World-design

09.24.13
The Soapbox: What's my motivation?
09.24.13

The Soapbox: What's my motivation?

If you play MMOs, odds are good that you're familiar with the classic "kill ten rats" quest trope....

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05.16.12
Breakfast Topic: What sort of zone would you create for WoW?
05.16.12

Breakfast Topic: What sort of zone would you create for WoW?

I recently wrote a Breakfast Topic about your WoW Zone, where I asked you about your playing sp...

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11.05.11
City of Steam browser title features unique steampunk world
11.05.11

City of Steam browser title features unique steampunk world

Steampunk continues to be a source of fascination for both game geeks and game developers, and th...

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02.04.11
SWTOR dev builds mini-movies in Flashpoints
02.04.11

SWTOR dev builds mini-movies in Flashpoints

We all know BioWare is acclaimed for the presentation of its games. Single-player games like Knight...

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12.17.10
SWTOR devs answer your questions and release a preview for Deceived
12.17.10

SWTOR devs answer your questions and release a preview for Deceived

It's Friday again. That means the community team at BioWare has been working frantically all week t...

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10.31.10
The Anvil of Crom: Squashing the negativity bug
10.31.10

The Anvil of Crom: Squashing the negativity bug

MMORPGs tend to attract a rather ranty segment of the gaming population. Actually, let me back u...

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03.23.10
The Digital Continuum: Lost in worlds divided
03.23.10

The Digital Continuum: Lost in worlds divided

In the many MMOs I've played, the ratio between games that got world design right and those that go...

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05.22.09
Zeppelin on its way to Thunderbluff?
05.22.09

Zeppelin on its way to Thunderbluff?

That's right, when a player suggests that maybe a zeppelin should be flying around the Tauren city...

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05.07.09
Disappointment with the patch 3.1 game world
05.07.09

Disappointment with the patch 3.1 game world

The last few days I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out why I'm not particularly enjoyin...

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