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The Game Archaeologist: Runes of Magic, an MMO that made millions disappear

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In more ways than one, the year 2004 was a pivotal one for the MMORPG community. Even as games like City of Heroes, EverQuest...
Grats, I guess.

The Daily Grind: Is there a popular MMORPG you’ve still never played?

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I've been playing MMORPGs so long that it's a rare title that I've never tried at all. There are tons of MMOs I've at...

Massively Overthinking: Fixing boring MMORPG dungeons

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Earlier this month, MMO genre luminary Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street tweeted something from someone on his Ghost MMO team that's going to resonate with a...

The Daily Grind: How do you define ‘old-school’ MMORPGs?

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One of the topics that comes up every year come award time is how we decided which MMORPGs are old enough - whether by...

Massively Overthinking: Is there a feature or item in MMORPGs you won’t play without?

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I was jolted into a near panic earlier this past weekend when I saw a tweet from Lord of the Rings Online in which...

The MOP Up: FFXIV recaps its PAX East appearance

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In case you missed it in person, you can catch up with all of Final Fantasy XIV's PAX East 2024 developments in a recap...
Ultimate Alt-Line.

Ultima Online’s publish 117 sends players scavenging for pirate hats on the high seas

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The release of Ultima Online's publish 117 to the live servers isn't far off now, as the third set of patch notes hit the...

Massively Overthinking: How long should it take MMO players to get to ‘endgame’?

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With Throne & Liberty's latest global underway, I want to point back to something Amazon said about the test for our Massively Overthinking discussion...

Stormgate studio Frost Giant opens equity crowdfunding campaign to make players into investors

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Back in February, we covered the eyebrow-raising story that Frost Giant, the studio behind multiplayer RTS Stormgate, was planning to make a push for...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that earned a notorious reputation

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Nobody wants a bad reputation. I mean, you can't make everyone everywhere approve of you, but you also don't have to go out of...

The Daily Grind: What percent of your MMO gaming should be combat?

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MMO combat is fun. It is. I love trying out combat skills, grouping with friends to take down bosses, and hearing the sound of...

The Daily Grind: When has a wholesome MMO feature wound up backfiring?

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A few weeks ago, the Ultima Online team released a newsletter, and its very first entry caught my eye. "I want to address a pressing...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most macabre thing you’ve done or seen in an MMORPG?

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MJ's coverage of the new gravedigging mechanics in Path of Exile (bury corpses of whole families together for a stat boost!) got me thinking...
yay sure

Shroud of the Avatar devs form new studio to make AI-generated roguelike battle royale Project Rise

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If you thought that the waters surrounding some of Shroud of the Avatar's bigwigs weren't muddy before now, things are potentially about to get...

Massively Overthinking: Are survival games the new MMO?

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A few Overthinkings ago, a MOP commenter said something that seemed very simple but still hit me really hard, to the point that I'm...

Shroud of the Avatar lets players build bazaars and live on the water in Release 123

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Whether you're keen to create a market stall-filled bazaar or dodge property taxes because you're living on the water, Release 123 of Shroud of...

The Daily Grind: What’s the hardest MMORPG to return to after a long time away?

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When I returned to Lord of the Rings Online several years ago, I'd been away for a very, very long time - so long...

Hey game devs, stop namedropping Star Wars Galaxies and make a spiritual successor

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If you're an MMORPG gamer who watches the mainstream gaming space, you probably know that most gaming sites take any opportunity they can get...
With strong eye contact.

Wisdom of Nym: What people don’t really get about the Warrior of Light in Final Fantasy XIV

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Not so long ago, I saw a very foolish comment complaining about Final Fantasy XIV from someone who did not play or think about...

The MOP Up: Lost Skies gets downright cozy inside of its ships

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Lost Skies' February dev blog showed off some UX work, early prototypes of its weapon damage system, and some super-cozy ship interior concepts. Also, the...

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