The Daily Grind: Do you want to see hygiene monitors in MMOs?

I'm talking about in-game character hygiene monitors, mind you. Presumably you can monitor your own real-life hygiene. I don't know, I'm not your mom. We...

The Daily Grind: Is there anything in an MMO that makes you irrationally angry?

So a few weeks back, I decided I was tired of flipping back and forth between my Lord of the Rings Online client and...

The Daily Grind: What crap is in your MMO inventory right now that you can’t bring yourself to delete?

I'm not big on hoarding useless things, but I fully admit that in Lord of the Rings Online, I can't bring myself to get...

The Daily Grind: Has an MMO’s launch ever made you turn ’round and play something else?

When Diablo Immortal launched last year, MOP's Carlo was... not a fan. He actually recommended that folks just go buy six sourdough jacks from...

The Daily Grind: What do you think LOTRO’s new class will be?

Last night, Standing Stone Games dropped a huge 2023 roadmap for Lord of the Rings Online, and buried at the very end was the...
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The Daily Grind: Do you have any regrets about your past behavior in MMOs?

A few weeks ago, Justin and I answered a question on the MOP Podcast about bad habits engendered by MMOs, and both of us...

The Daily Grind: Do you like pop-up landscape quests in MMOs, or do you require quest-givers?

So I was playing Lord of the Rings Online the other day, going through Paths of the Dead on my way into Gondor. I...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you no longer anticipating?

There are several MMOs I'm no longer anticipating or even expecting to launch at this point, but let me pick one of the former...

The Daily Grind: What might be the next MMO to undergo a big business model shift?

In years past, we used to run a Daily Grind asking which MMO would be the next to go free-to-play, but at this point,...

The Daily Grind: Who told the biggest gaming fib of 2022?

Last year, Bobby Kotick's many fibs eclipsed everything else. This year, I have a couple of fibs in mind, foremost among them Unity CEO...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most expensive MMO to play at the start of 2023?

Last year, I had a hard time with this annual Daily Grind, and that's because "expensive" depends entirely on what you have to buy...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO was the biggest contributor to killing the genre in 2022?

This provocative Daily Grind has been in our annual top-of-the-year rotation since 2016, and I'm gonna keep it that way because I think it...
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The Daily Grind: Will you Kickstart any MMOs in 2023?

Listen, this Daily Grind has exactly one right answer, and that answer is "no." I will also accept "hell no." All right, I'm kidding... a...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the brightest future in 2023?

Howsabout a little positivity for the last weekday of the year? That's right, we've brought back 'round the "brightest future" topic, and I think...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2022

2022 marks the fifth year in a row we've done this roundup, but the Daily Grind has been a recurring mini-column here on MassivelyOP...

The Daily Grind: What was the most painful MMO sunset of 2022?

So I have good news and bad news about this Daily Grind. The bad news is that we had a lot of sunsets this...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best player community as of 2022?

Here's the thing about MMO community: There exists no perfect one. Every single one of them has bad elements. Some of them are out...
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The Daily Grind: Which MMO offered the best PvE experience in 2022?

Last year, we brought back our best MMO PvP award, but we didn't create one for PvE, largely because it's PvE MMOs taking home...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO boasts the best graphics as of 2022?

Last year, I singled out Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons - then already on our horizon - as being worthy of the "best...
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The Daily Grind: Which MMO offered the best crafting in 2022?

"Best crafting" has always been a hard pick for me as it's one of my core content magnets in an MMO, which tends to...