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There’s now another Glitch reboot on the way: Odd Giants

When TinySpeck - that's the company that went on to ultimately found Slack - sunsetted its tiny browser sandbox Glitch back in...

Bethsoft is banning more Fallout 76 exploiters and teasing its free-for-all PvP mode

Even before Fallout 76 launched last year, the game was becoming well known for bugs of the exploitable sort. The most recent to...
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Fallout 76 players are finding ways to glitch into a secret developer room with unreleased items

We would like to preface today's story of Fallout 76 having all the integrity of tissue paper in a hurricane by saying that you...

Battle Bards Episode 134: Halloween and Christmas

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas! And, er, Halloween! Well, the Battle Bards were never much for subtlety, so you must excuse...

Battle Bards Episode 130: Oddballs 2

While every Battle Bards episode is a cavalcade of strangeness, this week the team is ratcheting it up with the return of “Oddball” MMORPG...

You can safely ignore those weird Lord of the Rings Online subscription messages

If you got a cryptic letter from Lord of the Rings Online payment processing company Xsolla in the last day, you can safely...

Massively on the Go: Our guide to which Pokemon you should keep (or send away)

There's so much involved with Pokemon Go for new (or returning) players to adjust to that even knowing what's "good" can be hard to figure...

One Shots: Supporting characters

When you look for famous characters in your MMO, you may be looking for someone complete different than the rest of the crowd. Lt. Commander Hikari...
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How Glitch’s creator kept pulling successes from his online game failures

NPR recently did an interview with Slack and Flickr creator Stewart Butterfield as part of its series on innovators and entrepreneurs. Butterfield's drive to...
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Massively Overthinking: Random acts of MMORPG kindness

Last week, down in the comments of an innocuous post about gamers being nice in Fortnite, a couple of MOP commenters requested a...

A glitch in Shadow’s Kiss freaked out its own developers

When you're building a game about bloodsucking undead sex monsters, you probably need to sport a hearty demeanor. But even the makers of

Perfect Ten: MMOs with different (camera) perspectives

By the time that World of Warcraft came on the scene in 2004, the MMORPG industry had already gravitated toward standard when it...

The Game Archaeologist: World of Warcraft’s Corrupted Blood pandemic

It began with an exploitable glitch. It exploded into an uncontained nightmare of death. It established a meme as strong as Leeroy Jenkins. It...

Glitch-inspired Children of Ur abandons Google Chrome due to incompatibility

The uphill struggle to rebuild Glitch has hit a rather significant snag in Children of Ur. "It saddens us to bring you this...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most unused place or feature in your favorite MMORPG?

I really like abandoned places in games. One of my favorite articles ever was about Glitch, after it sunsetted, when I recapped...
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Fortnite’s 2.4.0 patch was delayed in part to fix the dang building glitch

Fortnite's 2.4.0 patch was supposed to release today, but last night, Epic announced a delay to "further improve stability and hammer out...

Massively Overthinking: What’s the smallest MMO you’re willing to play?

A comment on Reddit about the current size and viability of Kritika Online got me thinking about MMO playerbases in general lately. We...

Secret World Legends’ NPCs awaken on Twitter

As the Secret World Legends community continues to hold its breath in anticipation of what Funcom is planning for 2018, movement arrives in...

Eleven boots up a Glitch wiki to crowdsource info

As Glitch fan remake Eleven reemerges on the scene with more alpha developments, the team has a plea that it is...

Eleven resurfaces with an update on its Glitch remake

After over a year of silence, the volunteer team behind one of Glitch's remakes has emerged for an update. Eleven's team...

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