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10.16.14
The Think Tank: Confronting the 'unbundling' of MMORPGs
10.16.14

The Think Tank: Confronting the 'unbundling' of MMORPGs

Last month, the long-running, scholarly virtual world blog Terra Nova updated with a post suggestin...

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12.19.12
Enter at Your Own Rift: What the Trion layoffs mean for RIFT
12.19.12

Enter at Your Own Rift: What the Trion layoffs mean for RIFT

It's been almost a week since we first heard about the layoffs at Trion, yet there are still more...

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12.11.08
Terra Nova blog slowing down as we enter new era
12.11.08

Terra Nova blog slowing down as we enter new era

Virtual worlds and massively multiplayer online games have truly evolved over the past several years...

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12.03.08
Fortune and failure in real-money trading
12.03.08

Fortune and failure in real-money trading

Although many western MMO gamers profess a distaste for all things RMT, it's definitely become an as...

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12.03.08
The Daily Grind: Do you think of your avatar in the first person?
12.03.08

The Daily Grind: Do you think of your avatar in the first person?

A recent post over at the Terra Nova blog is the inspiration for today's The Daily Grind. In that po...

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12.01.08
The negative impact of complexity on MMOs and virtual worlds
12.01.08

The negative impact of complexity on MMOs and virtual worlds

The relative complexity of MMOs in comparison with more standard PC and console titles is a major dr...

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10.15.08
Real world economic impact on MMOs and virtual worlds?
10.15.08

Real world economic impact on MMOs and virtual worlds?

Given the drastic real world economic shifts of late, is it unreasonable to assume that there will b...

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09.26.08
Can MMOs have political ideologies?
09.26.08

Can MMOs have political ideologies?

The Terra Nova blog is known for its in-depth views on virtual worlds and MMOs, with an academic ben...

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08.30.08
Terra Nova looks back (and forward) at the Diku legacy
08.30.08

Terra Nova looks back (and forward) at the Diku legacy

EverQuest, World of Warcraft, The Lord of the Rings Online, Age of Conan, Warhammer Online and many...

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