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Betawatch: March 13, 2015

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Albion Online posted an infographic celebrating its winter alpha and dished on its upcoming summer alpha, which will include a major revision of the...

The Daily Grind: What constitutes an ‘action combat MMO’?

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In the course of organizing MOP's new tag database, I found myself looking for input on games to include in the "action combat" tab. I had...
ESO patcher

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the worst patcher?

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I went to patch my Elder Scrolls Online install yesterday. In and of itself, that's not really news. Fifteen hours later, though, it's still...

The Daily Grind: Is Shroud of the Avatar destined to be an underrated MMO?

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One conversation that I've seen echoed a few times is how strange it is that Shroud of the Avatar has been running such a...

Global Chat: MMOs as grief therapy

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We'll begin today's tour of community articles by touching on a rather somber (yet uplifting) note. Pixelkin wrote a great piece on how her...

The Daily Grind: If your MMO were a movie, who would play your main character?

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Massively Overpowered community, today I present you with the best road trip game ever: the who-should-play-what-character-from-a-beloved-book game. Only I'm not asking about a book;...

Sword and Bored: Class selection

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Our fearless protagonist, Mo Powers, loads into the class selection screen. Might he roll an Entertainer?

The Daily Grind: Do you use bugged items to your advantage?

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Did you hear about the latest bit of ArcheAge tomfoolery? There's this mirage donkey mount available in the game's loyalty point store. It was...

MMO Week in Review: March 8, 2015

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Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered's Week in Review! This...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever rage-deleted an MMO character?

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During our insane streamathon on Friday, Massively OP's Jef confided in us that he ragequit Star Wars Galaxies after the NGE hit -- and worse, he deleted...

WRUP: Ninja WRUP

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Welcome back to What Are You Playing, the game where we tell you what we're playing this weekend and you cackle madly with me, for I...

The Daily Grind: Should MMO customer service repair player mistakes?

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In the comments of our article discussing Daybreak's move to reduce gamemaster support for player "gameplay errors," I was surprised to see a few of...

Thank you from the Massively Overpowered team

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Last night, 12 hours into an insane streamathon, our 28-day Kickstarter to fund Massively Overpowered's reroll drew to a close with some of our very dearest...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMO for actual roleplaying?

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I was a cantina rat. I would spend the first part of my daily gametime...

Massively Overthinking: Meaningful MMORPG mentors

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We grouse endlessly when MMORPGs omit mentoring or sidekicking systems -- but what about real mentors? Have you ever had a mentor in an MMO, someone who...

The Daily Grind: Should all MMOs come with player music systems?

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While developing player music systems might seem like a superfluous effort, in my opinion it is a feature that should come standard in most...
ArcheAge

Leaderboard: How much MMO time have you had in recent weeks?

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I haven't had a whole lot of time for MMOs lately, what with MassivelyOP's reboot and a bunch of other life crap that's neither...
Big space roundy bit.

The Daily Grind: Are you prompt about unsubscribing from MMOs?

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I am going to make a confession: I am terrible about remembering to unsubscribe from games I am no longer playing. Guild Wars 2...
We deserve this.

The Daily Grind: What are the minimum criteria for an online game?

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It's pretty definite that Second Life is not a game in the strictest sense of the word, and by "the strictest" I of course...

The Daily Grind: What’s one MMO wish you deeply regret?

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It's jumping. Guild Wars players whined and moaned about not being able to jump in the classic game ad nauseam. Jumping increases our immersions and...

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