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Ah, the best laid plans of Daevas and men... I am so glad you are the understanding sort! You'll forgive me, right? I know that I'd said that this week's Wings Over Atreia would be covering a guide to all the daily quests in Aion, but that was before NCsoft surprised us with a new event mid-week...

June 11th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Are you one of those MMO players who always seems to idle out while tending to real-life issues? I know I am, and it usually results in my finding something else to do once I discover that I've been logged out. I certainly understand why the developers add that feature, so I was pleasantly surpr...

May 11th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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You just can't take a picture of yourself during Love is in the Air without a heart on your head. I actually don't like the phrase "real life" when describing what happens in the physical world because it implies that the interactions we have in Azeroth aren't real. Captain Obvious says that WoW...

February 12th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of the checkout lane next to the candy, neither do we want you to become known as That Guy on your realm. When is i...

January 9th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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AFK progression is an accepted part of many MMOs these days. Crafting in Fallen Earth can be set up, started, and done while you're logged out. Come back after a certain amount of time and you've got a new vehicle and a load of XP. The newly-launched Glitch is another example -- you can learn you...

October 4th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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This Breakfast Topic has been brought to you by Seed, the AOL guest writer program that brings your words to WoW Insider's pages. It happens to all of us. You've just wiped for the third (or maybe 30th?) time on a boss. The mage decided it would be more fun to jog in circles than to target the a...

October 1st 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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So there I was, with another topic planned and article well on its way to completion when fate intervened and thrust a new subject upon me. And not in a happy-Fed-Ex-guy-handing-it-over kinda way either, but a growling, grumbling, grit-my-teeth-and-try-not-to-speak-in-asterisks (%#$**!) kind of w...

July 25th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back to Massively's Choose My Adventure. As I'm gearing up for the fifth week of my excursion through Darkfall and the lands of Agon, I've settled into something of a groove based on my own personal playstyle and the schedules of folks that I've met in the game. Aventurine's sandbox is a ga...

December 15th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Work Warning: Brief profanity in the video. From Hollywood celebrities to the guy next door, millions of people have made World of Warcraft a part of their lives. How do you play WoW? We're giving each approach its own 15 Minutes of Fame. Just as Azeroth prepares to explode in all its cataclysmic...

November 17th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Work warning: There's a bit of cursing herein. The movie /afk is getting near release. A masterful mix of machinima styles and live-action performance, /afk tells the story of a young gamer whose only goal is to kill Onyxia. At the same time, his counselor warns the boy to free himself from the gam...

November 1st 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Monday, Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of guild leadership. He is the author of The Guild Leader's Handbook, available now from No Starch Press. It's been a while here at Officers' Quarters since we've tackled some good, old-fashioned guild dra...

September 27th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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These days just about everyone thinks he has what it takes to be a Knight of the Round Table. It takes more than a shiny shield and a sharp sword, as the Game Archaeologist discovered. It also requires a $14.95 credit card charge. Former and current knights poured out of the woodwork to offer up s...

August 17th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments