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I was asked last week why I chose The Ebon Hawk as the server on which to run my Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play experiment, especially since it's my home server. Some people believed that the experiment would be flawed because I would have many people to call on to help me out in differen...

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I'm sure many of us have wondered how game developers decide upon item stats, experience amounts, damage per second, and all of the other numbers that we come across in our favorite games. Actually, it might sound more like, "Why the heck is my uber sword of uberness only doing X amount of damage...

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This week I want to elaborate on experience gain, the honor party, and other ways of leveling alts. I received some great feedback from last week's article that suggests to me an interest in a much wider discussion of power-leveling. But before I get to that, let's clear up XP gain in Runes of Ma...

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Blizzard has just announced that the leveling experience from 71 to 80 has just gotten a bit quicker -- 20 percent quicker, to be exact. As with The Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich King, Cataclysm will reduce the amount of experience needed to progress through the previous expansion's content...

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Comic news: Slash AFK posted the following on last week's list: Slash AFK will be updating (starting this Monday, Nov. 1) seven days per week for two weeks with a BlizzCon comic series I'm doing based off our trip. So that's ... /does hard math ... 14 days straight of one comic per day, pl...

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Random expressions of love can be dangerous; that's the lesson for the week. Stay tuned next week for the debut of the Sunday Morning Funnies gallery guide, packed with all of the custom artwork I could squeeze out of your favorite comic artists! LFG: #375 and #376. AFR: My hovercraft is full ...

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It's Sunday! Again. Where do the summer days go? Here is a list of the comics that I am still waiting to hear from regarding the gallery guide project outlined last week: Daily Quests: Tree Huggers Away From Reality: Five Holy Priests Like This LFG #373 and #374 Dark Legacy Comics: Acro...

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This week's list is long, so I'll get straight to the point! Note: If you're the artist of one of the comics on this list, please pass through the break for a special, clearly super secret club message. Out of World #21 (this missed the deadline last week). GU Comics: Dammit Greg. Also, Dam...

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It's Spring time! The flowers are blooming, the pollen is making me sneeze, and the plant monsters are extra green. It must be May. Beyond the Tree: Goblin Engineering. Tales From the Crossroad: Out of the Frying Pan.... Experience Points: Buyer's Remorse. Equinox and the Balloons. Coffi...

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Happy holiday weekend - and Noblegarden, of course. This week's selection is pretty varied, although there are no newcomers this week. Only you can change this. Send us tips! Also, let everyone know if I missed an updated comic in the comments section. It happens. Thanks to everyone who posted v...

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This week's list is huge. Massive. You have to click through the break to even see it! But I warn you: before you do, you might want to make some preparations. Cancel whatever you have scheduled today. Make a pot of coffee. Do some stretches; long bouts of sitting are unhealthy. Feed the...

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Many Modern Warfare 2 players still debate the game's best piece of weaponry. Fortunately, hackers have settled this timeless dispute once and for all: It is, of course, the gun that hurtles your opponent back in time, back to the days when he or she was a lowly, classless Private. Okay, there's ap...

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Juice really shouldn't be warm; but doesn't M just look so happy? It almost makes it okay, although that's primarily because it's not my juice. The Scout Report: #88, Scout is back to being Scout! Well, sort of. #89, and I'm trying not to imagine the sprocket party too. NPC: Breaking News. Thi...

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Happy Pilgrim's Bounty! Before you rush off in excitement to check out the new holiday, why not spend a few minutes reading through some of your favorite WoW-related webcomics? Battlemasters: A Small Party. Cru the Dwarf: We'll Meet Again. Dark Legacy Comics: Profit! Experience Points: AFK...

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Aside from the usual laughs and story developments, this week's hot topic seems to be the new virtual pets for real money feature from the Blizzard store. There is also some amazing artwork this week, so read on! Battlemasters: Pulling Rank. This marks the end of the Prologue. Dark Legacy Comi...

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I have such a big list for you today that you might even have to take a break halfway through! Enjoy: Battlemasters: Hell Hath No Fury... This comic is becoming a fast favorite, and it isn't just because of the hot draenei lady. If you have Facebook, why not hop over and become a fan? There's ...

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Welcome to another Sunday Morning Funnies, er, Shortlist Edition. It may not be as long, but the love is still there. As always, post your tips and links in the comments section, and try not to cry. Your other favorite web comics will update soon! Dark Legacy Comics: Imprisonment. Check out th...

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It's the last weekend in August, and the summer is slipping away. To soothe you, here's your regularly scheduled dose of WoW-related comic goodness. Well, except for the chicken. That's just a wee bit traumatizing. Dark Legacy Comics: Kabobs. That'd Be Sweet. GU Comics: You Have a Choice. ...

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This week's list has quite a few new listings, with one that I am particularly excited about. Without further ado: Noobs has posted part two of Gold Issues. On Scout Report, we find out the word that is actually worse than "kittens." While the ensuing squabble become unintelligible, we do lea...

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There are two main progression models in MMOs: Level-based and skill-based. In level-based MMOs, you kill things and complete tasks to earn experience. This experience leads to new levels and the new levels generally lead to newer and more powerful skills. In skill-based MMOs, it isn't you who "le...

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