Consequences

02.12.14
MMO Mechanics: Three old mechanics I want back
02.12.14

MMO Mechanics: Three old mechanics I want back

My column has typically heralded modern MMOs as superior advancements of the genre we all adore, bu...

By T. Lauro,   02.12.14
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12.29.13
EVE Evolved: Designing EVE Onland, part 1
12.29.13

EVE Evolved: Designing EVE Onland, part 1

When I'm not playing or writing about EVE Online, I can usually be found huddled over my computer t...

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02.06.13
Star Citizen's death mechanics to create 'a sense of mortality and history'
02.06.13

Star Citizen's death mechanics to create 'a sense of mortality and history'

Chris Roberts has revealed the death mechanic for his upcoming Star Citizen sandbox. In a lengthy...

By J. Reahard,   02.06.13
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11.26.12
The Daily Grind: Would you play an MMO where you might go to jail?
11.26.12

The Daily Grind: Would you play an MMO where you might go to jail?

While plenty of sandbox titles give players total freedom, ArcheAge is taking the concept a step...

By J. Reahard,   11.26.12
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11.25.12
ArcheAge criminal system features jail time, player juries, and more
11.25.12

ArcheAge criminal system features jail time, player juries, and more

Bad behavior in free-form sandbox games is inevitable, but ArcheAge is adding an interesting wrin...

By J. Reahard,   11.25.12
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11.16.12
The Firing Line: Star Citizen shouldn't be EVE with joysticks
11.16.12

The Firing Line: Star Citizen shouldn't be EVE with joysticks

I've been spending a lot of time on Star Citizen's forums of late. And when I'm not doing that, I...

By J. Reahard,   11.16.12
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10.14.12
EVE Evolved: Bounty hunting and revenge
10.14.12

EVE Evolved: Bounty hunting and revenge

Last week I looked into the major PvP changes coming in EVE Online's upcoming Retribution expansi...

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07.12.12
The Secret World's July content patch teased, world-altering changes discussed
07.12.12

The Secret World's July content patch teased, world-altering changes discussed

Don't look now, but it's another article about The Secret World. Shock! Awe! Raaaaage! OK, seriou...

By J. Reahard,   07.12.12
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09.13.11
The Soapbox: Why MMO combat sucks, and how BioWare could've made it suck less
09.13.11

The Soapbox: Why MMO combat sucks, and how BioWare could've made it suck less

Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessari...

By J. Reahard,   09.13.11
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