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Building a Social MMO for the Solo Player

Confession time: I'm one of those awful solo players you always hear are ruining the genre. I used ...
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Humble Freedom Bundle Quick Games Review (All 60 Games)

Holy crap there's a lot of games in the Humble Freedom Bundle. I've taken a short break from ...
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Guide to Couples MMO Games for Valentine’s Day

What better gift is there for that special someone than spending some quality time together in a virtual ...
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For Honor Is Fascinating, Baffling

For Honor is the latest buzz-worthy title from Ubisoft, promising intense competitive action against a brutal Medieval backdrop ...
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More MMO Games Should Treat Us Like Transistor

Maintaining proper perspective on MMO games requires branching out into the unknown from time to time. Transistor, by ...
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Steam Hammer Interview: Survival in a Steampunk World

Steam Hammer just wrapped up a $50,000 Kickstarter to help bring to life their hardcore steampunk, sandbox-style RPG ...
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Lockboxes Are Annoying, But We Should Move On

Few issues in the MMO community stir up strong feelings the way lockboxes do. These virtual gambling devices ...
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I Hate Training Gear

In Elder Scrolls Online, player gear can be customized in a number of ways. One such way is ...
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Comparing ESO and TSW’s Build Systems

Elder Scrolls Online and The Secret World are games with a lot in common. They're both highly story-driven ...
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2016’s Crowdfunded MMOs

More than any subset of gamers, MMO players fall in love with a game's potential. We've also been ...
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Favorite Games of 2016

2016 has come and gone and now it’s time to reminisce about what turned out to be a ...
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A first person shot of tanking the Sha of Pride in World of Warcraft

Your Guide to Taking Great MMO Screenshots

If you follow a lot of MMO blogs, you've probably seen a lot of good screenshots, and perhaps ...
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What is a ‘Pay To Win’ Cash Shop in MMOs?

This article was originally posted March 19, 2016. It has been recently updated. Like a lot of MMO ...
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A snowglobe in World of Warcraft's Winter Veil holiday event.

Why MMO Holidays Suck and How to Fix Them

Around this time of year, holiday events are springing up in MMORPGs like desperate last-minute shoppers at the ...
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China Leads Charge to Fix MMO Gambling’s Biggest Problem

Last week, Elder Scrolls Online launched their latest cash shop additions. The store now sells some pretty sweet ...
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