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There are many parts of WildStar that are treading familiar ground in unusual ways, and quests are no exception to that. We know that the game will have quests, but those quests are compressed into 140-character, Twitter-style soundbites. They're quick nuggets of information sending you to a plac...

February 4th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Can you really produce a meaningful set of quests while keeping each snippet of text down to 140 characters? The team developing WildStar certainly thinks so. In a previous installment of the regular WildStar Wednesday feature, fans were introduced to the concept, but this week's developer diary...

February 29th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Nobody likes reading quest text. Having to sift through five paragraphs of text just to figure out what you're doing isn't anyone's idea of a good time. The latest entry in the WildStar Wednesday series of developer blogs is all about how the team has tried to do away with mind-numbing and ponder...

February 15th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to this week's Global Chat! We love hearing what you have to say at Massively, and we love it even more when we can share the best comments with all of our readers. Massively staffers will be contributing some of their favorite comments every week, so keep an eye out every Sunday for more...

December 4th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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This Breakfast Topic has been brought to you by Seed, the Aol guest writer program that brings your words to WoW Insider's pages. If you have played WoW for more than five minutes, you have done a quest. It is nearly impossible to avoid doing them altogether. Since the option has been implemented...

November 29th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Serious question time. You guys ready? We hope you are, because we're about to do this. Do you read the quest text? We're not kidding. That's today's morning question. No better way to start your day than by having your favorite MMO news site ask you if you read the quest text. Now don't lie to u...

November 14th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Tyllendel's friend had an interesting reaction to the game when he first played it: he felt that all of the quest text was unbearable, and that he wanted to play the game rather than reading what NPCs told him. We've talked a little bit about this before -- obviously, when Blizzard kicked off WoW n...

October 9th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Having a good back-story is very important for some. For other people, being forced to read scrolling quest text, or listen to an NPC go on and on about who was where in what battle is boring and a waste of time. The very presence and seeming popularity of leveling guides seems to indicate that man...

January 20th 2008 at 8:05am 0 Comments