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Interview: Ashes of Creation on Building Their Virtual World

Note: the following article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

Intrepid Studios’ upcoming sandbox MMORPG Ashes of Creation is rapidly ascending my personal list of most anticipated titles. 2,501 more words

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Dispatch from Slack Chat: Has the MMO Lost Its Unique Selling Point?

We had a great discussion in the MMORPG.com Slack chat last night – so great that we thought it was worth publishing. So we did! 39 more words

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The Shift from Leveling Skills to Leveling Characters in MMOs

Note: the following article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

One of the biggest and most impactful changes to MMORPG design over the last decade is one that’s gotten remarkably little attention: the shift from skill based character progression to character level based progression. 1,694 more words

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Building Survival Gameplay as an MMO Social System

Note: the following article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

One of the more surprising developments in my recent check-in with Crowfall was just how much the game’s starting experience  2,726 more words

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Checking in with Crowfall's Big World

Note: the following article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

It was March, 2015. The beginnings of what would turn out to be a prolonged contraction of game development in the MMO space were starting to become apparent, and the throbbing disappointments from the rote, development via mad-lib style themeparks of the past were still fresh in mind. 3,255 more words

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Reacting to TESO: Morrowind

Note: the following article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

The Elder Scrolls Online‘s slow march to its June 6th expansion release continues ever onward, with more and more information being drip fed to the hyped up masses as we get closer and closer to the day we return to… 2,042 more words

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Coming to GameSpace.com

Around two weeks ago I started to get the sense that something was up on Twitter. An account for what appeared to be a new games media site was starting to tweet stuff out, and a lot of familiar faces from the MMO scene were following it – specifically, a lot of people involved with MMORPG.com. 319 more words

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