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The Daily Grind: Are you on board for Burning Crusade Classic?

It seems all but one official announcement short of certainty that Blizzard is going to be rolling out a Burning Crusade Classic server...

The Daily Grind: Are there MMOs that don’t deserve second chances?

MOP reader Steve recently posed us an interesting question: Is it time for gamers to stop giving second chances to bungled MMOs and live...

The Daily Grind: Are you angry about the collapse of Chronicles of Elyria?

Last week, Soulbound Studios announced that in spite of just reaching a semblance of pre-alpha for Chronicles of Elyria, it was out of...
Get in, losers.

The Daily Grind: What old inventory items in MMOs do you keep around even though they’re dead weight?

I should really get rid of my beast tribe currency from Final Fantasy XIV version 1.0, but part of me still holds on...
Notably after!

The Daily Grind: When you return to an MMO, do you start over or continue?

Recently I loaded back up Guild Wars 2 after a multi-year absence. While I still have a strong roster of decked-out level 80...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever paid for MMO-related services like coaching?

A few weeks back, MMO veteran dev John Smedley posted a tweet about paying for, of all things, coaching in a video game, and...
Boldly gone.

The Daily Grind: What made you drop a daily routine in an MMO?

I like Star Trek Online. I really do. I like the whole meta-event stretching through its event that lets you pick up a...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO rogue server do you recommend trying?

It is truly heartening to see so many sunsetted MMORPGs being revived thanks to the tireless efforts of rogue server operators. Preservation of...

The Daily Grind: What once-popular MMORPG terminology has fallen out of use?

Let's play with words. A while back I saw someone describing the act of MMO banksitting on Twitter without actually using the term. It's one...
The vista

The Daily Grind: What’s the perfect size for an MMO battleground?

I've made no secret of the fact that I like big battle MMO PvP. I want it to feel huge. I want there to...
Pet action.

The Daily Grind: Have you ever changed your mind on an MMO expansion over time?

At the time Final Fantasy XI launched its second expansion, I loathed it. Not only did it offer no new jobs or the like, but...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever been hit by an MMO banhammer?

When I wrote the above question, I had to sit back for a long minute to think over the two-plus decades of my MMO...
This is the real magic item.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best subscription or loyalty rewards?

A few weeks back on the Massively OP Podcast, Justin explained to me how Neverwinter's exponential subscription works. Basically, instead of just subbing...
I understand why, but also why?

The Daily Grind: How many MMOs do you have installed right now?

It will come as no surprise to anyone that Final Fantasy XIV and World of Warcraft are both installed on my computer right now....

The Daily Grind: Why is it annoying to group up in MMOs?

I know that MMORPGs are really big on the whole social aspect, but for some people, it seems like "social" only means "grouping up...

The Daily Grind: What MMO are you playing instead of going out right now?

Whether you're practicing extreme social distancing or actually hunkered down within a quarantine zone, quite a lot of you are playing video games...

The Daily Grind: Are you more of a fashionista in MMOs – or in real life?

MOP's Colin proposed this topic after a bizarre conversation in the MOP team chat about our fashion sense in real life. It's probably no...
Unembraced.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite role to play in an MMO group?

In broadest strokes, a lot of MMOs have embraced the trinity for character design with three roles of tank, DPS, and healer. That's fine....

The Daily Grind: In which MMO have you accumulated the most account goodies?

One of my favorite things when going back to an old favorite MMORPG is creating a new character that gets to benefit from all...

The Daily Grind: What are you hoping for out of Guild Wars 2’s Cantha-ish expansion?

I try not to get excessively overhyped about things in MMOs, especially things probably a year and a half or more away, but I...

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