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EVE Evolved: EVE Online’s storyline is about to go off the rails

Probably the most compelling tales that emerge from EVE On-line are often tales of player-based battle, dastardly offers, and political intrigue, however the...

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Perfect Ten: Ten steps for understanding MMO systems

As I write this, I’m in the midst of placing collectively my first impressions for Anthem. This takes some doing and would in all probability be simpler if I...

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EVE Evolved: EVE Online has a gambling problem

The playing debate has kicked off once more in EVE On-line, this time in response to the annual Guardian’s Gala occasion that’s presently operating all through...

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Perfect Ten: MMO arguments we need to put down

You already know what I hate? No, not simply botting. No, not individuals with additional cash to spend on recreation improvement than sense about whether or...

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Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s All or Nothing

One superb trailer and a day of hype later, Guild Wars 2’s All or Nothing can be reside this afternoon for us to play. The episode makes for the fifth...

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The Game Archaeologist: Project Copernicus

In the long run, one of many largest shames of the entire 38 Studios fiasco is that the MMORPG it was creating and the individuals who have been making it have...

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Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s Blue Mage is balanced right, even if you don’t like that

This additional this week completely comes from me doing the mental equal of pouring a mix of lemon juice and salt instantly into an open wound. You see, after...

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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...