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10.14.14
The Daily Grind: Do you miss maker's marks in MMOs?
10.14.14

The Daily Grind: Do you miss maker's marks in MMOs?

An off-hand joke in the Massively team email last week prompted a neat conversation about items in...

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10.10.14
The Daily Grind: Do server merges make you more or less worried about an MMO?
10.10.14

The Daily Grind: Do server merges make you more or less worried about an MMO?

Server merges, megaservers, connected realms, server consolidations -- call them whatever you want;...

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10.07.14
The Daily Grind: Do you play on your MMO's public test server?
10.07.14

The Daily Grind: Do you play on your MMO's public test server?

Even after they're officially launched, many MMOs still maintain public test servers where voluntee...

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10.03.14
The Daily Grind: How should MMO quests be delivered?
10.03.14

The Daily Grind: How should MMO quests be delivered?

I was tinkering in Ultima Online last week when I spied something I had forgotten about: quest give...

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09.30.14
The Daily Grind: Are character bios due for revival?
09.30.14

The Daily Grind: Are character bios due for revival?

One of my favorite things about classic MMOs is that they refused to give up on the "RPG" part of M...

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09.26.14
The Daily Grind: Do you follow MMOs because of their designers?
09.26.14

The Daily Grind: Do you follow MMOs because of their designers?

An interesting Kill Ten Rats article a few weeks ago pondered the idea that gamers purchase games b...

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09.23.14
The Daily Grind: What's the best loot system in an MMO?
09.23.14

The Daily Grind: What's the best loot system in an MMO?

Massively commenters recently reminded me that one of the things that bug me about retro themeparks...

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09.19.14
The Daily Grind: Who gets your MMO accounts when you die?
09.19.14

The Daily Grind: Who gets your MMO accounts when you die?

Last month, Delaware became the first US state to pass a broad law to ensure that families can acce...

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09.14.14
The Daily Grind: What's the ideal MMO gold sink?
09.14.14

The Daily Grind: What's the ideal MMO gold sink?

I realize that asking "what's your favorite gold sink" is a bit like asking "what's your favorite w...

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