Permanent-death

05.21.12
Leaderboard: Permadeath vs. no permadeath
05.21.12

Leaderboard: Permadeath vs. no permadeath

Permadeath is one of those game mechanics that seems destined to forever be nibbling away at the...

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03.24.11
The Perfect Ten: Death penalties
03.24.11

The Perfect Ten: Death penalties

Death penalties belong in that tier of MMO discussion topics that is reserved for the most contro...

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01.23.11
A wrap-up of the Paradox Interactive MMO conference in NYC
01.23.11

A wrap-up of the Paradox Interactive MMO conference in NYC

If you're unfamiliar with Paradox Interactive, you could be forgiven -- it's never been a flashy st...

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01.21.11
One life in the New World: Salem MMO to feature permadeath
01.21.11

One life in the New World: Salem MMO to feature permadeath

Permadeath is a topic that's brought up on a regular basis in MMO discussion circles, usually featu...

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05.28.10
The Daily Grind: One life, one death
05.28.10

The Daily Grind: One life, one death

Permadeath -- AKA "permanent death" -- is always a contentious topic when brought up in gaming cir...

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02.06.08
Using permadeath as a character reset
02.06.08

Using permadeath as a character reset

Damion over at Zen of Design combined (or saw his readers combine) two things that are rarely done i...

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11.15.07
Dofus embraces permadeath with new hardcore servers
11.15.07

Dofus embraces permadeath with new hardcore servers

Richard Bartle once said, "Do you want permadeath or pedophilia? Both seem equally attractive to mos...

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10.17.07
An argument for permanent death
10.17.07

An argument for permanent death

I'm all about good ideas to improve the game we all love. I've even been known to toss them out to y...

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