Game-archaelogist

07.12.14
The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online
07.12.14

The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online

The 1990s saw the rise of flight simulators that thrived on detailed, complicated controls and hand...

By J. Olivetti,   07.12.14
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06.14.14
The Game Archaeologist: Tales from Neverwinter Nights' Arelith
06.14.14

The Game Archaeologist: Tales from Neverwinter Nights' Arelith

Back in May, I touched on the fascinating field of Neverwinter Nights' persistent worlds (PWs). I n...

By J. Olivetti,   06.14.14
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05.24.14
The Game Archaeologist: The persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2
05.24.14

The Game Archaeologist: The persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2

At the end of next month, dozens of online worlds will flicker and vanish with the flip of a switch...

By J. Olivetti,   05.24.14
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05.03.14
The Game Archaeologist: The silent world of Tibia
05.03.14

The Game Archaeologist: The silent world of Tibia

If I were to tell you that there's a Western MMO out there that's as old as Ultima Online and yet s...

By J. Olivetti,   05.03.14
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04.12.14
The Game Archaeologist: The danger of expecting lightning to strike twice
04.12.14

The Game Archaeologist: The danger of expecting lightning to strike twice

It's no secret that many of the more successful Kickstarter projects over the past few years have h...

By J. Olivetti,   04.12.14
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03.29.14
The Game Archaeologist: Myst Online: Uru Live
03.29.14

The Game Archaeologist: Myst Online: Uru Live

The impact of Myst in 1993 was akin to an atomic bomb going off in the PC gaming world. The leap fo...

By J. Olivetti,   03.29.14
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03.15.14
The Game Archaeologist: Ultima Online field report
03.15.14

The Game Archaeologist: Ultima Online field report

A recent Daily Grind here on Massively asked about what games readers think deserve more coverage o...

By J. Olivetti,   03.15.14
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03.01.14
The Game Archaeologist: The care and feeding of older MMOs
03.01.14

The Game Archaeologist: The care and feeding of older MMOs

When an MMO has reached a certain age and dwindled to a certain player population, what do you do w...

By J. Olivetti,   03.01.14
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02.22.14
The Game Archaeologist: Is Turbine working on Asheron's Call 3?
02.22.14

The Game Archaeologist: Is Turbine working on Asheron's Call 3?

If you look at the list of major MMO studios, it seems as though many of them have something new in...

By J. Olivetti,   02.22.14
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