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12.18.13
Leaderboard: What's the worst MMO design decision of all time?
12.18.13

Leaderboard: What's the worst MMO design decision of all time?

Naoki Yoshida has spoken, and it seems as if Final Fantasy XIV players can take or leave the title'...

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03.07.12
GDC 2012: SOE's PlanetSide 2 gunning for the big time
03.07.12

GDC 2012: SOE's PlanetSide 2 gunning for the big time

Our PlanetSide 2 bootcamp didn't start on the war-torn planet of Auraxis. It started on a plushly a...

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03.24.11
The Perfect Ten: Death penalties
03.24.11

The Perfect Ten: Death penalties

Death penalties belong in that tier of MMO discussion topics that is reserved for the most contro...

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01.04.11
The Soapbox: Sandboxes and the cop-out of FFA PvP
01.04.11

The Soapbox: Sandboxes and the cop-out of FFA PvP

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

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12.30.10
The Daily Grind: Would you roll back a portion of your favorite MMO?
12.30.10

The Daily Grind: Would you roll back a portion of your favorite MMO?

Jagex is making headlines lately with its trailblazing Wilderness vote. Whether you're a fan of th...

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05.11.10
The Game Archaeologist and the Ultima Prize: The Players
05.11.10

The Game Archaeologist and the Ultima Prize: The Players

Wow! The response to last week's inaugural Game Archaeologist column was phenomenal -- guess we're...

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05.04.10
The Game Archaeologist and the Ultima Prize: The History
05.04.10

The Game Archaeologist and the Ultima Prize: The History

Welcome to the first madcap adventure of The Game Archaeologist! In this column, we'll be looking b...

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12.29.09
The Daily Grind: Do you vote with your wallet?
12.29.09

The Daily Grind: Do you vote with your wallet?

There are certain changes, usually big ones, that don't exactly produce... positive reactions. In...

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12.21.09
The dangers of PvP-focused games
12.21.09

The dangers of PvP-focused games

The trouble with PvP is... well, there are several problems with PvP. The problems of balance are...

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