Alternate-characters

06.24.12
The Daily Grind: Should players be rewarded for playing alts?
06.24.12

The Daily Grind: Should players be rewarded for playing alts?

Star Wars: The Old Republic is rolling out a big improvement to its Legacy system on Tuesday... a...

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02.01.12
Breakfast Topic: Has the early Cataclysm gearing model failed?
02.01.12

Breakfast Topic: Has the early Cataclysm gearing model failed?

Near the end of Wrath of the Lich King, there was a real feeling that gearing had gotten out of...

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01.31.12
The Daily Grind: When do you alt?
01.31.12

The Daily Grind: When do you alt?

We know that some of you love to roll alts and some of you just play one character until the end...

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11.07.11
The Daily Grind: Are alts and mules a form of cheating?
11.07.11

The Daily Grind: Are alts and mules a form of cheating?

In response to Beau's recent Free For All column on the topic of botters and cheaters, reader Kei...

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10.14.11
Storyboard: Army of me
10.14.11

Storyboard: Army of me

There are, sadly, more character concepts in pretty much every game on the market than there is t...

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06.09.11
The Daily Grind: Are you protective of your alts?
06.09.11

The Daily Grind: Are you protective of your alts?

The other day I realized that EverQuest II's website makes my alternate characters viewable to an...

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01.28.11
The Daily Grind: Do you make stealth alts?
01.28.11

The Daily Grind: Do you make stealth alts?

If you've spent any kind of time in MMOs, you've undoubtedly run into at least one person who drives...

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11.07.10
The Daily Grind: How many alts do you have?
11.07.10

The Daily Grind: How many alts do you have?

Most of us have a primary MMO that we play, and whether it's our only game or simply the one we spe...

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10.19.10
The Daily Grind: Should multiple accounts be policed?
10.19.10

The Daily Grind: Should multiple accounts be policed?

Pirates of the Burning Sea recently amended its in-game rules to reflect an official stance on the...

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