Free-for-all

01.15.14
Free for All: An interview with Ever, Jane's Judy Tyrer
01.15.14

Free for All: An interview with Ever, Jane's Judy Tyrer

Ever, Jane caught my eye as soon as I read about it. I wish we had access to more non-combat MMOs,...

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01.09.14
Albion Online dishes out details on the game's mechanics
01.09.14

Albion Online dishes out details on the game's mechanics

Albion Online has some pretty ambitious design goals as a top-down multi-platform MMORPG with free-...

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01.08.14
Free for All: The confused state of Firefall's first few hours
01.08.14

Free for All: The confused state of Firefall's first few hours

As part of my research for an upcoming article about MMO shooters, I have been playing a lot of Fir...

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01.01.14
Massively's Third Annual Frindie Awards
01.01.14

Massively's Third Annual Frindie Awards

It's time once again for me to throw out my awards for the best of free-to-play, indie, and oddball...

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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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12.25.13
Free for All: Revisiting EVE Online's newbie tutorial
12.25.13

Free for All: Revisiting EVE Online's newbie tutorial

I might leave the EVE Online number-crunching and analyzing to Massively's Brendan Drain, but my pe...

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12.25.13
MMO Mechanics: Three fair ways to distribute loot
12.25.13

MMO Mechanics: Three fair ways to distribute loot

I mentioned last week that players throw their precious characters into the MMO meat grinder in the...

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12.18.13
Free for All: The rising cost of early access and exclusivity
12.18.13

Free for All: The rising cost of early access and exclusivity

Here I sit, waiting to log into Aura Kingdom, a new Anime MMO by Aeria Games. The beta I am going t...

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12.11.13
Free for All: Two weeks on a private Infestation server
12.11.13

Free for All: Two weeks on a private Infestation server

I remember when I first laid eyes on Infestation: Survivor Stories. It was GDC Online in 2012, and...

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