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Global Chat: The good, the bad, and the ugly of New World

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There is no shortage of opinions on the recently launched New World -- and no shortage of drama either. On top of all of...

Global Chat: Going back to EverQuest Online Adventures

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While so many EverQuest fans are eagerly awaiting word of the next entry in the legendary franchise, at least one player is going back...

Global Chat: New World beta pleases some, fails to grab others

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The buzz around MMO Town these days is on New World, and specifically, the open beta that wrapped up last week. So far, the...

Global Chat: World of Warcraft’s kick in the pants, Guild Wars 2’s choice paralysis

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What happens when an MMORPG gets a big kick in the pants from both critical lashings and a company-wide scandal? It may actually get...

Global Chat: Returning to Guild Wars 2

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Guild Wars 2's new (old) leadership, uptick in communication, and upcoming expansion have a lot of MMO players returning to the game lately --...

Massively Overthinking: The worst chat in the MMORPG genre

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The first rule of MMORPGs is turn off global chat. Think about that for a sec. This is a genre that is expressly multiplayer...

Global Chat: Hitting that endgame wall in MMOs

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MMO blogger Digital Visceral recently wrote about a situation that many of us encounter in our games: Hitting that max level and feeling at...
It's a whole new... yeah.

Global Chat: How New World and Star Wars Galaxies are linked

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New World and Star Wars Galaxies aren't often mentioned in the same sentence together, unless you're reading MMO blog Unidentified Signal Source. The author...

New World beta player snags the name AmazonOfficial, uses game’s chat to troll Amazon

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As anticipated as the game New World may be, we do have to bear in mind that Amazon, the company that's funding Amazon Games'...

Global Chat: Exuberant over SWTOR’s combat styles

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The recent announcement of this fall's Legacy of the Sith expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has (as expansion announcements tend to do)...

Global Chat: Having a blast in Burning Crusade

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How's Burning Crusade Classic going for those of you venturing back into Blizzard's past? MMO blog Priest with a Cause is having a great...

Neverwinter brings back the mechanized crafting of the Wonders of Gond event on May 27

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If (for whatever reason) you have global chat on in Neverwinter and you start seeing players shouting for grommets, gears, and doohickeys, it's not...

Global Chat: Feasting on Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga

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Nerdy Bookahs is pretty dang delighted to come back to a "feast" in Guild Wars 2, thanks to all of the new content in...

Global Chat: Destiny 2’s horrible, no-good, very bad transmog

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Hey kids, Destiny 2 is finally getting a cosmetic system! And it looks to be as user-friendly and appealing as having your mother dress...

Global Chat: Is fast travel a boon or a bust for MMORPGs?

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While I let you chew on that slightly clickbaity title there, I urge you to check out an essay on Bits & Pieces about...
Symbolic.

Global Chat: Dealing with Magic Legends

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Now that Magic Legends is out, you can best believe that a lot of MMO gamers are checking out Cryptic's latest offering. Among those...
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Massively Overthinking: Self-imposed ‘rules’ for MMOs

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I have a couple of rules of thumb when it comes to MMOs. When I start thinking about watching a video while playing an...

Perfect Ten: Top 10 annoying things you hear in MMORPG global chat

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General chat, sometimes called "Barrens chat" or "zone chat" or "the party line," is both the bane and the secret fixation of my existence....

Global Chat: Giddy over SWTOR’s Dark Descent

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For MMO blogs that only cover a single game, an announcement of an upcoming content release is like a mini-Christmas all to itself. This...
Find the path.

Global Chat: RIFT’s melancholy birthday

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Any MMO's 10th anniversary is a significant milestone and a reason for celebration, but for RIFT's birthday, this year is more like a funeral...

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