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Massively Overthinking: Unpopular MMORPG opinions

Unpopular opinions: All of us have them. In truth we’ve got so many who it’s a straight up meme. This week’s Massively Overthinking is one I’ve needed to...

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The Survivalist: Why I love survival games but refuse to touch Atlas

I really like survival sandboxes. They provide me that digital world expertise I’m lacking from most MMOs. And I can construct! So, why gained’t I contact...

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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: Thoughts on the holy trinity in MMOs

Considered one of MOP’s vibrant new columnists, Tyler Edwards, blogs over at Superior Realities, and he lately delivered to my consideration his items on the...

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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: 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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Introducing AxE: Alliance vs Empire, Nexon’s next mobile MMO coming west

It was that the thought of enjoying an MMO on a telephone was a reasonably farfetched concept. Not a lot anymore: Cellular video games have definitely come a...

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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...