Ethics

04.03.13
The Azeroth Ethicist: Is it cheating to trick the LFR loot system?
04.03.13

The Azeroth Ethicist: Is it cheating to trick the LFR loot system?

Before I write anything else here, the issue to be discussed in this article will no longer exist...

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12.04.12
Korea Times quotes Mercedes Lackey calling City of Heroes closure 'unethical'
12.04.12

Korea Times quotes Mercedes Lackey calling City of Heroes closure 'unethical'

NCsoft's recent closure of City of Heroes didn't win the company any fans in the US market, but...

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11.08.12
Ask Massively: Missives from the Massively yacht
11.08.12

Ask Massively: Missives from the Massively yacht

So here we are, lounging on the deck of our yacht, sipping cool drinks out of fake coconuts while...

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09.28.12
PBS draws link between digital music ethics and magic spells, somehow makes it look simple (video)
09.28.12

PBS draws link between digital music ethics and magic spells, somehow makes it look simple (video)

AAC files and the arcane don't have much in common on the surface. After some digging, however, PB...

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08.24.12
TangiBot manufactures ethics controversy by replicating open-source Makerbot 3D printer
08.24.12

TangiBot manufactures ethics controversy by replicating open-source Makerbot 3D printer

A Kickstarter entry has managed to stir the fairness pot by touting a MakerBot Replicator clone ca...

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05.17.12
The Azeroth Ethicist: Cheating (or not cheating) the roll system
05.17.12

The Azeroth Ethicist: Cheating (or not cheating) the roll system

I was healing a Well of Eternity PUG a few days ago when I got a whisper from the group's warrior...

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08.16.11
The Soapbox: MMO slot machines
08.16.11

The Soapbox: MMO slot machines

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

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08.04.11
Ask Massively: Go outdoors edition
08.04.11

Ask Massively: Go outdoors edition

Here is the salient piece of advice from this week's Ask Massively, right up front and in the int...

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10.08.10
Drama Mamas: Spearheading morality
10.08.10

Drama Mamas: Spearheading morality

Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as...

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