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Massively Overthinking: Designed downtime in MMORPGs

In a Day by day Grind not way back, MOP reader Armsbend stated one thing I assumed simply cried out for dialogue. After noting that he had a guild member who...

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Massively Overthinking: MMOs as distraction vs. culture

Earlier this month, there was an interesting dialog swirling round a Gamasutra article by Bryant Francis, particularly a quote from recreation dev Patric...

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Massively Overthinking: Contending with the MMO genre’s ‘wowfugee’ crisis

Last week on the MOP Podcast, we read a letter from a listener named Megan who pointed us to a blog post on the The Eorzean Frontier called What do you mean...

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Interview: Legends of Aria’s dungeon expansion, early access, ganking, housing, and cash shop philosophy

Indie old-school sandbox MMORPG Legends of Aria has turn out to be a family identify amongst MMO gamers over the previous few months, first rolling into early...

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Massively Overthinking: Is there too much negativity in the MMO genre?

MassivelyOP reader Threespeed posed us an fascinating query for this week’s Overthinking that I assumed was notably applicable given the Trion Worlds state of...