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Lawful Neutral: Is it safe to play on City of Heroes’ inevitable rogue servers?

Hey gang! Welcome again for an additional thrilling journey in Lawful Impartial, the column the place I spend my evenings studying EULAs till my eyes bleed so...

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Massively Overthinking: If an MMO item is buyable with gold, does that excuse its presence in the cash shop?

This week’s Overthinking matter comes from longtime MOP reader and commenter Sally Bowls. It’s about monetization, however it’s a nuanced argument we don’t see...

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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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Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do each yr, at present we’re going to peek again on the horrifying outcomes of final yr’s MOP employees predictions for the style and the video games...

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Vague Patch Notes: When World of Warcraft breaks off your friendship

I spent a bunch of time post-BlizzCon fascinated with why World of Warcraft personally bothered me. Not why its design pitfalls bothered me; that’s...

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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...