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This Saturday, popular e-sports host Soe Gschwind-Penski will be hosting a live World of Warcraft special along with Paragon guild members Raakel 'Xenophics' Hämäläinen and Pekka 'Arx' Aaltonen. The show starts November 23 at 9 p.m. CET (3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. PST across the pond) on T...

November 22nd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We're just days away from the big event, and if you're anything like me (or our not-so-crabby friend up there), your e-spine is increasingly tingling as these final days tick inexorably away. We're no doubt about to indulge ourselves in two gloriously exhausting days stuffed to the gills with huge...

November 4th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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I've taken my share of ribbing from the youngins on the Massively staff (as well as the readers!) about my continuing obsession with Ultima Online, but I can't help it: It's hard not to love the game that effectively started it all, especially in an age when MMORPGs have veered so dramatically from...

September 20th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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When I (legally) sold my Ultima Online accounts in 2000 for the hefty sum of $1800, the game was already three years old and being challenged by the likes of EverQuest and Asheron's Call. I thought I was done forever. My guild was eyeing Dark Age of Camelot, and I wanted to cash out and rid myself...

June 28th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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EVE Online's colossal tenth anniversary Fanfest hasn't even officially begun, but the excitement from attendees is already practically palpable. The Reykjavik nightlife has been invaded by hundreds of foreigners yelling about internet spaceships as players from around the world reunite with their...

April 25th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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My memory isn't what it used to be. My wife calls me "airheaded," but I like to pretend that the reason I often forget stuff (whether I had already washed my hair or not, for example) is because my brain is filled with amazing, distracting thoughts. One victim of that selective memory is the exis...

April 10th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week's Battle for Caldari Prime event caused quite a stir in the EVE Online community. The live event itself featured a typically ginormous space battle while the behind-the-scenes shenanigans prompted accusations that the supposedly player-driven event was scripted by CCP. Whatever the cas...

March 27th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The empires of EVE Online have long and bloody histories that, until now, have been played out largely through fictional chronicles and in-character news posts. This week saw conflict erupt in-game between two NPC empires in the Battle for Caldari Prime live event. The neutral CONCORD faction has...

March 24th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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A week ago, it was only a tease hinted at on Twitter. Now, it's a sure thing: The Return to Ekrund live event is on Warhammer Online servers. The event takes place in or around Ekrund, the tier one starting area for Dwarven Oathbreakers. Players can work through the many steps of the event to ear...

January 22nd 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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If there is one thing that many MMOs have in common, it's in-game events. Just about every title has a least one event, often centered around holidays, where players do special tasks in-game and receive special gifts. The Secret World is no different, most recently running an apocalyptic event wi...

January 21st 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments