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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hands-on with Amazon’s New World sandbox – and its distinctively MMO mechanics

Can a survival sandbox recreation be an MMORPG? Till lately, the reply has been just about an enormous nope. Principally that’s as a result of the sport worlds...

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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...