November...

Ship of Heroes’ character creator beta is running a scavenger hunt event tonight

Ship of Heroes is making the most of its one-week character creator alpha, with multiple events and patches to keep everything humming. "We...

Global Chat: Fallout Last

Bethesda's busy digging another grave for Fallout 76, this time by saddling the troubled online title with a problematic subscription service that is...

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