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Massively Overthinking: The worst MMO cash shop trickery

Final week, video games psychologist Jamie Madigan tweeted an underrated remark about how psychological tips utilized in restaurant menu design are...

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Lawful Neutral: Why Josh Hawley’s lockbox regulation Senate bill is dead-on-arrival

There’s a particular place in my coronary heart for lootboxes and exploitative monetization, and that place is someplace under the revulsion I really feel for...

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Massively Overthinking: Unpopular MMORPG opinions

Unpopular opinions: All of us have them. The truth is we have now so many who it’s a straight up meme. This week’s Massively Overthinking is one I’ve needed to...

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Massively Overthinking: Do you play MMO characters you like – or characters that are objectively good?

Earlier this week, some Massively OP writers have been hanging out in staff chat speaking about favourite Metropolis of Heroes powersets from again within the...

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Massively Overthinking: If an MMO item is buyable with gold, does that excuse its presence in the cash shop?

This week’s Overthinking matter comes from longtime MOP reader and commenter Sally Bowls. It’s about monetization, however it’s a nuanced argument we don’t see...

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Massively Overthinking: Thoughts on the holy trinity in MMOs

One among MOP’s vibrant new columnists, Tyler Edwards, blogs over at Superior Realities, and he lately delivered to my consideration his items on the MMO...

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Massively Overthinking: Designed downtime in MMORPGs

In a Every day Grind not way back, MOP reader Armsbend stated one thing I assumed simply cried out for dialogue. After noting that he had a guild member who...

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Hands-on with Amazon’s New World sandbox – and its distinctively MMO mechanics

Can a survival sandbox recreation be an MMORPG? Till just lately, the reply has been just about an enormous nope. Principally that’s as a result of the sport...

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Interview: Legends of Aria’s dungeon expansion, early access, ganking, housing, and cash shop philosophy

Indie old-school sandbox MMORPG Legends of Aria has grow to be a family identify amongst MMO gamers over the previous few months, first rolling into early...

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Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s All or Nothing

One superb trailer and a day of hype later, Guild Wars 2’s All or Nothing will probably be reside this afternoon for us to play. The episode makes for the...