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Former City of Heroes developers talk design chaos, sequels, and the MMO’s enduring legacy

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Last night, I happened to log into City of Heroes Homecoming just as the team was posting up the promised mega Q&A with former...

Massively Overthinking: Does challenging solo content belong in MMORPGs?

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Star Wars The Old Republic's plan to implement new solo challenge content called Ventures in its Desperate Defiance patch raised more than one eyebrow...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO companies care about game preservation?

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With game preservation back in the news thanks to Ubisoft's The Crew criming and the Stop Killing Games initiative, I thought it would be...

City of Heroes rogue server Sanctuary, which was hacked and sunsetted in 2021, is coming back

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If you can stretch your mind back into the long, long ago of 2021, back when the open revival of City of Heroes was...

The Stream Team: Celebrating City of Heroes 20th anniversary in Homecoming

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The big 2-0. Not many MMORPGs reach this anniversary in live status. However, some -- like City of Heroes -- can fight their way...

Homecoming celebrates City of Heroes’ 20th anniversary with a Paragon Studios dev Q&A

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Believe it or not, this week marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of the original City of Heroes - and naturally, the officially...

City of Heroes Homecoming unveils huge community-driven base building initiative

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If you've been enjoying our tours of our favorite City of Heroes supergroup bases and portal hubs on the officially licensed Homecoming servers, then...
Hang on, I'm reading.

Into the Super-Verse: What to pick for your Incarnate powers in City of Heroes

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Last week in Into the Super-Verse, I offered a quick explanation for how you can get started with the process of sorting out the...
Moisturized.

Into the Super-Verse: How to get started with Incarnates in City of Heroes

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It wasn't so long ago that I mentioned how pleased I was about City of Heroes matching my different intensity and goals after I...
City again.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that experienced a surprising comeback

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It's hard to pass up a really good comeback story. We love it when a beloved something or someone is counted down and out......

The Daily Grind: What’s your most-used consumable in MMORPGs?

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I've been thinking a lot of about economy problems lately - economy problems in MMORPGs, that is. It's a confluence of discussions, really: my...

Working As Intended: 10 more City of Heroes Homecoming base builds you need to see

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Back in February, I revived Working As Intended to run a flurry of City of Heroes articles on the heels of Homecoming's formal license,...

The Daily Grind: What’s your current backup MMORPG?

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I'm really enjoying what I'm considering my second wind in MMORPGs, fam. I had a rough spot in the mid-teens after the original Star...
they don't know i can't kill a basic boss

The Daily Grind: What’s the most expensive item you’ve ever seen someone buy or sell in an MMORPG?

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I'm talking about in-game currencies, not cash-shop crappies, mind you! Last night, I attended a posh auction in City of Heroes Homecoming on the Everlasting...
When the lights go down in the city.

Into the Super-Verse: What kind of legs does City of Heroes have in the longer term?

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So it's time to start talking about the future of City of Heroes. To be fair, I'm not talking about it from a financial...

Over 42,000 people played City of Heroes Homecoming in the last month

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Last night, the City of Heroes Homecoming team posted some intriguing numbers on player operating systems that got speculation about the current playerbase size...

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming visits creative supergroup bases in City of Heroes Homecoming

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We already know that the playerbase of City of Heroes: Homecoming is extremely talented when it comes to creating portal hubs with the MMORPG's...
VORP

City of Heroes: Homecoming patches numerous fixes for power sets and Advanced Task Forces

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It's been only a few weeks since City of Heroes' newly legitimate Homecoming servers saw the i27p7 update roll out, but there's another update...
Still.

Into the Super-verse: How City of Heroes shows its flexibility with how I’ve changed

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When City of Heroes waved farewell in 2012, I had an army of alts who were, at most, in their mid-30s. And I loved...

City of Heroes fans celebrate new players with a Halloween haunted house and giveaways

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If you've been enjoying our articles on City of Heroes' sprawling base-building systems, then you're in for a treat... or possibly a trick... thanks...

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