Zone-design

11.27.13
Trion Worlds overhauls RIFT's Iron Pine Peak
11.27.13

Trion Worlds overhauls RIFT's Iron Pine Peak

Mid-level RIFT players have a new place to adventure after the game's 2.5 update; Iron Pine Peak ha...

By M. Foster,   11.27.13
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09.21.13
The Mog Log: Final Fantasy XIV breaks the narrative rules (and still works)
09.21.13

The Mog Log: Final Fantasy XIV breaks the narrative rules (and still works)

Monday was the end of the line for me in Final Fantasy XIV, if you consider clearing the last story...

By E. Lefebvre,   09.21.13
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04.06.13
The Road to Mordor: Stepping into Fangorn Forest
04.06.13

The Road to Mordor: Stepping into Fangorn Forest

Without a doubt, Riders of Rohan is one of the best expansions Lord of the Rings Online has deliv...

By J. Olivetti,   04.06.13
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10.26.12
WildStar's Jeremy Gaffney discusses sandboxes and themeparks
10.26.12

WildStar's Jeremy Gaffney discusses sandboxes and themeparks

While WildStar has been offering a lot of previews to eager fans, that hasn't stymied player ques...

By E. Lefebvre,   10.26.12
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07.28.12
The Mog Log: The zone design of Final Fantasy XIV
07.28.12

The Mog Log: The zone design of Final Fantasy XIV

I love Final Fantasy XIV, something that comes as no surprise to regular readers of this column....

By E. Lefebvre,   07.28.12
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05.16.12
Breakfast Topic: What sort of zone would you create for WoW?
05.16.12

Breakfast Topic: What sort of zone would you create for WoW?

I recently wrote a Breakfast Topic about your WoW Zone, where I asked you about your playing sp...

By Olivia Grace,   05.16.12
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04.23.12
Did flying mounts ruin Azeroth?
04.23.12

Did flying mounts ruin Azeroth?

The question of whether flying mounts may have ruined Azeroth is a hard question for me to even...

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01.14.12
Blizzard seems to think that Cataclysm was too linear
01.14.12

Blizzard seems to think that Cataclysm was too linear

Designing MMOs is often the art of shepherding players in a given direction while at the same tim...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.14.12
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09.10.11
EverQuest video features new zone from Veil of Alaris expansion
09.10.11

EverQuest video features new zone from Veil of Alaris expansion

EverQuest's latest content bomb was announced earlier this summer, and Sony Online Entertainment...

By J. Reahard,   09.10.11
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