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Not So Massively: The dos and don’ts of stealing from single-player games

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In my last Not So Massively column, I looked at the right and wrong ways for other genres to steal from MMOs. But in...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online’s comms blackout will lead to absolute anarchy

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All hell is about to break loose in EVE Online for the territorial alliances waging wars in the depths of space following some the...
But don't worry, they're not all murder-happy.

EVE North 2019: A huge battle once broke out in EVE Online, but not a single player was involved

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Massive battles are the norm for sci-fi MMO EVE Online, with players routinely clashing in their hundreds or thousands over territorial claims and political...
You've seen my dog.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO does the best job of honoring fallen players?

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Online games are shared spaces, and for some players they're particularly important spaces. That means honoring and remembering those who pass in the game...
But not of-the-year material.

The Daily Grind: Who are your favorite MMO NPCs to hate?

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The first really story-heavy MMO I played was arguably Guild Wars, and while it's been many years I still remember talking with other people...
Pictured: prime universe uniforms.

Scotty joins Star Trek Online’s Agents of Yesterday expansion

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Montgomery Scott casts a long shadow over pop culture in general; if you've ever played a game in which the engineer spoke with a...
So super.

DC Universe Online deploys new Superman-centric update

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You know who Superman is. He's kind of a big deal in the DC Universe, which means he's also a big deal in DC...
HAVE AT YE, FOUL TREE STUMP!

Gloria Victis alpha patch adds NPC battles and resource depletion

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The player characters in Gloria Victis are not the only moving pieces in the game world. Even without players there, NPCs are still undertaking...
Taking care of business

Let the NPCs handle your busy work with Albion Online’s laborers

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There are certain tedious tasks that are just better left up to automation sometimes. Sure, you need a steady flow of incoming wood and...
Pretty metal.

Neverwinter shows off the iconic Forgotten Realms characters added to the game with the Underdark

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Are you looking forward to meeting some of the iconic cast members of Neverwinter's lore with the game's upcoming Underdark expansion? Do you have...
Well, the back is the easiest place to stab a dude.

The Elder Scrolls Online introduces players to the Drake of Blades

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The Imperial City in The Elder Scrolls Online is on the dangerous side, and if you didn't already know that the introduction to the...
Try to actually get a whole lot of things done at once while panicking, that's the option I apparently don't get to avoid.

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward site updates with new lore

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Ready for Final Fantasy XIV's first expansion? You're going to have to wait just a little while longer, since early access starts on June...
Where you at?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s big finale

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Let me warn you upfront: If you have not yet finished the last major story patch of Final Fantasy XIV and you want to make...

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