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Choose My Adventure: Exploring Lost Ark’s jump start server and a regular XP-boosted character

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Last week was a close vote here in Choose My Adventure World Land slash Waffle House. The vote came down to one person casting...
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The Daily Grind: Do MMO cash shops usually have things you want to buy?

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My recent return to Guild Wars 2 for the Secrets of the Obscure expansion resurrected one of my old gripes: The cash shop almost...

Massively Overthinking: Do you sub to MMOs you’re no longer playing?

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Over the summer, an MMO did something I've never seen an MMO do before: It stopped taking my money for no discernable reason and...

Trove’s Battle of Fire and Ice event pits yetis against dragons in tomb-raiding combat

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Yetis doing battle with dragons in a bid to win the Battle of Fire and Ice. It sounds like delightful young adult fantasy novel...
Straight shot.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs you’ve already forgotten ever existed

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Falling into obscurity and then being completely forgotten is the nightmare of any creative artist. This tragic scenario is compounded when it comes to...

Some Assembly Required: Taking a look at other players’ Craftopia creations

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To this point I've been mostly focusing on my personal Craftopia journey in terms of crafting, gathering, and house decorating (such as it is)....

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s community is ‘smashing’ that Necromancy skill

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Jagex said that Necromancy has proven to be a huge hit in RuneScape, with the community taking to this new skill line like a...

Pixelart MMO Tales of Yore officially launches out of early access

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It's been months since we last peeked in on Tales of Yore, the goofy but detailed retro 2-D MMO from indie studio Coke and...

The Game Archaeologist: Gameline, the Atari 2600 digital storefront

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Modern MMO gamers are blessed with plenty of conveniences that we take for granted. One such convenience is the ability to simply download any...

The Soapbox: The day my son lost his first online video game to a sunset

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It was a few weeks back that I walked into our family room and saw my 14-year-old son crouched over the iPad with a...

The Game Archaeologist: EverQuest Mac, the O.G. classic server

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In 2003, Sony Online Entertainment tried an experiment to reach out to the (then) small-but-growing community of Mac users. The company released EverQuest Macintosh...

Trove PC adds community voting to Luxion loot, Fiesta Online celebrates three weeks of summertime

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It's a two-for-one news headline for a pair of the MMOs that still remain in Gamigo's portfolio: The PC version of Trove has gotten...

The Stream Team: Celebrating 8 years of Trove with party piñatas

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Trove has just turned eight years old, and Massively OP's MJ wants to celebrate so she's throwing a piñata party. Then there's also an...

Rainbow Six player responsible for a swatting of Ubisoft sentenced to three years of community service

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Back in 2020, the developers of Ubisoft Montreal were faced with a frightening and harrowing experience when the office building they work at was...

Massively Overthinking: The MMOs we wanted a decade ago

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Back in May, MOP's Justin penned a fun blog piece on his Bio Break blog about the games he wanted all the way back...

Steam’s Summer Sale 2023 is live through July 13 with deals on FFXIV, GW2, New World, ESO, and more

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Valve has revived the traditional Steam summer sale this afternoon, with gobs of good deals running well beyond the 4th of July. Perhaps the...

FTC uses Zenimax’s current exclusivity as a primary argument against Microsoft’s ActiBlizz buyout in court

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The long-brewing legal battle between the US Federal Trade Commission and Microsoft has begun in earnest, as this week saw the FTC and Microsoft...

Perfect Ten: What good MMO logos say about their games

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Back when I was taking a smattering of business classes in college, one of my favorite electives dealt with marketing. It wasn't that I...

SWGEmu’s Finalizer rogue server is apparently struggling to make its monthly budget

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One of the topics that doesn't get talked about all that much in the MMORPG rogue server space is how old-school emulators get paid...

RuneScape’s Woodcutter’s Grove update is a ‘one-stop shop’ for your tree-chopping obsession

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A teased last week, Jagex has released the Woodcutter's Grove to RuneScape today, unleashing every imaginable lumberjack meme on an unsuspecting internet. "RuneScape’s Fort Forinthry...

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