Npcs

02.16.14
The Daily Grind: What 'famous' NPCs were a thrill to meet?
02.16.14

The Daily Grind: What 'famous' NPCs were a thrill to meet?

Some of us who are perhaps more deeply invested in particular game worlds and lore tend to have a s...

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02.08.14
The Mog Log: Final Fantasy XIV's story post-2.1
02.08.14

The Mog Log: Final Fantasy XIV's story post-2.1

Something kind of surprising happened in Final Fantasy XIV's first major patch: The story kept chug...

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01.27.14
NPC pathing and the living virtual world
01.27.14

NPC pathing and the living virtual world

In the early days of vanilla WoW, I played Alliance. It wasn't until after hitting 60 that I began...

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01.20.14
Not So Massively: LoL's LCS tourney, Star Citizen's death mechanics, and PoE's race infographic
01.20.14

Not So Massively: LoL's LCS tourney, Star Citizen's death mechanics, and PoE's race infographic

Rumours over former World of Warcraft designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street's reasons for quitting we...

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01.19.14
EVE Evolved: Has colonisation been forgotten?
01.19.14

EVE Evolved: Has colonisation been forgotten?

At last year's EVE Online Fanfest, CCP revealed its ambitious plan to take the game where no sandbo...

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01.13.14
WoW Moviewatch: What Are NPCs Thinking 4
01.13.14

WoW Moviewatch: What Are NPCs Thinking 4

The master of comedic commentary is back with What Are NPCs Thinking 4. It's a few minutes of hilar...

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12.15.13
The Daily Grind: What NPC factions are a total joke?
12.15.13

The Daily Grind: What NPC factions are a total joke?

That picture right up there is a perfect summation of the Orochi Group in The Secret World. Pretty...

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11.11.13
Chaos Theory: My favorite Secret World NPCs, part 1
11.11.13

Chaos Theory: My favorite Secret World NPCs, part 1

As a sort of companion piece to my previous column covering why I consider The Secret World to be...

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11.10.13
EVE Evolved: Ghost Sites and PvE goals
11.10.13

EVE Evolved: Ghost Sites and PvE goals

PvE in most MMOs revolves around killing hordes of NPCs for currency, XP, tokens, or loot, and EVE...

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