Fairness

12.18.13
MMO Mechanics: MOBAs vs. MMO battlegrounds
12.18.13

MMO Mechanics: MOBAs vs. MMO battlegrounds

It may feel as if MMOs have always existed as a core part of our gaming repertoire, but the genre m...

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11.23.12
Some Assembly Required: On balance and fairness
11.23.12

Some Assembly Required: On balance and fairness

Today it occurred to me that The Secret World's faction choice is meaningless. You're probably awar...

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03.31.12
Expedia adds to Google's EU antitrust woes, decision expected after Easter
03.31.12

Expedia adds to Google's EU antitrust woes, decision expected after Easter

Google's position as the dominant search engine doesn't come without a price. Smaller search sites...

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01.26.12
The Daily Grind: Do you want a 'fair' fight?
01.26.12

The Daily Grind: Do you want a 'fair' fight?

Fair is a four-letter word. I mean, literally it is; you can count them if you like. It's a figur...

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08.12.11
The Lawbringer: What WoW can learn from other microtransaction models, part 2
08.12.11

The Lawbringer: What WoW can learn from other microtransaction models, part 2

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genr...

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07.05.11
New Gamasutra feature looks to define fairness in MMOs
07.05.11

New Gamasutra feature looks to define fairness in MMOs

Buying power! Class Balance! Easy mode! We'd be willing to bet that those pharses invoke some p...

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06.27.11
Lost Pages of Taborea: Content needs to meet the versatility of gear-upgrading
06.27.11

Lost Pages of Taborea: Content needs to meet the versatility of gear-upgrading

Last week I compared looting and class-bending in Runes of Magic with similar features found in R...

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03.31.11
Microsoft lodges antitrust complaint against Google with European Commission, ignores irony
03.31.11

Microsoft lodges antitrust complaint against Google with European Commission, ignores irony

So Microsoft doesn't like anticompetitive behavior, huh? Since when? Brad Smith, General Counsel fo...

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11.30.10
Google to face formal EU antitrust investigation over unfair downranking of search competitors
11.30.10

Google to face formal EU antitrust investigation over unfair downranking of search competitors

Way back in February, the European Union announced its intention to look into allegations made agai...

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