Consumables

04.24.14
John Smedley discusses H1Z1 monetization
04.24.14

John Smedley discusses H1Z1 monetization

Player characters in H1Z1 won't be concerned with money, seeing as how they'll be busy trying to fo...

By E. Lefebvre,   04.24.14
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01.22.14
MMO Mechanics: Balancing game economies
01.22.14

MMO Mechanics: Balancing game economies

Most players won't need an economics degree to play an MMO, but strong mechanical forces under the...

By T. Lauro,   01.22.14
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04.03.13
Look forward to MechWarrior Online updates through April
04.03.13

Look forward to MechWarrior Online updates through April

If you thought that April would bring an overhaul of MechWarrior Online that turned the game into...

By E. Lefebvre,   04.03.13
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03.09.13
The Mog Log: Final Fantasy XIV's buffet of foodstuffs
03.09.13

The Mog Log: Final Fantasy XIV's buffet of foodstuffs

Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XI are the two games that make me hungrier than any other. It...

By E. Lefebvre,   03.09.13
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02.14.13
Patch 5.2 PTR: Cache loot receives a buff
02.14.13

Patch 5.2 PTR: Cache loot receives a buff

It may seem silly to complain about having more currency to spend, but players have been by and...

By Anne Stickney,   02.14.13
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02.10.12
Final Fantasy XIV previews its revamp to food and medicine
02.10.12

Final Fantasy XIV previews its revamp to food and medicine

Final Fantasy XIV's foods and medicines have always been a major part of the game -- after all, b...

By E. Lefebvre,   02.10.12
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12.15.11
Behind the Mask: A way to improve microtransaction consumables
12.15.11

Behind the Mask: A way to improve microtransaction consumables

A couple of weeks ago, I lamented the existence of grab bags in Champions Online and how they cou...

By Patrick Mackey,   12.15.11
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11.03.11
Captain's Log: A two-minute read could save you 15% or more on nerdrage insurance
11.03.11

Captain's Log: A two-minute read could save you 15% or more on nerdrage insurance

Captain's Log, Stardate 65340.3... Hello, computer (and players)! Welcome to this week's edition...

By Brandon Felczer,   11.03.11
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10.20.11
Captain's Log: More on the economy
10.20.11

Captain's Log: More on the economy

Captain's Log, Stardate 65303.9... Hello, computer (and players)! As I discussed last week, heat...

By Brandon Felczer,   10.20.11
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