Rants

04.11.14
Working As Intended: There's nothing wrong with soloing in MMORPGs
04.11.14

Working As Intended: There's nothing wrong with soloing in MMORPGs

A Massively community member recently wrote into the podcast to tell us that he prefers to solo, to...

By B. Royce,   04.11.14
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03.27.14
The Soapbox: Let me tell you how little I want to raid
03.27.14

The Soapbox: Let me tell you how little I want to raid

Over the past several years, Blizzard has been very attentive when it comes to making it easier for...

By E. Lefebvre,   03.27.14
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03.19.14
The Soapbox: Does Trion realize what it has in ArcheAge?
03.19.14

The Soapbox: Does Trion realize what it has in ArcheAge?

Can I share how nervous I am about the fact that ArcheAge is finally heading West? Thanks because I...

By J. Reahard,   03.19.14
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02.18.14
The Soapbox: My hypersexualization conundrum
02.18.14

The Soapbox: My hypersexualization conundrum

Every now and then here at Massively, we receive an email that isn't super nice. I know this may co...

By M. Foster,   02.18.14
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02.11.14
The Soapbox: Old content should stay relevant
02.11.14

The Soapbox: Old content should stay relevant

The archetypal themepark MMO model, as popularised by World of Warcraft, is a race to the level cap...

By T. Lauro,   02.11.14
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02.04.14
The Soapbox: Novel content trumps novel mechanics
02.04.14

The Soapbox: Novel content trumps novel mechanics

Action combat. Interactive conversations. Public quests. Voxel worlds. There are many game mechanic...

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01.24.14
The Soapbox: MMO 'nostalgia' isn't nostalgia
01.24.14

The Soapbox: MMO 'nostalgia' isn't nostalgia

Here's the Merriam-Webster online dictionary definition of the word nostalgia. nos·tal&midd...

By J. Reahard,   01.24.14
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01.21.14
The Soapbox: The Raid Finder ruined raiding
01.21.14

The Soapbox: The Raid Finder ruined raiding

I don't typically limit myself to ranting about only one game at a time, but I decided to make an e...

By T. Lauro,   01.21.14
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01.17.14
The Soapbox: Enough with selling alpha tests already!
01.17.14

The Soapbox: Enough with selling alpha tests already!

The dam has burst, restraint has been cast off, and caution has been thrown to the wind. Seemingly...

By J. Olivetti,   01.17.14
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