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09.23.14
The Daily Grind: What's the best loot system in an MMO?
09.23.14

The Daily Grind: What's the best loot system in an MMO?

Massively commenters recently reminded me that one of the things that bug me about retro themeparks...

By B. Royce,   09.23.14
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08.11.14
The Nexus Telegraph: Addictions that WildStar must kick
08.11.14

The Nexus Telegraph: Addictions that WildStar must kick

Matt Daniel is a friend of mine. (Yes, despite my claims at the end of some poorly considered featu...

By E. Lefebvre,   08.11.14
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08.06.14
SMITE reworks Nu Wa, adds treasure boxes
08.06.14

SMITE reworks Nu Wa, adds treasure boxes

SMITE got a bit of rework this week, with new skins, a new Zeus model, and a complete update of Nu...

By J. Reahard,   08.06.14
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03.18.14
Poll: RNG gearing or points-based gearing?
03.18.14

Poll: RNG gearing or points-based gearing?

There seems to have been something of a shift of late in Blizzard's gearing philosophy. We've move...

By Olivia Grace,   03.18.14
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10.15.13
Flameseeker Chronicles: How to win friends and influence Guild Wars 2's development
10.15.13

Flameseeker Chronicles: How to win friends and influence Guild Wars 2's development

By the time this article goes to press, it'll be Halloween in Guild Wars 2. No, not October 31st; a...

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07.30.13
Flameseeker Chronicles: Getting what you pay for in Guild Wars 2
07.30.13

Flameseeker Chronicles: Getting what you pay for in Guild Wars 2

Despite a number of unfortunate sword-clipping issues, it seems that Ellen Kiel is our lead candida...

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04.23.13
The Daily Grind: What was the best random drop you ever got?
04.23.13

The Daily Grind: What was the best random drop you ever got?

The Skinner Box design to MMOs and the random nature of loot tables means that an absolutely epic...

By J. Olivetti,   04.23.13
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04.17.13
Navigating the loot
04.17.13

Navigating the loot

While perusing Wowhead's blue tracker the other day I stumbled across this thread on the EU forum...

By S. Pine,   04.17.13
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03.06.13
The Daily Grind: Is loot better with an RNG or token system?
03.06.13

The Daily Grind: Is loot better with an RNG or token system?

Oh the random number generator, how we love to hate thee. And yet you're so very addictive; with...

By J. Olivetti,   03.06.13
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