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8 Good MMORPGs to Play With Friends

I've slowly come to an important realization. The time in my life where I could truly dedicate myself ...
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The Greater Evil: Gold Sellers or Toxic Players?

As MMORPGs have carved out their sizable hole in the video game industry, they've attracted all sorts of ...
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The Strange Saga of Dark and Light

Often times the stories behind MMOs are at least as interesting as the games themselves. It's one of ...
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Time to Move on from the Bartle Types?

If you've spent any time at all in the MMO community, you're probably familiar with the Bartle taxonomy ...
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Are MMOs Too Easy?

There are many perennial debates that rage eternal within the MMORPG community. Lockboxes. The trinity. And the question, ...
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Why You Should Invest in Video Games, Like Now

I love video games. You probably do too or you wouldn't be reading this (but hey, everyone is ...
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Stepping off the Treadmill: Alternatives to Gear

Honesty time: I have had enough of gear. The concept of continually acquiring new and better equipment lies ...
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Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Preview Shows Promise

I have a strange and complicated history with Guild Wars 2. Like a lot of people, I fell ...
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Six Greatest MMORPG Character Creators

If you're anything like me, you can get lost in MMORPG character creators, spending great lengths of time ...
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Practical Solutions to Lower MMORPG Toxicity

Let's not mince words. MMO communities are in a bad way. Trolling, toxicity, extreme vulgarity, and cyber-bullying ran ...
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Four Things Eastern MMOs Can Learn from the West

A few weeks ago, we looked into ideas that Western MMORPGs would do well to borrow from their ...
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Five of the Best MMORPG Level Scaling Systems

Level scaling in an MMORPG is a wonderful thing. It makes the world more immersive, it effectively expands ...
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LOTRO vs. SWTOR: Who Handles the IP Better?

Many games are based on pre-existing imaginary worlds. Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) and Star Wars: the ...
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Four Things Western MMOs Can Learn from the East

I'm not a fan of the favoritism some people have when it comes to Eastern versus Western MMORPGs ...
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Six Ways WoW Still Can’t Be Beat

Let's face it: World of Warcraft is by now a very old game. Constant updates have helped it ...
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