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Wisdom of Nym: Why you should be cautious speculating on Final Fantasy XIV’s expansion balance

Whew. All proper. So we’ve gotten the media tour info for the subsequent Remaining Fantasy XIV enlargement, and that signifies that individuals have gotten to...

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Massively Overthinking: The one about MMO superfans, zealots, and insidious tribalism

We just lately acquired two items of mail from longtime MOP readers and commenters that labored collectively completely to type a unified matter. Alex emailed...

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The Survivalist: What ever happened to the smaller survival sandbox MMOs? Part two

Final week we discovered what was up with a variety of the smaller survival sandbox MMOs. Sadly, some have pale away, however others are going fairly robust...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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Path of Exile’s December Betrayal expansion brings back Bestiary, Incursion, and Delve with better housing to boot

Each time Grinding Gear video games places out a brand new replace or enlargement for Path of Exile – they usually come like clockwork – it creates a conundrum...