Op-ed

01.30.15
Massively-that-was
01.30.15

Massively-that-was

I have sad news for the Massively staff and community today, news most of you already knew was comi...

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01.23.15
Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2014
01.23.15

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2014

Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote about how Vanguard's early stumbles foreshadowed the changing MM...

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01.11.15
The Soapbox: Of course I care what you're doing in MMOs
01.11.15

The Soapbox: Of course I care what you're doing in MMOs

I mulled being positive about the MMO industry as a new year's resolution. Then I remembered that n...

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01.08.15
Under construction: Who benefits from MMO early access?
01.08.15

Under construction: Who benefits from MMO early access?

On its Early Access page, Steam posts a manifesto of sorts praising this radical new type of develo...

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12.24.14
The Soapbox: Better models for MMO endgame progression, part three
12.24.14

The Soapbox: Better models for MMO endgame progression, part three

Today marks the last entry in my better models for MMO endgame progression series, the follow-up to...

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12.23.14
The Soapbox: Better models for MMO endgame progression, part two
12.23.14

The Soapbox: Better models for MMO endgame progression, part two

If you read yesterday's Soapbox, the first in my Better models for MMO endgame progression series,...

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12.22.14
The Soapbox: Better models for MMO endgame progression, part one
12.22.14

The Soapbox: Better models for MMO endgame progression, part one

Last month, my three-part Soapbox series on reasons studios should abandon raiding as the core mech...

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11.26.14
The Soapbox: Six reasons MMOs should abandon raiding, part 3
11.26.14

The Soapbox: Six reasons MMOs should abandon raiding, part 3

In parts one and two of this Soapbox miniseries, I tackled four of the reasons the MMO genre should...

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11.25.14
The Soapbox: Six reasons MMOs should abandon raiding, part 2
11.25.14

The Soapbox: Six reasons MMOs should abandon raiding, part 2

In yesterday's Soapbox, I had some things to say about why it's time to dump raiding. I'm writing t...

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