Not So Massively: Exploring the Reign of Terror Diablo II mod for Grim Dawn

Unlike a lot of ARPG fans, I was never a big player of Diablo II back in the day. I enjoyed the story...
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Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV has no addons and doesn’t seem to want them

So long ago I can't remember when, interviews with Naoki Yoshida had him talking about Final Fantasy XIV getting addon functionality. To his credit...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs allow players to alter how other characters appear in their client?

Yesterday, PC Gamer posted a positively scathing article about Mordhau, the online knights-and-castles action ARPG. While the overall article is about the game's...

Reddit’s gaming hub has shut down for April Fools’ Day, but it’s no laughing matter

While the gaming world is busy punking each other with goofy stunts and pranks, /r/games has shut its doors. Don't worry, internet trolls;...
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Conan Exiles patch brings balance adjustments, Unnamed City revamp, and Purge tweaks

The latest patch for the PC version of Conan Exiles finally went live this week, and it brought with it an array of quality-of-life...

ARK: Survival Evolved announces third community modding contest

The ARK: Survival Evolved modding contest is coming back for a third round, in which Studio Wildcard will be challenging the members...

E3 2018: Fallout 76 confirms private servers, mod support, and no living NPCs

As players continue to try to wrap their heads around Bethesda's vision for Fallout 76 (and fear a gaming apocalypse in which...

Steam Workshop modding is live in Dark and Light today

Modders, start your engines: The Dark and Light dev kit is officially available as of today, meaning that modding and uploading those...
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The Daily Grind: Have you ever run unauthorized MMO modifications?

In the earliest days of Final Fantasy XI, you couldn't alt-tab without crashing the game. Thus, the Windower program, a little add-on designed...

Diablo II is being recreated in StarCraft 2 by an enterprising fan

You probably have enough of Diablo II in Diablo III at this point to satisfy any urges you might have to play the...

The Game Archaeologist: Where are all of the open-source MMOs?

Recently we had an interesting question come in from reader and Patron Rasmus Praestholm, who asked me to do a little investigating: "What (if...
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TERA cracks down on third-party programs, causing a community firestorm

TERA has put a hit out on third-party programs that access the MMO -- and players that might be using them for "malicious"...

The Daily Grind: Do you use plugins for your main MMORPG?

As one of Massively OP's resident modding nuts, I am drawn to MMORPGs that offer plugin support and modding APIs. World of Warcraft's...
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Working As Intended: Two decades of Elder Scrolls housing

Massively OP explores Elder Scrolls housing through the ages -- starting with Daggerfall, running through Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim, and ending with Elder Scrolls Online's Homestead patch, live today.

ARK modders fight over Pokémon projects

Gotta catch 'em all... unless we're talking about Pokémon mods for ARK: Survival Evolved, in which case there might only be one in...
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Stardew Valley comes to console next week, updates multiplayer progress

Chucklefish Games announced today that adorable farm sim Stardew Valley is destined for console, and soon: It launches on Xbox...
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Free weekend showcases ARK: Survival Evolved’s Primitive+ mod and new dinos

What's bigger than a Carno, smaller than a Rex, insanely ferocious, and happy to hunt in packs? That would be ARK: Survival Evolved's new...

Worlds Adrift’s free Island Creator tool has launched on Steam

One of the hooks of Worlds Adrift is that players can make their own worlds -- and with Bossa Studios' new Island...

Grim Dawn to unveil modding tools this week

For some players, enjoying the original game itself is only the first step on a larger journey that leads to modifications galore. Grim...

ARK: Survival Evolved will soon incorporate player-made mod content

Big news for ARK: Survival Evolved today on multiple fronts. For starters, the game now claims more than a million Xbox One copies...