The Daily Grind: Are there MMOs where you’ve never hit the level cap?

In this day and age when MMO developers all but get out of the car and push you to the level cap whether you...

Vitae Aeternum: Previewing New World’s Brimstone Sands, leveling revamp, greatsword, and more

New World is gearing up to unleash its largest patch since launch, and members of the press were recently invited to a virtual event...

The Daily Grind: Which MMOs make the level cap feel most satisfying?

I'm honestly of two minds when it comes to reaching the level cap in Guild Wars 2. On the one hand, it's the place where...
Always the level.

The Daily Grind: Do you find endgame or leveling more interesting in MMOs?

There's a case to be made for leveling being the most fun you'll have in an MMO. You're acquiring new abilities and new systems,...
La la la la la, I'm in love with lovely Johnny

First impressions: Exploring Neverwinter’s leveling revamp and bard class

It's funny: The last time I paid a visit to Neverwinter, it was to check out a revamp of the new player experience. Here...
Skull go BLORF

The Daily Grind: How quickly do you aim for the level cap in MMOs?

It's rare for me to not be done with the leveling in a Final Fantasy XIV expansion or a World of Warcraft expansion in a couple...
Other glows.

World of Warcraft explains the Threads of Fate system in Shadowlands

The basic flow of zones in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is fixed. You start out in Bastion and finish up in Revendreth by following...
Take with one hand and give with the other hand.

A player is leveling Priest in WoW Classic entirely by phone

In 2004 when World of Warcraft initially launched, leveling your character by phone presumably meant calling someone up from a land line and sitting there...
Yes, we're all very impressed over here.

The Daily Grind: What in-game leveling methods do you dislike in MMOs?

I really like the Deep Dungeon content in Final Fantasy XIV, but I kind of dislike people who spam it relentlessly to level up....
Red means dead.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in review – leveling content

One of the things that I really do love about Final Fantasy XIV, from relaunch to now, is that it is indisputably a game that...
A Lad

Closers brings a Task Force upgrade for Wolfgang along with an April Fools’ dungeon

Ladies, look at your Wolfgang. Now back to me. Now back at your Wolfgang in Closers, then back to me. Thankfully, he's not me. And...
Blood flight.

World of Warcraft’s latest PTR build reduces the experience needed for all levels

Does it just take too dang long to level a World of Warcraft character at this point? Help is on the way in the...
The stuff that you have, does someone have a claim on it?

Final Fantasy XI wants you to catch up in November

You may not be caught up to all of the leveling you can do in Final Fantasy XI, but let's be fair, there are...
Can we back this story up, like, a million steps?

Flyff brings around the second part of the Turning Point update

The new Turning Point part 2 update for Flyff brings to mind several questions. For example, is this a subsequent turning point after a...
how DARE you

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite group size for MMO grinding?

Grinding has existed as long as we've had MMOs. In the earliest days of my time in the genre, grinding was the game; I...
Fresh-faced losers again.

Allods Online outlines the upcoming Spark Talents system

Why should you stop advancing your character in Allods Online just because you've hit the level cap? The game's next major update is going...

WoW Factor: The debate over World of Warcraft’s refer-a-friend nerf

Ah, another day and another thing to enrage people in World of Warcraft. Last time, it was that the Allied Race unlocks might (will)...

World of Warcraft Refer-a-Friend experience boost gutted to match Heirloom leveling speed

So, were all of the experience boosts you had in World of Warcraft there to get your character to max level as quickly as...
No, it's still not.

Destiny 2’s endgame is now helpfully locked behind Curse of Osiris access

If you've decided to hold off on buying the Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris DLC, good news! The game's endgame is now locked away...
Now the story can be told...

Wisdom of Nym: Deep-diving Final Fantasy XIV’s leveling structure

I do a lot of leveling in Final Fantasy XIV. This is, in part, because I am stupid; for several dumb reasons I have...