We Need More D&D in MMORPGsThe RPG genre first sprouted when Gary Gygax (and lesser known Dave Arneson) created Dungeons and Dragons. It’s ...Read More February 20, 2018 / No Comments on We Need More D&D in MMORPGsMMOs with the Best Race OptionsWith World of Warcraft releasing early access to some of its new allied races, the concept of playable ...Read More February 13, 2018 / 2 Comments on MMOs with the Best Race OptionsWe Have Enough MMOs2017 was another year without a lot of big name releases in the MMO space. We're definitely going ...Read More February 1, 2018 / No Comments on We Have Enough MMOsConsole vs. PC: Best MMO Gaming DevicePC gaming does it all. PlayStation is the ultimate gaming device. Switch to a Switch anytime, anywhere. XBOX ...Read More January 23, 2018 / 3 Comments on Console vs. PC: Best MMO Gaming DeviceSubscriptions Are Still the Worst Business ModelWith all the controversy swirling around lockboxes and other monetization strategies, I see an increasing number of people ...Read More January 16, 2018 / 6 Comments on Subscriptions Are Still the Worst Business ModelNiche MMOs Are the FutureIn theory, it would seem like a good thing for an MMORPG to try to have as broad ...Read More January 10, 2018 / 1 Comment on Niche MMOs Are the FutureHow Playing MMOs Changed Me as a GamerThe end of the year lends itself to introspection, to looking back. This year I've been looking back ...Read More January 2, 2018 / 2 Comments on How Playing MMOs Changed Me as a GamerChristmas Without “Christmas” in MMORPGsRead the following list carefully. What catches your eye? Selection of popular MMOs featuring an event around Christmas ...Read More December 22, 2017 / 4 Comments on Christmas Without “Christmas” in MMORPGsMMO Blogging Dead? No, But…“blogging about them [MMORPGs] doesn't appear to be a thing any more.” Tobold, MMORPG blogger turned general gaming ...Read More December 15, 2017 / No Comments on MMO Blogging Dead? No, But…Lowered Health Pools – More Fun?I have some strong feelings about (most) MMORPG health pools. And like any good opinion, it can be ...Read More December 12, 2017 / 1 Comment on Lowered Health Pools – More Fun?The Best MMOs for Solo PlayersTo some, "solo MMO player" might sound like an oxymoron, but in reality, soloists make up one of ...Read More December 6, 2017 / No Comments on The Best MMOs for Solo PlayersEmergent Storytelling Reigns SupremeThis is a collaborative post debating merits of emergent storytelling vs. static storytelling between yours truly and Roger ...Read More December 1, 2017 / No Comments on Emergent Storytelling Reigns SupremeThe 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 ...Read More November 27, 2017 / 3 Comments on The Best MMO Settings (That Aren’t Fantasy)Nine Upcoming Games Like XCOMEDIT: I reached out to the developers of all of the below games for comments and corrections. I ...Read More November 20, 2017 / 6 Comments on Nine Upcoming Games Like XCOMCan MMOs Provide Satisfying Endings?I've been thinking about endings lately. About how and if MMOs can end. I'm not talking about when ...Read More November 14, 2017 / 7 Comments on Can MMOs Provide Satisfying Endings?