Mmo-design

06.05.14
The Daily Grind: Will you play time-consuming MMOs when you retire?
06.05.14

The Daily Grind: Will you play time-consuming MMOs when you retire?

Massively commenter grandmoffdaryl came up with this interesting nugget last weekend. "The MMO gene...

By J. Reahard,   06.05.14
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12.25.13
Leaderboard: What's the best MMO design decision of all time?
12.25.13

Leaderboard: What's the best MMO design decision of all time?

Last week we stirred up some discussion by asking Massively readers for their opinions on the worst...

By J. Reahard,   12.25.13
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10.15.12
The Daily Grind: Why is fluff considered fluff?
10.15.12

The Daily Grind: Why is fluff considered fluff?

Yesterday's news of the World of Warcraft player who leveled to 90 without a single kill generate...

By J. Reahard,   10.15.12
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09.28.12
Some Assembly Required: The newer-is-better fallacy
09.28.12

Some Assembly Required: The newer-is-better fallacy

There's this idea that old-school MMO players don't know what they want. I've an inkling that the...

By J. Reahard,   09.28.12
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08.31.12
Some Assembly Required: Guild Wars 2 goes back to the future
08.31.12

Some Assembly Required: Guild Wars 2 goes back to the future

Like a lot of you, I've been goofing around in Guild Wars 2 this past week. What does that have to...

By J. Reahard,   08.31.12
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07.26.12
The Daily Grind: How would you design an MMO's endgame?
07.26.12

The Daily Grind: How would you design an MMO's endgame?

Earlier this week we asked if you were sick of raiding progression. A lot of you said yes, and th...

By J. Reahard,   07.26.12
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06.25.12
CCP: It's 'deeply wrong' to assume that repetition is the way forward
06.25.12

CCP: It's 'deeply wrong' to assume that repetition is the way forward

CCP's got opinions. This isn't news. The Icelandic developer behind EVE Online isn't afraid to sh...

By J. Reahard,   06.25.12
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03.23.12
The Soapbox: Nobody's hero
03.23.12

The Soapbox: Nobody's hero

Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessa...

By J. Reahard,   03.23.12
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12.28.11
BioWare's Erickson talks about creating MMO story
12.28.11

BioWare's Erickson talks about creating MMO story

Story is on everyone's mind when it comes to discussing Star Wars: The Old Republic, and who bett...

By J. Reahard,   12.28.11
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