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Massively Overthinking: MMOs as distraction vs. culture

Earlier this month, there was a captivating dialog swirling round a Gamasutra article by Bryant Francis, particularly a quote from recreation dev Patric Mondou...

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Perfect Ten: Ten steps for understanding MMO systems

As I write this, I’m in the midst of placing collectively my first impressions for Anthem. This takes some doing and would in all probability be simpler if I...

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Massively Overthinking: Contending with the MMO genre’s ‘wowfugee’ crisis

Final week on the MOP Podcast, we learn a letter from a listener named Megan who pointed us to a weblog publish on the The Eorzean Frontier referred to as What...

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The Game Archaeologist: Project Copernicus

In the long run, one of many largest shames of the entire 38 Studios fiasco is that the MMORPG it was creating and the individuals who have been making it have...

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Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do each yr, at this time we’re going to peek again on the horrifying outcomes of final yr’s MOP employees predictions for the style and the video games...

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Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s Blue Mage is balanced right, even if you don’t like that

This additional this week completely comes from me doing the mental equal of pouring a mix of lemon juice and salt instantly into an open wound. You see, after...

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Vague Patch Notes: When World of Warcraft breaks off your friendship

I spent a bunch of time post-BlizzCon occupied with why World of Warcraft personally bothered me. Not why its design pitfalls bothered me; that’s...

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WoW Factor: The dumb World of Warcraft stuff from BlizzCon

It’s straightforward to only consider this yr’s BlizzCon as having dumb stuff on show for Diablo, however let’s be actual right here – there have been...

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Epic MMO Battles of History: World of Warcraft’s Wrath of the Lich King vs. Legion

It was simply a few days in the past when Bree was sharing that I felt like Wrath of the Lich King was one of the best World of Warcraft has ever been. However...