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02.12.14
Former Free Realms lead outlines the dangers of metric-based design
02.12.14

Former Free Realms lead outlines the dangers of metric-based design

GamesIndustry.biz has published an interesting think-piece featuring SOE's Laralyn McWilliams. McWi...

By J. Reahard,   02.12.14
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10.01.11
The Tattered Notebook: What if live servers go free-to-play?
10.01.11

The Tattered Notebook: What if live servers go free-to-play?

For the past few weeks of The Tattered Notebook, I've explored EverQuest II's Extended server, Fr...

By K. Bryan,   10.01.11
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04.28.11
Two years of Free Realms: A retrospective
04.28.11

Two years of Free Realms: A retrospective

"It's your world." Those three words sum up Free Realms, and it's no coincidence that it's the t...

By K. Bryan,   04.28.11
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06.24.10
SOE's Laralyn McWilliams talks girls and gaming
06.24.10

SOE's Laralyn McWilliams talks girls and gaming

Game industry veteran and Sony Online Entertainment senior producer Laralyn McWilliams recently sat...

By J. Reahard,   06.24.10
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04.28.10
A look back at a year of Free Realms
04.28.10

A look back at a year of Free Realms

To be honest, I was pretty darn happy that I got to write this Free Realms "look-back," being that...

By B. Hindman,   04.28.10
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11.09.09
Free Realms begins job sampling week for free players
11.09.09

Free Realms begins job sampling week for free players

Last week we spoke to Laralyn McWilliams, the creative director for Free Realms, and she had a lot...

By Rubi Bayer,   11.09.09
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11.03.09
Free Realms to introduce new job, pets, player housing and more
11.03.09

Free Realms to introduce new job, pets, player housing and more

The world of Free Realms is about to get a bit bigger this holiday season as even more content is b...

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06.27.09
Highlights from the SOE Fan Faire 2009 community address
06.27.09

Highlights from the SOE Fan Faire 2009 community address

Sony Online Entertainment Fan Faire 2009 is happening in Las Vegas, and of course they've had a numb...

By James Egan,   06.27.09
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04.30.09
Massively's post-launch interview with Free Realms
04.30.09

Massively's post-launch interview with Free Realms

Free Realms has launched, the floodgates have been opened and the servers have multiplied like litt...

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