Persistence

07.08.11
Planetside 2 to feature persistent territory control, huge battles, and player-generated content
07.08.11

Planetside 2 to feature persistent territory control, huge battles, and player-generated content

Sony Online Entertainment's big Planetside 2 announcement came and went last night, and while we...

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05.05.11
Ask Massively: Something approaching a tribute to Safety Dance edition
05.05.11

Ask Massively: Something approaching a tribute to Safety Dance edition

Safety Dance was a song released by Men Without Hats in 1982. It is astonishing for me to realize...

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03.25.11
DIY business card displays your info via persistence of vision, fails to impress Patrick Bateman (video)
03.25.11

DIY business card displays your info via persistence of vision, fails to impress Patrick Bateman (video)

Still fancy the age-old business card and enjoy outrageous DIY projects that may or may not make...

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11.12.10
Undead Labs talks about surviving the zombie social scene
11.12.10

Undead Labs talks about surviving the zombie social scene

James Phinney believes in the power of a persistent virtual world, and he's not shy in sharing his...

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05.07.10
A look at the big changes in Global Agenda's 1.3 patch
05.07.10

A look at the big changes in Global Agenda's 1.3 patch

The team over at Hi-Rez Studios may have bitten off just a touch more than they could chew with the...

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11.06.09
MAG interview talks about gameplay and development
11.06.09

MAG interview talks about gameplay and development

You can argue the specifics about whether or not MAG qualifies as an MMO, but the game certainly fi...

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11.04.09
The Daily Grind: What's the threshold for an MMO?
11.04.09

The Daily Grind: What's the threshold for an MMO?

This question is an old one, but it's always one that brings out some interesting opinions. As tec...

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08.14.09
Redefining MMOs: Pesky Persistence
08.14.09

Redefining MMOs: Pesky Persistence

Here in Redefining MMOs we've been over terminology, working with lore, the place of soloing in our...

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05.30.09
Are MMOs truly as persistent as they claim?
05.30.09

Are MMOs truly as persistent as they claim?

The two biggest differences between single player RPGs and massively multiplayer online RPGs are the...

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