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EVE Evolved: EVE Online’s comms blackout will lead to absolute anarchy

All hell is about to interrupt unfastened in EVE On-line for the territorial alliances waging wars within the depths of area following some the craziest weeks...

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Massively Overthinking: Does the MMO genre have too many games for its own good?

Final month I noticed a video from YouTuber Josh Strife Hayes with an eyebrow-raiser of a thesis: He primarily argues that we now have too many MMOs – that a...

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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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EVE Evolved: Getting ready for the Invasion in EVE Online

EVE On-line‘s Invasion enlargement lands in simply two days on April 28th, and there are many issues you are able to do now to benefit from the enlargement...

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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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EVE Evolved: What really sets Russian EVE players apart?

One of the crucial fascinating issues about EVE On-line is the truth that its single shard server forces gamers from totally different nations and cultures to...

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Lawful Neutral: Is it safe to play on City of Heroes’ inevitable rogue servers?

Hey gang! Welcome again for an additional thrilling journey in Lawful Impartial, the column the place I spend my evenings studying EULAs till my eyes bleed so...

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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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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...