We Need More D&D in MMORPGs

The RPG genre first sprouted when Gary Gygax (and lesser known Dave Arneson) created Dungeons and Dragons. It’s ...
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MMOs with the Best Race Options

With World of Warcraft releasing early access to some of its new allied races, the concept of playable ...
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We Have Enough MMOs

2017 was another year without a lot of big name releases in the MMO space. We're definitely going ...
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Console vs. PC: Best MMO Gaming Device

PC gaming does it all. PlayStation is the ultimate gaming device. Switch to a Switch anytime, anywhere. XBOX ...
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World of Warcraft, one of the few games still maintaining a subscription business model

Subscriptions Are Still the Worst Business Model

With all the controversy swirling around lockboxes and other monetization strategies, I see an increasing number of people ...
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Niche MMOs Are the Future

In theory, it would seem like a good thing for an MMORPG to try to have as broad ...
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My oldest MMO character, my rogue, shows off her guild tabard in World of Warcraft

How Playing MMOs Changed Me as a Gamer

The end of the year lends itself to introspection, to looking back. This year I've been looking back ...
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Elk mount in the Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) (Source: ESO promotional image)

Christmas Without “Christmas” in MMORPGs

Read the following list carefully. What catches your eye? Selection of popular MMOs featuring an event around Christmas ...
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MMO Blogging Dead? No, But…

“blogging about them [MMORPGs] doesn't appear to be a thing any more.” Tobold, MMORPG blogger turned general gaming ...
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Lowered Health Pools – More Fun?

I have some strong feelings about (most) MMORPG health pools. And like any good opinion, it can be ...
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The Best MMOs for Solo Players

To some, "solo MMO player" might sound like an oxymoron, but in reality, soloists make up one of ...
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Emergent Storytelling Reigns Supreme

This is a collaborative post debating merits of emergent storytelling vs. static storytelling between yours truly and Roger ...
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The Best MMO Settings (That Aren’t Fantasy)

As we've discussed before, fantasy MMOs heavily dominate the genre. Even if you're a fantasy fan, it can ...
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Nine Upcoming Games Like XCOM

EDIT: I reached out to the developers of all of the below games for comments and corrections. I ...
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Can MMOs Provide Satisfying Endings?

I've been thinking about endings lately. About how and if MMOs can end. I'm not talking about when ...
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