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Perfect Ten: Abrupt MMO sunsets that shocked us

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Not all MMO sunsets are equal, when you look at them. Sure, all impact players who made those games a home, but some titles...
Guess who's back. Back again.

Perfect Ten: The old-school guide to grouping up in Final Fantasy XI back in the day

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Recently, our resident Choose My Adventure expert Chris has been taking on Final Fantasy XI, and he's come away with a somewhat... let's say...

Perfect Ten: The 10 NPCs you meet in MMORPGs

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Is there a figure in online games that more symbolizes the thin barrier between the server database and user playerbase than the non-player character?...
mmm whatchu saaaaay

Perfect Ten: The stupid reasons I have had for sacrificing sleep for MMOs

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One of the most useful pieces of advice that I've gotten regarding making decisions for the future is also the simplest: Imagine yourself taking...
Immoral.

Perfect Ten: 10 things you can spend money on instead of Diablo Immortal

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So how about that Diablo Immortal eh? Sure is a lot of "weeping and gnashing of teeth" surrounding its release, huh? But hey, it's for a...

Perfect Ten: Weird ways we heal each other in MMORPGs

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One of the most important implications of the virtual worlds we visit is that they all boast medical care far above and beyond anything...
Fighty fight fight.

Perfect Ten: 10 great ways to lose new players from your MMO

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MMOs require new blood. Not exclusively or anything; you can keep an MMO going for quite some time on existing happy players. But existing...

Perfect Ten: MMO critters so cute it makes your teeth hurt

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I vividly remember a conversation I had with my then-girlfriend's parents back in 1996 about the potential of this growing "internet" phenomenon. With my...
no mad lizert

Perfect Ten: The many-colored dragon rainbow of the MMO sphere

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Dragons are ubiquitous. When I wrote a Perfect Ten describing every single MMO bestiary, I noted that no matter what game you're playing, no...

Perfect Ten: Why we need more post-apocalyptic MMOs

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Ever since playing the original Wasteland back in the late '80, I've had a high fascination with post-apocalyptic settings. Yet it's not been the...
Never gonna get it, never gonna get it.

Perfect Ten: Things that turn me off from trying your MMO

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Hey, designers, we need to talk. So, if you haven't noticed, I like MMOs. And you're making an MMO. This should be a good...
Weedle whee.

Perfect Ten: The 10 stages of the MMO launch journey, from announcement to release

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One of the aspects that I love about MMOs is just how dang fun the build-up to launch can be. I know this period...
Zone!

Perfect Ten: Top 10 favorite Final Fantasy XIV zones

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We're getting in the zone with Perfect Ten lately. A few weeks back, Justin posted his own personal ranking of World of Warcraft zones....

Perfect Ten: Top 10 favorite World of Warcraft zones by feels

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Recently on the MassivelyOP podcast, we were asked by a listener about our favorite MMO zones. That discussion quickly morphed into selecting certain zones...

MassivelyOP’s guide to 13 MMORPGs that you can play on Macs

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Until I got my first Macbook this past December, I admit that I never really paid attention to what MMOs could be played on...
Tataru and her muffin adventure.

The Perfect Ten: 10 MMO NPCs as muffins

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You’ve all seen those memes or Twitter threads that try to link celebrities or people to food items or other inanimate objects, but I’m...
Pay to lose.

Perfect Ten: Conversations with anthropomorphic MMO studios IV: The Voyage Home

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I swear before whatever deities you want to name, I cannot get away from this. I've done everything I can to avoid these anthropomorphic...

Perfect Ten: Obnoxious MMO buzzwords found in press releases

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So say that you write for MassivelyOP. Or say that you work for another news site while wistfully refreshing MassivelyOP's front page hoping to...
We fought a bear.

Perfect Ten: World of Warcraft’s array of bear-based threats

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Hey, if you've never played World of Warcraft, there's something you should know: This is a game with a lot of bears. You might not...

Perfect Ten: Favorite NPCs from my favorite MMOs

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In a recent episode of the Massively OP Podcast, we had a terrific question winged our way asking about our personal favorite NPCs from...

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