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08.09.14
The Game Archaeologist: Six more MMOs that never made it to launch
08.09.14

The Game Archaeologist: Six more MMOs that never made it to launch

It's always possible to be surprised with reveals of older MMOs, even after years of writing this c...

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07.26.14
The Game Archaeologist: Kingdom of Drakkar
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07.26.14

The Game Archaeologist: Kingdom of Drakkar

You'd think that by now I would be running out of older MMOs and their kin to cover, but I just kee...

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07.12.14
The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online
07.12.14

The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online

The 1990s saw the rise of flight simulators that thrived on detailed, complicated controls and hand...

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06.14.14
The Game Archaeologist: Tales from Neverwinter Nights' Arelith
06.14.14

The Game Archaeologist: Tales from Neverwinter Nights' Arelith

Back in May, I touched on the fascinating field of Neverwinter Nights' persistent worlds (PWs). I n...

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05.24.14
The Game Archaeologist: The persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2
05.24.14

The Game Archaeologist: The persistent worlds of Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2

At the end of next month, dozens of online worlds will flicker and vanish with the flip of a switch...

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05.03.14
The Game Archaeologist: The silent world of Tibia
05.03.14

The Game Archaeologist: The silent world of Tibia

If I were to tell you that there's a Western MMO out there that's as old as Ultima Online and yet s...

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04.12.14
The Game Archaeologist: The danger of expecting lightning to strike twice
04.12.14

The Game Archaeologist: The danger of expecting lightning to strike twice

It's no secret that many of the more successful Kickstarter projects over the past few years have h...

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03.29.14
The Game Archaeologist: Myst Online: Uru Live
03.29.14

The Game Archaeologist: Myst Online: Uru Live

The impact of Myst in 1993 was akin to an atomic bomb going off in the PC gaming world. The leap fo...

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03.15.14
The Game Archaeologist: Ultima Online field report
03.15.14

The Game Archaeologist: Ultima Online field report

A recent Daily Grind here on Massively asked about what games readers think deserve more coverage o...

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