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As we barrel through November and get closer to the holidays, my thoughts have turned to turkey, pie, rolls, pie, and candied yams... did I mention pie? It's not that I can't think of anything else (pie), but I always look forward to family, food, and free time during the upcoming holidays -- fre...

November 21st 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Developer chats aren't only important when it comes to what players know about the game -- they're also important in how the players approach the game. That's one of the more interesting conclusions to be taken away from Elder Game's latest discussion regarding the interactions between developers...

November 15th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The Star Wars Galaxies forum regulars have welcomed a new community relations manager named Draakull to their ranks, who will be taking over for previous CRM Zatozia. Draakull made an introductory post and explained how MMOs have played a big part in his life, primarily because of the communities h...

May 31st 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like it's not just EverQuest that is getting a new producer -- Alan "Brenlo" Crosby, formerly in charge of the Community Relations team, will be assuming the role of Senior Producer for EverQuest II. He made this fact known himself on the official forums, which is fitting considering his p...

May 21st 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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If you are hardcore into your favorite MMO, chances are you know the Community Relations Manager for that specific game. Heck, even if you don't play some of the top games, you may know their Community Managers. Sometimes the CRMs can achieve rockstar status among players, such as ArenaNet's Gaile...

December 1st 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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This has been an important week for our American readers in terms of elections, but now that the minor distraction of real-world governance has been dealt with, it's time to focus on governance in the MMO space. You've got to keep those priorities straight, after all.The polls are now open in EVE On...

November 7th 2008 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever submitted a bug report, petitioned a GM or posted a message on an official forum? If so, then you've interacted with a game's community team in one way or another. This is probably not news to you, but were you aware of the distinct departments that make up a community team and how the...

October 13th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Community relations are a constant struggle as a battle plays out for one side to be heard while the other has little time to listen. When this communication does happen the interchange of thoughts and feelings normally comes from the developers via patch notes and a backlash from the players ensues...

June 5th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you play a Sony Online Entertainment game then you're likely to see a new name floating around the community team that you may or may not be familiar with. While her real name is Tiffany, we're told Amnerys will do just fine. She's a former EverQuest player and recent Everquest II player who's co...

June 4th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Though it seems like we've been reporting on 38 Studios forever, we still know precious little about the Boston-area company that has attracted so much industry talent and generated so much buzz with little more than a code-name for their top-secret fantasy MMO. We got a little preview of the 38 Stu...

May 21st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony Online Entertainment's Community Relations team have put out an open invite for anyone that would like to meet up with them at Las Vegas during the Consumer Electronics Show. The team have planned to be at Quark's Bar and Restaurant, in the Hilton, on the 8th of January. If you're going to be t...

January 4th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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EA Mythic has filled the top-spot in their community ranks by inviting Robert Mull to lead the way as their new Community Relations Director. Mull's new duties revolve around everything community, especially overseeing the Community Coordinators for Warhammer Online, Dark Age of Camelot, and the re...

December 5th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments