Category - star wars the old republic

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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: 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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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...