Here's hoping!

The Daily Grind: What’s the best solution for MMO naming conflicts?

There's nothing that can deflate incoming new players' excitement for an MMORPG than to find out that their favorite names are already taken. And...

World of Warcraft tweaks another NPC name and more dialogue to reduce transphobia, racism, and sexism

Not every movie or reference ages particularly well. Case in point: World of Warcraft had an NPC named Finkle Einhorn as a reference to the...
No, this doesn't count.

The Daily Grind: Do you use the same name in multiple MMOs?

A friend of mine uses the same name in every single MMO he plays. To protect his identity, I'm going to claim that the...

The Daily Grind: What’s the story behind your MMO character’s name?

When I see a character cross my path with the name "XxDoodyHeadxX," I'm not usually that curious about how such a name came about....

The Daily Grind: What’s your most embarrassing MMO character name?

By chance, MOP's Carlo struck up a conversation among our team a week ago all about embarrassing character names and gaming handles. Apparently he...
There are about nine million more pressing questions about why you're this way, of course.

The Daily Grind: What MMO titles bother you more than they probably should?

There's no good reason to call Guild Wars 2... well, that. The title of the original Guild Wars already didn't make a whole lot of sense because...
This is not ambiguous. It actually seems pretty straightforward.

The Daily Grind: Do you have unplayed MMO characters you refuse to delete?

For the longest time, I had an orc in World of Warcraft whom I had never played past level 7 but who was never getting...
Your approval fills me with shame.

Roblox appears to have banned PewDiePie’s name

You probably already know of Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie. If you don't... well, PewDiePie exists, he shrieks a lot while playing video...
Blood flight.

The Daily Grind: How consistent are your MMO character names?

I seem to be something of an abnormality among MMO roleplayers, because most of the time I play the same character across multiple games....

The Daily Grind: How do you pick your MMO character names?

Embarrassing confession time: I was a teenager when I first started playing MMOs, and my first characters were all named after Wheel of Time...

The Daily Grind: How much effort do you put into your MMO guild names?

I don't think I am alone in thinking way, way too much about guild names, at least when I was first starting out in...
Hire me.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO names always get you to flub up?

You don't want to know how long it took me to reliably spell "Roegadyn" correctly, despite the fact that it's one of the five...
Oh, thanks.

Trion is delaying the name reclaim game in RIFT

In RIFT, your name in the game can be a pain to retain. Especially when the developers plain to reclaim a big chunk of...
I can see you now!

Saga of Lucimia explains its new combat system and why you need a team to fight a bear

Bears! Godless killing machines with mouths like rows of daggers, claws like differently arranged rows of daggers, and fur like particularly soft and non-painful...
Want some?

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs have enforced naming standards?

For some players, "enter a name for your character" might as well read "insert the best joke you can within the character limit." As...
She's being added, but most of her clothing isn't.

TERA offers players the chance to reserve a Paragon name

The Paragon class is on its way to TERA, which is a good thing; it's another class to play. But how do you know...
Leave your clothing on.

Revelation Online starts open beta on March 6

Are you unwilling to pay for beta access but also desperately curious about playing Revelation Online? You won't have to wait much longer. The...
Parting is such... whatever this is.

Revelation Online’s third closed beta is over, the next steps are in the works

The third closed beta for Revelation Online has come to a close, and that means it's time for players to start speculating about the...

Perfect Ten: Great tips for naming your next MMO character

Has this ever happened to you? You decide to roll (or reroll) a new character in an MMORPG, and after you get done choosing...

The official guide to Blade & Soul’s January 19 launch

Are you ready for Blade & Soul's launch on January 19th? Are you really ready? I mean, you might have played a lot of...