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What began as a fun Halloween event in Dungeons and Dragons Online has turned into a sour experience for several players. Last night, three-day bans were handed out by Turbine GMs who determined that DDO players were reportedly taking advantage of an exploit during the Mabar, The Endless Night Fest...

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Massively Speaking Episode 122 returns with Shawn, Rubi and Bree discussing the week's hottest topics. We have LotRO finally going free-to-play in Europe, Zynga passing EA in estimated worth rankings, EVE's largest PvP battle, the Van Helsing MMO, our third birthday and more! Have a comment for ...

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At the end of every week, we round up the best and most popular news stories, exclusive features, and insightful columns published on the site and then present them all in one convenient place. Miss a big story last week? Curious about what's going on next door at our sister site WoW Insider? Don't...

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You can't miss the presence of Halloween here at the Massively virtual offices. We trade screenshots of MMOs year-round, but at Halloween there's a sudden deluge of different events, costumes, and other things to share. As several of us here play Guild Wars (surprise), many images of the game have ...

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The other night many Global Agenda players got the chance to celebrate Halloween with the developers from Hi-Rez Studios and our very own Sera and Beau! Since we're bidding goodbye to Sera today, and as we're in the middle of the season for all things spooky, it's a perfect time to showcase this gr...

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Sometimes, all it takes to see an answer is a subtle change of attitude. For the past month or so, I have been trying to spend every ounce of spare time available on Final Fantasy XIV, but I'm starting to relax a little bit because I realized just how silly it is. I would rather enjoy the journey a...

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Like all good Halloween festivities, EA's weekend sale on a number of iPhone titles, including Wolfenstein RPG, R-Type and Scrabble, features a few tricks and a few treats. Go bobbing for the complete list after the jump....

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Halloween is almost upon us, bringing tricks, treats, and costumes in most MMOs. Aika is no exception -- the game's charming little Pran sidekicks are just as anxious to enjoy the festivities as any player, so gPotato has made arrangements for them to do just that. We have 1,000 Pran Halloween co...

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Halloween is a special time for MMOs -- more so than one might think. In the grand scheme of holidays, it's not a particularly important one, but it's a chance for developers and fans alike to indulge in some seasonal bliss amidst a backdrop of monsters and pumpkins. And considering that there aren...

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We're only a few days away from Halloween, and already the Massively office staff is dressing up in anticipation. Shawn's post-apocalyptic gear is at odds with Rubi's tastefully modest Guild Wars Elementalist outfit. Greg's Squig is in the corner battling it out with Larry's Chewbacca. Bree is dudd...

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I've been focusing quite a bit on new Guild Wars players these days and this week is no exception. I'm excited to see how many players are picking Guild Wars up for the first time, or are returning after checking things out briefly way back in 2005. This week is a fun one thanks to the Halloween...

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Most people look forward to Christmas for presents, but City of Heroes players look forward to Halloween. After all, the celebration of all things ghoulish brings with it the opportunity for players to gain that most coveted of rewards -- an extra costume slot. The Halloween Event has run in Parago...

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Wow, there is so much to talk about this week! I wanted to focus exclusively on character stats and what to do with them, but a couple of other events have made me put that on the back burner until next week. OnedAwesome, the Massively Dungeons and Dragons Online guild, met last night as usual, ...

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11-year-old Joseph DeRose decided he wanted to (cross) dress as Samus Aran for Halloween this year. So he and his dad set out to build a replica of Samus's Metroid Prime-era Varia Suit, starting with the arm cannon. The final cannon has a speaker and LED lights controlled by an Arduino microcontroll...

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Turbine is calling Update 7 the "biggest update yet" since Dungeons and Dragons Online went free-to-play last year. If you doubt the company's claim, you can now decide for yourself. Update 7 came to DDO today, bringing with it a huge amount of new content. There are two new races -- the Half-...

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Even if you're in a galaxy far, far away, that's no reason to get away from the festivities that Halloween brings. It's time for Star Wars Galaxies to host the Galactic Moon Festival once again, an event wherein mystical Jedi warriors and proud Wookiee soldiers can pretend to be fantastical, made-u...

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It's time for the events to start rolling in for Halloween, always a favorite holiday for MMOs to celebrate. Final Fantasy XI has been running its own ghoulish take on the occasion for many years now, and the most recent iteration promises to be more of the same. This year's harvest festival has ju...

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If you're a fan of any of Turbine's games -- be it Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, or Asheron's Call -- the Halloween season is going to hold the potential for some extra treats. Turbine's annual pumpkin-carving contest is on again, and the prizes are as good as ever. Car...

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