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Most of the time, when writing Ask Massively, it is fairly simple to keep my personal and professional life separated from my life as an MMO gamer and columnist. Today, I'm going to break down that barrier for just a little while. Today's question actually comes from Age of Conan's in-game chat. W...

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In the spring, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson No matter where you go, there you are.-- Buckaroo Banzai Recently, in The Daily Grind, Brenda brought up the subject of taking up a new game in addition to, or instead of, one you currently play, and ther...

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"Are you a good witch, or a bad witch?" "Oh, I'm not any kind of witch at all!" -- The Wizard of Oz What about you? Bastion of righteousness or purveyor of deceit? Some folks, to be certain, put a lot of thought into this, balancing role-play, game and class mechanics, racial traits, and a whole c...

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MMO developer Turbine found its purse a bit heavier this week after securing a $40 million round of financing from a group of investors led by Granite Global Ventures, filling the Lord of the Rings Online creator's total venture capital money bin to around $90 million mark. According to a report ...

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A few weeks ago, I was reading an Age of Conan interview with Shannon Drake where he was discussing several of the features that would be present in the game. One of the questions he was asked was why Funcom made the choice to use world zones for AoC instead of a seamless world. If you haven't hea...

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