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Neverwinter is boosting the drop rates of premium items in dungeons

There is a bit of a problem with the premium items that can be awarded at the end of dungeons in Neverwinter. For example, you...
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World of Warcraft developers discuss endgame loot tables, Chris Metzen acknowledges Warcraft movie sequel rumor

The endgame mechanics for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands are still under a degree of scrutiny by players, to the point that the developers have taken...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online’s asset safety bait and switch was a colossal mistake

Imagine if you logged back into your favourite MMO after a few months away to find that your character's gear was gone or valuable...

EVE Online patch enables trillions of ISK in theft from inactive players

When EVE Online introduced player-built citadels in the 2016 Citadel expansion, there were fears that people wouldn't trust them enough to put their valuable...
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting rid of locked lockboxes altogether

The process of getting crates in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is not necessarily all that rewarding. You pay your hard-earned BP to get a crate, and it...

The Daily Grind: Has there ever been MMO loot you desperately wanted but never got?

Throughout the course of my MMO play, I've found that some loot I've craved is simply never meant to be. Sometimes it's an expensive...

Not So Massively: Jumping into Grim Dawn in 2019

Now that I'm helming Not So Massively, I feel a stronger compulsion to delve into games like ARPGs and shooters so that I can...

The Division 2 previews sweeping skill adjustments as it works on making loot more satisfying

Big changes are coming to The Division 2's loot and skill systems beginning with the upcoming Title Update 5, the devs revealed in yesterday's...

EVE Evolved: Getting ready for the Invasion in EVE Online

EVE Online's Invasion expansion lands in just two days on May 28th, and there are plenty of things you can do now to make...

The Daily Grind: What do you think about ‘gear peacocks’ in MMOs?

Every so often, usually when it comes to World of Warcraft, I hear what I've always thought of as the Peacock Defense for making raid...

Not So Massively: Yearning for an MMO future free of loot

Throughout all of the Drama over Anthem's loot issues, I've just been rolling my eyes. Not because I think Bioware screwed up -- arguably...

Anthem’s loot-system struggle continues as update brings legendary missions

Anthem's been having a bit of a rough go of it lately, with a significant portion of the game's community expressing disappointment about the...

Anthem misses the mark again: No armor loot in Elysian Stronghold caches

The number of posts and threads about Anthem's loot issues are too numerous to count without a calculator. Now, we can add a misdirect...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online has a gambling problem

The gambling debate has kicked off again in EVE Online, this time in response to the annual Guardian's Gala event that's currently running throughout...

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...
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Final Fantasy XIV plans to roll back greed-only looting in alliance raids

Sometimes reasonable ideas don't quite work out. Final Fantasy XIV's latest loot change is an obvious example of that; the developers wanted to solve...
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Elder Scrolls Online celebrates the Imperial City DLC’s anniversary with loot-stuffed events

You know what's fun? MMORPG anniversaries. You know what's extra fun, chiefly because of how unusual it is? MMORPG DLC anniversaries. Who does that? ZeniMax,...

Warframe posts drop rates for all its loot, hoping to ‘start a trend’

Warframe's Digital Extremes is joining the very small list of online game developers being transparent about just what's in their lockboxes, lootboxes, gambleboxes, lootcrates,...
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Dauntless discusses the looting of enormous monsters

You are not slaying giant monsters in Dauntless for your health. Sure, it's probably a great full-body workout, but there are ways to do...

Revelation Online’s scour dungeons are a leveler’s best friend

Even if MMO titles look similar to past releases, we've found that there are always interesting systems and unique quirks to each game that...