Dumbing-down

12.13.13
The Daily Grind: What MMO slang are you sick of hearing?
12.13.13

The Daily Grind: What MMO slang are you sick of hearing?

Wrath babies. I hate the term. I hate everything it stands for. I hate the way it's used by old-sch...

By B. Royce,   12.13.13
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02.08.13
Ol' Grumpy and the dumbing down debate
02.08.13

Ol' Grumpy and the dumbing down debate

Hey, boys and girls, it's your old pal Ol' Grumpy. I haven't been around that often lately, parti...

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04.27.12
The Daily Grind: Have you ever facerolled MMO content?
04.27.12

The Daily Grind: Have you ever facerolled MMO content?

I've recently returned to World of Warcraft and was surprised to find a much more complex game th...

By B. Royce,   04.27.12
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12.05.11
The Daily Grind: Do you think MMOs should be harder?
12.05.11

The Daily Grind: Do you think MMOs should be harder?

For every person I see cheering the rise of accessible games, I see another lamenting the "dumbin...

By B. Royce,   12.05.11
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07.05.11
The Soapbox: Polished vs. feature-rich
07.05.11

The Soapbox: Polished vs. feature-rich

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

By J. Reahard,   07.05.11
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06.25.09
Exploring Azeroth with quest icons on the map
06.25.09

Exploring Azeroth with quest icons on the map

We've heard this argument before, and every time Blizzard makes a change to help players complete qu...

By Mike Schramm,   06.25.09
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03.03.09
Quests added to mob tooltips on the PTR
03.03.09

Quests added to mob tooltips on the PTR

The Godmother over at ALT:ernative ducked into the PTR recently, and noticed something new: Blizzard...

By Mike Schramm,   03.03.09
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06.24.08
Breakfast Topic: Is the game being dumbed down?
06.24.08

Breakfast Topic: Is the game being dumbed down?

We worried about this way back before patch 2.3, but now that almost everyone has gotten a chance to...

By Mike Schramm,   06.24.08
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