Classic-mmos

02.22.14
The Game Archaeologist: Is Turbine working on Asheron's Call 3?
02.22.14

The Game Archaeologist: Is Turbine working on Asheron's Call 3?

If you look at the list of major MMO studios, it seems as though many of them have something new in...

By J. Olivetti,   02.22.14
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02.01.14
The Game Archaeologist: The rise, fall, and rescue of Vanguard
02.01.14

The Game Archaeologist: The rise, fall, and rescue of Vanguard

I have been wanting to do an article on the whole saga (small pun intended) of Vanguard for some ti...

By J. Olivetti,   02.01.14
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01.18.14
The Game Archaeologist: A brief history of roguelikes
01.18.14

The Game Archaeologist: A brief history of roguelikes

As with adventure games, it appears as though the mobile market has triggered a resurgence in the p...

By J. Olivetti,   01.18.14
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01.04.14
The Game Archaeologist: Four efforts to preserve dead MMOs
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01.04.14

The Game Archaeologist: Four efforts to preserve dead MMOs

As I type this, we are now living in a post-Warhammer Online world. You can probably tell by all of...

By J. Olivetti,   01.04.14
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12.21.13
The Game Archaeologist: Revisiting the BBS
12.21.13

The Game Archaeologist: Revisiting the BBS

Back in 2010 (2010, really? Wow.) I gave a broad overview of the history and importance of the BBS...

By J. Olivetti,   12.21.13
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12.07.13
The Game Archaeologist: Going forward by looking back at the past
12.07.13

The Game Archaeologist: Going forward by looking back at the past

Have you noticed? I'm sure you've noticed. It seems as though ever since this Kickstarter fad flare...

By J. Olivetti,   12.07.13
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11.23.13
The Game Archaeologist: The bizarre death of Wish [Updated]
11.23.13

The Game Archaeologist: The bizarre death of Wish [Updated]

First of all, "wish" is one of those words that ends up looking dang strange the more you focus on...

By J. Olivetti,   11.23.13
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11.22.13
The Daily Grind: Is the mystique of MMO questing lost for good?
11.22.13

The Daily Grind: Is the mystique of MMO questing lost for good?

World of Warcraft is often credited with inserting questing into MMORPGs, but veterans know that cl...

By B. Royce,   11.22.13
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11.09.13
The Game Archaeologist: Classic servers and you
11.09.13

The Game Archaeologist: Classic servers and you

Sometimes players don't want progress into the future; they want to regress into nostalgia. I've al...

By J. Olivetti,   11.09.13
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