Category Archives: MMOs

50 MMOs in 50 Days #42: Spiral Knights

Last played: 2011 Experience: Very Minimal At least it isn’t in imminent danger of being shut down, but I did have a bit of a “huh” moment when, just a few hours before I wrote this, I noticed someone in … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #41: The Secret World

Last played: 2014 Experience: Extensive I’m not sure whether to call The Secret World a success or a failure. It’s obviously “succeeded” to the point that it’s a well-made game in the AAA space that’s still going, with its only … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #40: Rusty Hearts

Last played: 2011 Experience: Very Minimal We’re all used to having to repeat dungeons or raids or dailies at max level. But at least during the leveling process, we get to do things that are a little different, in different … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #39: Rift

Last played: 2014 Experience: Very Extensive I knew Rift would be very “WoW-like” from playing in the beta. I was mostly OK with that, because one of the things that prevented me from getting into MMOs in the first place … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #38: Requiem

Last played: 2008 Experience: Minimal Requiem does everything I hate in MMOs. It’s a Korean import, it has typically grindy quests, the lore is poorly written and mostly undecipherable, and (blargh) it has no invert camera option. And for a … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #37: PlanetSide 2

Last played: 2014 Experience: Very Extensive If I had any one reason to be optimistic about EverQuest Next, it’s because of PlanetSide 2. People say Landmark is the “beta test” for Next, but I think the real test case for … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #36: Pirate101

Last played: 2014 Experience: Extensive Avast! No reason for that, I just like saying “avast!”

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