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01.28.14
Second Life CEO Rod Humble leaves Linden Lab
01.28.14

Second Life CEO Rod Humble leaves Linden Lab

Rod Humble, CEO of Linden Lab for the past three years, officially announced via Facebook that he h...

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01.03.14
Some Assembly Required:  Virtual world roundup for 2014 and beyond
01.03.14

Some Assembly Required: Virtual world roundup for 2014 and beyond

Just over two years ago there was a great disturbance, as if millions (or so) of voices suddenly cr...

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01.01.14
Hackers harass League of Legends livestreamer with DDoS attacks and police calls
01.01.14

Hackers harass League of Legends livestreamer with DDoS attacks and police calls

A vendetta against a livestreamer has caused real-world havoc. A user or group identifying itself a...

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12.17.13
Colbert cracks ancient Second Life joke, picks on NSA
12.17.13

Colbert cracks ancient Second Life joke, picks on NSA

I guess we'll forgive Stephen Colbert for not realizing that the Second-Life-users-don't-have-a-fir...

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12.09.13
NSA spies infiltrate MMOs to weed out terrorism
12.09.13

NSA spies infiltrate MMOs to weed out terrorism

News of our government spying on us is not actually news at this point, but recent reports suggest...

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11.30.13
Make My MMO: Crowdfunding November 17 - 30, 2013
11.30.13

Make My MMO: Crowdfunding November 17 - 30, 2013

One thing gamers can definitely be thankful for this year is crowdfunding! Thanks to this phenomeno...

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11.15.13
Storyboard: Using the fourth wall for good
11.15.13

Storyboard: Using the fourth wall for good

I don't remember much of the poetry course I took in college whilst pursuing my (ultimately useless...

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11.05.13
The Daily Grind: Do you celebrate game accomplishments in the real world?
11.05.13

The Daily Grind: Do you celebrate game accomplishments in the real world?

After many, many attempts, my free company finally downed Titan in Final Fantasy XIV on Saturday. T...

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10.15.13
The Daily Grind: Has an MMO ever helped you in real life?
10.15.13

The Daily Grind: Has an MMO ever helped you in real life?

I celebrated my fourth year of working at Massively on the first of October by completely forgettin...

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