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The Daily Grind: How do you handle bad players in MMO group content?

You queued up for a dungeon and got matched with Trab Godslayer, and you start the dungeon to discover that he is wildly misnamed....
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The Daily Grind: Are you an effective leader in MMOs?

In any sort of group content in an MMO, especially going in for the first time, someone needs to be a leader. Someone needs...
Ah yes, teamwork.

The Daily Grind: How aggressive do you like to be in MMO group content?

It will probably not surprise anyone reading this that I do a fair bit of group content in Final Fantasy XIV, and veterans of...
Ah yes, teamwork.

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you reluctant to do group content in?

Some of our readers may believe that I am gregarious and outgoing. This is not true by any stretch of the imagination. Despite this,...
Litany of lineups.

The Daily Grind: What’s the ideal length for MMO group content?

An average run of content in Final Fantasy XIV is going to take me about half an hour... usually. It's actually more fiddly than...

EVE Evolved: Making the most of EVE Online’s Onslaught expansion

EVE Online's Onslaught expansion goes live in just a few days on November 13th, and it looks like it has a little bit of...

The Daily Grind: How do you handle frustrations in MMO group content?

I do my best to be a patient party member in group content, but I am not perfect. When we get to the point...
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The Daily Grind: Do you take the lead in MMO groups?

There are many different sorts of leaders in group content. There are the people who are "leaders" in the sense that they set the...

EVE Evolved: Getting new players to stick with EVE Online

EVE Online has the odd distinction of being one of the most impenetrable MMOs on the market today and yet also one of the...
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Absolver shows off its grouping options in a new video

It should come as no real surprise that Absolver is not a private journey (otherwise we wouldn't really cover it here), and thus there...
This is fine.

The Daily Grind: What’s the worst MMO for doing things as a group?

I have nothing against Guild Wars 2 on a whole, but the group content in that game is a disconnected mess. Dungeons, when I...
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SWTOR is ‘refocusing on group content’

Players will be able to start playing Star Wars: The Old Republic's next expansion starting next month, but players have a fair number of...
You let me down, man.

Star Wars: The Old Republic producer’s stream promises more group content and more on the next expansion

Have you already played the final chapter of Star Wars: The Old Republic's Knights of the Fallen Empire? Did you feel that it sort...
I said - what's cooler than being cool? ICE COLD!

WildStar’s next major update promises to be very, very cool (in an ice region)

Ready to enjoy some more chill time in WildStar? The game's next update has been announced, and it should be really cool. Literally cool....

SWTOR is plotting new companions and solo arena fights

There's a lot of stuff coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic in 2016. Not all of it was ready to be discussed during...
And it burns, burns, burns.

World of Warcraft’s design philosophy for tanks and healers in Legion

Good news, World of Warcraft tanks - you'll be taking more damage in Legion! And that really could be the good news, depending upon...

The Daily Grind: Are you ever reluctant to get involved in MMORPG group content?

I have a very difficult time doing group content without group finders. This may come as a surprise to readers, but I'm actually a...
Tip one, wear pants.

Skyforge offers tips on playing with others

Playing well with others is important when you're playing online games, and Skyforge is indeed an online game. Fortunately, a new round of tips...

Skyforge dares you to enter its hostile territories

Group content in MMOs doesn't always have to mean "dungeon crawls" and "raids." For example, Skyforge has its hostile territories, challenging world zones that require...
Yeah, there's no version of this that ends well.

Saga of Lucimia posts character creation video on Twitch

The Saga of Lucimia promises to be a sandbox MMO with absolutely no solo content. None whatsoever. And it's aiming to accomplish this with...