Sharding

09.22.13
EVE Evolved: Will Star Citizen or Elite harm EVE?
09.22.13

EVE Evolved: Will Star Citizen or Elite harm EVE?

Publishers haven't been willing to put a lot of money behind a sci-fi sandbox for some time, but up...

By Brendan Drain,   09.22.13
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03.29.12
The Daily Grind: Would you pay extra for a filtered community?
03.29.12

The Daily Grind: Would you pay extra for a filtered community?

Earlier this week we asked if there was a game you'd like to play but for its awful community. Th...

By J. Reahard,   03.29.12
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03.29.11
The Soapbox: The industry's obsession with shards
03.29.11

The Soapbox: The industry's obsession with shards

Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessa...

By Brendan Drain,   03.29.11
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01.15.10
The Daily Grind: One server vs. many servers
01.15.10

The Daily Grind: One server vs. many servers

Ok, so the picture above is a total lie and games that run on one server don't really run on one se...

By Seraphina Brennan,   01.15.10
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08.19.09
WoW Rookie: Sharding etiquette
08.19.09

WoW Rookie: Sharding etiquette

New around here? WoW Rookie points WoW's newest players to the basics of a good start in the World o...

By L. Poisso,   08.19.09
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07.20.09
Why you should be playing EVE Online: One server, one universe
07.20.09

Why you should be playing EVE Online: One server, one universe

"Why you should be playing ..." is a freeform column from Massively.com intended to inform you abou...

By Seraphina Brennan,   07.20.09
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05.06.09
Champions Online has no server shards
05.06.09

Champions Online has no server shards

Nearly every MMO on the market has them: server shards. Whether they're named after game characters...

By Kyle Horner,   05.06.09
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02.21.09
Are disenchanters getting robbed by rolls?
02.21.09

Are disenchanters getting robbed by rolls?

Sardonis sent us a note the other day, with an interesting, if probably controversial, point inside:...

By Mike Schramm,   02.21.09
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01.12.09
Is MMO terminology invading database programming?
01.12.09

Is MMO terminology invading database programming?

Raph Koster couldn't help but wonder when he read the blog post entitled, "Lessons Learned: Shardin...

By Seraphina Brennan,   01.12.09
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