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01.15.10
A bird's-eye view of China's MMO market
01.15.10

A bird's-eye view of China's MMO market

To a western MMO developer, China's market is alluring in much the same way that winning the lotter...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.15.10
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12.25.09
2009 from a developer's point of view
12.25.09

2009 from a developer's point of view

We're finishing up our 2009 Reader's Choice Awards, but that doesn't mean we can't take note of the...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.25.09
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12.24.09
Anti-Aliased: The Quest of Vindication
12.24.09

Anti-Aliased: The Quest of Vindication

Happy Holidays everybody! Hope you're all having an exciting time that's full of epic loot drops f...

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12.21.09
The dangers of PvP-focused games
12.21.09

The dangers of PvP-focused games

The trouble with PvP is... well, there are several problems with PvP. The problems of balance are...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.21.09
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12.06.09
The art of the expansion
12.06.09

The art of the expansion

Expansions are a fact of life for MMOs. We all know it, and while we might not necessarily like th...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.06.09
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12.02.09
The breadth of morality in MMOs
12.02.09

The breadth of morality in MMOs

It's been touched on before, but there's still more thought to be put into it: morality in MMOs, if...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.02.09
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11.20.09
Why RMT won't go away
11.20.09

Why RMT won't go away

"Companies should just stop gold farmers." It's a consistent complaint in many games, with "gold" r...

By E. Lefebvre,   11.20.09
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11.12.09
Scott Jennings discusses fixing bugs in live games
11.12.09

Scott Jennings discusses fixing bugs in live games

If there's one thing that MMO gamers all agree on, it's the short list of things we almost universa...

By E. Lefebvre,   11.12.09
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11.05.09
Scott Jennings MMO interview prep
11.05.09

Scott Jennings MMO interview prep

It looks like Scott "Lum the Mad" Jennings started up a new column over at MMORPG.com granting play...

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