star wars galaxies

Official Site: Star Wars Galaxies
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: June 26, 2003
Sunset Date: December 15, 2011
Genre: Sci-Fi Sandbox
Business Model: Subscription
Platform: PC

Tamriel Infinium: What we know about Elder Scrolls Online’s Imperial City

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Even before the PC launch of the Elder Scrolls Online last year, there was something the community pined for: the Imperial City. In my first trip...

The Daily Grind: Does mid-game character customization matter in MMOs?

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This morning's Daily Grind question is brought to us by Kickstarter donor Tracergeek, who wants to talk about customization in MMOs -- specifically, the type...

Massively Overthinking: What would persuade you to play a classic MMO?

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For this edition of Massively Overthinking, Kickstarter donor Sargon wants us think back to 1997, when Ultima Online launched and parted MMOs from graphical MUDs forever....

Raph Koster used MMO design to help revitalize a bar trivia game

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You might know Raph Koster from his MMO legacy as a designer on Ultima Online or Star Wars Galaxies, or perhaps from his current...

Ask Mo: The trouble with roleplaying in MMORPGs

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Long ago on Massively-that-was, a reader named Avaera sent in a long list of fabulous questions worth addressing. I'm tackling another in today's edition...

Global Chat: What happens to original MMOs when they get sequels?

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Telwyn at GamingSF asks a question that I've contemplated from time to time: When an MMO gets a sequel, what happens to the original...
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The Daily Grind: How many MMOs are on your hard drive?

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I got a new gaming computer last week, and I'm in the process of downloading a few MMOs. I've only got 300 GB to work with,...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 11

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Justin, Bree, and guest John discuss Anarchy Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Guild Wars 2's Heart of Thorns, Neverwinter, Meridian 59, Ultima Online, classic Guild Wars, WildStar, Elder Scrolls Online, and Elite: Dangerous, with mailbag questions on making your own MMO.

The Soapbox: Making your own fun in MMORPGs

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This guest Soapbox was commissioned through Massively Overpowered's Kickstarter campaign and is authored by Chris "Warcabbit" Hare, a developer at Missing Worlds Media. The opinions here...
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Koster’s final post-mortem: Did Star Wars Galaxies fail?

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Raph Koster has wrapped up his Star Wars Galaxies retrospective with a blog post that asks whether or not the sci-fi MMORPG failed. It's a...

One Shots: Every action movie cliché, ever

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Everyone needs those epic action moments in MMOs from time to time when everything comes together to deliver a pulse-pounding experience. From the looks...
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The Game Archaeologist: What Star Wars Galaxies life was like before the NGE

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A decade after Star Wars Galaxies' "New Game Enhancements" hit the game, controversy, grumbling, and revelations still pop up about the notorious decision to...
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GTA Online: All the open world feels, none of the MMO grind

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Any minute now I'm going to log out of Grand Theft Auto Online so I can finish this not-a-review. Seriously, I've played this game...

Koster on Star Wars Galaxies’ combat and social connectivity ‘glue’

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MMO designer Raph Koster is back with yet another post-mortem on Star Wars Galaxies, this one the second part of his "living society" discussion. Get...

Raph Koster’s epic Star Wars Galaxies’ post-mortem

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Veteran game designer Raph Koster has been delivering a series of Star Wars Galaxies post-mortem posts over the past few weeks. We've rounded up...

How Star Wars Galaxies pioneered a ‘living society’

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Former Star Wars Galaxies Creative Director and current Crowfall consultant Raph Koster returned to his blog last night to pen the fourth in his...

The Daily Grind: Where do you go to relax in MMOs?

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This morning's Daily Grind comes to us from an anonymous Kickstarter donor with a deceptively simple question: Which MMO zone is the most relaxing? A lot...
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Koster on Star Wars Galaxies’ dynamic world

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Raph Koster isn't done talking about Star Wars Galaxies yet, and that's good news for fans, aspiring designers, or really anyone who realizes that...

MMO Week in Review: Star Wars Galaxies’ new narrative [April 19, 2015]

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Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered's Week in Review! Raph...

How Jedi ruined Star Wars Galaxies

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Hope you're not tired of hearing about Star Wars Galaxies because Raph "Holocron" Koster's got SWG on the brain this week, and he's answering...

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