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10.19.14
EVE Vegas 2014: CCP on the new player experience and permadeath
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10.19.14

EVE Vegas 2014: CCP on the new player experience and permadeath

Every time some huge scandal or record-breaking battle erupts in EVE Online, thousands of new playe...

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07.12.14
The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best newbie support system?
07.12.14

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best newbie support system?

Everybody's a new player to a particular MMO at some point, even if grizzled vets would like you to...

By J. Olivetti,   07.12.14
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02.23.14
EVE Evolved: Top five tips for new EVE players
02.23.14

EVE Evolved: Top five tips for new EVE players

I often hear people say that EVE Online is a lot more fun to read about than actually play, and I'v...

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02.19.14
EverQuest Next looks to players to improve the new play experience
02.19.14

EverQuest Next looks to players to improve the new play experience

Sometimes, existing players don't really know what new players need. But EverQuest Next Landmark is...

By E. Lefebvre,   02.19.14
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01.10.14
What are heirlooms and how can I get them?
01.10.14

What are heirlooms and how can I get them?

If you're new or recently returned to World of Warcraft, you've probably heard mention of heirlooms...

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08.26.13
The Mog Log Extra: Tips for a Final Fantasy XIV beginner
08.26.13

The Mog Log Extra: Tips for a Final Fantasy XIV beginner

We're all kind of beginners with the new version of Final Fantasy XIV. Some of us have high-level c...

By E. Lefebvre,   08.26.13
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07.17.13
Patch 5.4 PTR: First look at the Endless Healer Proving Grounds
07.17.13

Patch 5.4 PTR: First look at the Endless Healer Proving Grounds

Olivia wrote up a great overview of the Proving Grounds for tanks, healers, and DPS. Today I'm goi...

By Matt Low,   07.17.13
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05.01.13
Breakfast Topic: What was your first day in WoW like?
05.01.13

Breakfast Topic: What was your first day in WoW like?

Over on Reddit, there's a thread where users are reminiscing about their first experiences in World...

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01.08.13
The Daily Grind: How long do you need to play a game before you get a fair impression?
01.08.13

The Daily Grind: How long do you need to play a game before you get a fair impression?

First impressions are tricky things. Play a game for a little while and you'll get an idea of wha...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.08.13
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