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02.28.14
Some Assembly Required: An anniversary look at Darkfall's fifth year
02.28.14

Some Assembly Required: An anniversary look at Darkfall's fifth year

Gimme five! Five years that is, in honor of Darkfall's anniversary. This week the PvP-centric sandb...

By MJ Guthrie,   02.28.14
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02.16.14
EVE Evolved: Consequences and conflict
02.16.14

EVE Evolved: Consequences and conflict

I've always considered EVE Online to be the model sandbox MMO and a template that could theoretical...

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02.14.14
Some Assembly Required: Is this really the sandbox renaissance?
02.14.14

Some Assembly Required: Is this really the sandbox renaissance?

It's funny, but this whole sandbox renaissance feeling has got me a little worried. I'm of course e...

By J. Reahard,   02.14.14
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01.31.14
Some Assembly Required:  Your home is your castle on Vanguard's Thestra
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01.31.14

Some Assembly Required: Your home is your castle on Vanguard's Thestra

In a painful twist of fate, this week's scheduled Some Assembly Required wraps up the trilogy on Va...

By MJ Guthrie,   01.31.14
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01.17.14
Some Assembly Required: Pre-NGE SWG's proper sandbox PvP
01.17.14

Some Assembly Required: Pre-NGE SWG's proper sandbox PvP

A few weeks ago I ranted at indie sandbox devs who continue pumping out poorly conceived FFA PvP ga...

By J. Reahard,   01.17.14
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01.03.14
Some Assembly Required:  Virtual world roundup for 2014 and beyond
01.03.14

Some Assembly Required: Virtual world roundup for 2014 and beyond

Just over two years ago there was a great disturbance, as if millions (or so) of voices suddenly cr...

By MJ Guthrie,   01.03.14
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12.20.13
Some Assembly Required: Yet another FFA PvP sandbox
12.20.13

Some Assembly Required: Yet another FFA PvP sandbox

I dabbled in yet another alpha-state indie sandbox game this week. As you'd expect, the title is ro...

By J. Reahard,   12.20.13
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12.06.13
Some Assembly Required: How EverQuest Next Landmark could redefine PGC
12.06.13

Some Assembly Required: How EverQuest Next Landmark could redefine PGC

PGC means Players Got Creativity! OK, no it doesn't really, but it could (and it's better than Pung...

By MJ Guthrie,   12.06.13
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11.01.13
Some Assembly Required: Mark Jacobs on Camelot Unchained's Kickstarter
11.01.13

Some Assembly Required: Mark Jacobs on Camelot Unchained's Kickstarter

Given all the MMO-hopefuls flocking to it, you'd think that Kickstarter is the only way to make a g...

By MJ Guthrie,   11.01.13
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