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Interview: Ashes of Creation Wants to Bring the Virtual World to Life

This article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Steven Sharif, founder of Intrepid Studios and the Creative Director behind the nascent studio’s upcoming MMORPG title  3,555 more words

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Should You Play SWTOR?

This article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

This year’s annual Star Wars movie release – that still feels weird to write – has come and gone. 1,438 more words

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The Increasingly Troubling Monetization of The Elder Scrolls Online, Part 2

It’s time for another bout of Isarii vs Monetization, the epic, windmill-tilting saga of one man shouting into a gale force of increasingly common industry practices. 1,293 more words

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To Corrupt an Ashbringer: A Hidden Artifact Skin Journey

This article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

One of World of Warcraft: Legion‘s signature features was the introduction of artifact weapons: powerful, lore-steeped items that would grow with players over the course of the expansion, gaining in power and abilities rather than simply being replaced with new drops over the course of the years-long campaign against the Burning Legion. 1,692 more words

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A Warframe of Mind

The sci-fi online shooter Warframe recently hit 26 million registered losers… I mean users. Sorry, at the Game Awards for 2016 the Warframe community manager had a slip of the tongue, and now it has become a meme among Warframe fans and the subreddit for the game. 585 more words

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Internet Friendship is Magic

This article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

Just a few days ago, I had the pleasure of serving as a groomsman in a good friend’s wedding. 674 more words

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Why MMO Cosmetics Matter

This article originally appeared on MMOGames.com.

There’s a popular conception among the MMO cognoscenti that irrespective of circumstance, monetization involving cosmetics is never a problem. 1,586 more words

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