James Murff

Articles by James Murff

02.15.08
Under The Hood: Player Economics 101
02.15.08

Under The Hood: Player Economics 101

One of the more contentious points of an MMO is how it treats its economy. The average MMO runs the...

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02.08.08
Under The Hood: Character Customization
02.08.08

Under The Hood: Character Customization

One of the biggest complaints about Tabula Rasa (as well as one of my personal issues with the game)...

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01.07.08
WolfKing Warrior Review
01.07.08

WolfKing Warrior Review

For those of you deeper into the gaming scene, no doubt you have put down some cold, hard cash ever...

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01.04.08
Under The Hood: Free For Now
01.04.08

Under The Hood: Free For Now

There is a veritable glut of free-to-play MMOs, both in development and on the market. This much is...

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12.21.07
Under The Hood: Running Out Of Time
12.21.07

Under The Hood: Running Out Of Time

It's very debatable, but the biggest investment into any MMO is time. It's one thing to just pay to...

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12.14.07
Under The Hood: Going Live
12.14.07

Under The Hood: Going Live

Live events. Where developer interacts with players. Traditionally, this has been a pretty contested...

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12.07.07
Under The Hood: The Ouroboros System
12.07.07

Under The Hood: The Ouroboros System

In most MMOs, once you hit a certain level, quests from before you hit that level turn useless and d...

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11.30.07
Under The Hood: Pseudo-MMOs, part two
11.30.07

Under The Hood: Pseudo-MMOs, part two

I realized in my last article I promised to explore the viability of pseudo-MMOs as an expanding ma...

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11.09.07
Under The Hood: Pseudo-MMOs, Part One
11.09.07

Under The Hood: Pseudo-MMOs, Part One

The world of MMO-making is more and more competitive by the hour, with many big-name developers thr...

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