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And here, we see yet another thing thrown away for no damn reason.

Storyboard: Exploring religion in MMOs

One of the things I wanted to do in bringing back Storyboard was to expand a little bit beyond just roleplaying to the...
Just play along.

Storyboard: Stop whining and accept your MMO plotline

I'm going to let you in on a very big and also very obnoxious secret. All right? No one is going to like hearing...
We know what we know.

Storyboard: On the art of verisimilitude in MMO roleplaying

Those of you who remember this column from Massively-that-was are invited to take a shot, as was the running joke. Because it turned...
It's always written some way, but it might be written a different way somewhere else.

Storyboard: Can you diverge from lore in MMORPG roleplaying?

All right, this is new for me because most of my titles do not contain dirty lies right in the question used to kick...
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Storyboard: What makes an MMORPG a good home for roleplaying?

Guess who's back. I gave Star Wars: The Old Republic a lot of grief over the course of 2018 for the fact that its server...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR, a roleplay community divided

Much praise and hatred have been tossed at Star Wars: The Old Republic for its decision to focus more heavily on...

Roleplay-centric Project Oasis World fails to fund

It has certainly been a rough summer for Kickstarter MMORPGs. On the heel of a pair of failed projects from last week comes...
Oh, you wanted to use these things. Huh.

Today in why we can’t have nice things: How a No Man’s Sky griefer exploits design flaws to screw with communities

A No Man's Sky griefer purporting to roleplay an evil emperor, monologuing and all, decided to up his griefer game by taking it out of game...

TERA Claw & Order exclusive: A suspect admits to attempted kidnapping and extortion, but not murder

Attention all sleuths and gumshoes! A mystery tipster shoved this dossier under our door last night. It appears to be a transcript of a...
Nothing is more important than the Legion's destruction. And that happened!

World of Warcraft hosts a massive roleplaying event to celebrate the defeat of the Legion

If you think about World of Warcraft's Moon Guard server, you probably make some jokes about ERP in Goldshire and move on with...

The Daily Grind: How important is roleplaying to MMORPGs?

It's not exactly a secret that one of my first loves in any MMORPG is roleplaying. The whole reason I have multiple alts in...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMO to roleplay in as of 2018?

Half an eternity ago, my merry band of MMO PvPers and raiders ran headlong into a gang of roleplayers, and it changed my guild...
Talk?

Elite: Dangerous player is reaching out to speak with the game’s inscrutable aliens

Remember that Star Trek: The Next Generation episode where the crew spent the entire episode tracking down and struggling to communicate with a...
And yes, I hear those of you in the comments trying to torture this argument into me saying that WoW is dying, which is something that very precisely was not said because it's absurd. Doing damage is not the same is clinging tenuously to life support, and not being able to have a realistic discussion about that does no one any favors. No, the game is not dying any more than someone in the hospital after a heart attack is dying. It's something you can recover from. It just makes today worse.

World of Warcraft saves an in-game tournament by disabling phasing

Players on Moon Guard have long hosted a week-long tournament event for all World of Warcraft roleplayers called the Tournament of Ages. It's...
This. They're this.

Leaderboard: Where do you draw the line between griefing and roleplaying?

On the Morrowind subreddit a few days ago, a player was recounting a particular roleplay-slash-griefing episode on a hardcore-roleplay Ultima Online emulator....

Hyperspace Beacon: Outside-the-box Star Wars The Old Republic gameplay

For some reason, this time of year always seems to be a down time in the activity of large-scale MMORPG development. Although Star...

World of Warcraft weathers roleplay and silencing controversies

All is not well following World of Warcraft's recent pre-expansion patch earlier this week. Two controversies are rocking the game resulting from...

Desert Nomad: Immersion, atmosphere, and roleplaying in Black Desert

Hello friends, and welcome back to Desert Nomad, your more or less biweekly source of ramblings that are almost guaranteed to be at...

Hyperspace Beacon: Truly immersing yourself in Star Wars: The Old Republic

I have long been a proponent of roleplaying in MMOs. I’ve often been the roleplayer’s spokesperson on different podcasts and new media broadcasts. I’ve...

Hyperspace Beacon: The importance of pacing in a SWTOR roleplay event

Last time I talked about roleplaying in spite of game mechanics, I didn’t really get a whole lot of comments. I don’t know...

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