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Perfect Ten: The stupid reasons I have had for sacrificing sleep for MMOs

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One of the most useful pieces of advice that I've gotten regarding making decisions for the future is also the simplest: Imagine yourself taking...
Pumpkin head!

Final Fantasy XI’s Naoki Yoshida talks about the importance of developer passion and communication

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Any veteran player of Final Fantasy XI is probably used to the idea of seeing the game's developers as your enemies in playing the...
Dance Dance San d'Orialution

Design Mockument: Mocking up Final Fantasy XI-2

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"Wait just one cotton-picking minute," you say. "Square-Enix is not hurting for another MMO after Final Fantasy XI. It has one. It's called Final Fantasy...

Choose My Adventure: Slow-going through Final Fantasy XI’s more recently added systems

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First thing’s first: I have sorted out the way the aspect ratio option works. No more squished kitty! You’d think that’d be a pretty...
WRONG KIND OF SHINE

Final Fantasy XI previews its next patch and the upcoming Sunshine Seeker event

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It should not surprise anyone who is familiar with the update cadence of Final Fantasy XI tht there will be a new patch for...
Map.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida skipped Final Fantasy XI at launch to play Dark Age of Camelot

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Naoki Yoshida is best known for his role as the producer and director of Final Fantasy XIV, but the fact of the matter is...

Choose My Adventure: The long-awaited and slightly bumpy return to Final Fantasy XI

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So as you can see, I got Final Fantasy XI working. More specifically, I got the help of our resident expert on all things...
Oh, look, Giddy.

Final Fantasy XI developers talk the game’s 20th anniversary while preparing more reward campaigns

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There's a lot to celebrate when a game hits 20 years of age, and Final Fantasy XI has been celebrating all month. It's still...
Let's eat-a the pizz-a

Vague Patch Notes: The specter of MMO persistence in single-player games

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Recently, we got a great letter from a listener asking about an issue that he'd been having with single-player games compared to MMOs. Essentially,...

Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

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Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...
Fighty fight fight.

Perfect Ten: 10 great ways to lose new players from your MMO

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MMOs require new blood. Not exclusively or anything; you can keep an MMO going for quite some time on existing happy players. But existing...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 374: Star Citizen, one decade later

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Justin and Bree discuss the state of Star Citizen, Final Fantasy XI's 20th birthday, Guild Wars 2's Sky Pirates, DDO's Isle of Dread, and EVE Online's EVE Anywhere, plus a mailbag topic on struggling with single-player games in the wake of MMOs.

Choose My Adventure: Sampling a quick serving of player creativity in City of Heroes Rebirth

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Even though City of Heroes Rebirth is a smaller rogue server in comparison to others out there, I was happy to notice that there...
Burn it down!

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV and the risk of job overload

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All right, let's start this column with a little thought exercise. I want you to come up with a weapon and a general flow...
Snap.

Final Fantasy XI developers plan a Reddit AMA for next week

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The Final Fantasy XI team is still not the best at talking to the game's North American fanbase, but it's getting better. (Getting better...
The stuff that you have, does someone have a claim on it?

Vague Patch Notes: A look back at my start in Final Fantasy XI, many years later

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It is the 20th anniversary of Final Fantasy XI this week. Not the 20th anniversary of the game being in the US, and thus...

Choose My Adventure: Some classic mission running in the City of Heroes Rebirth rogue server

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So yes, it would appear that missions are indeed the most rewarding thing to do in City of Heroes: Rebirth. That would probably be the...
We still care.

Final Fantasy XI welcomes its 20-year anniversary today

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As of today, it's been two decades since Final Fantasy XI first launched in Japan, which makes this a pretty notable anniversary for the...
Do you hear what I hear?

Final Fantasy XI releases its May version update and unveils a new event

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The new May update for Final Fantasy XI has arrived, and you have to go help out Maat. Sure, the guy had been a...
Ram moo

Final Fantasy XI prepares a variety of appreciation campaigns for players starting on Wednesday

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The 20-year birthday for Final Fantasy XI is coming up really soon, with May 16th marking the date. And as is expected for any sort of...

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