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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 #29: MapleStory

Last played: 2007 Experience: Minimal Coincidentally, MapleStory is the MMO I played right before LOTRO, when I was feeling like I wanted an MMO but wasn’t sure I wanted to spend $60 on one to try it out. If I’m … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #28: The Lord of the Rings Online

Last played: 2014 Experience: Very Extensive This is my World of Warcraft, the game I played forever. Did all the leveling, all the dungeons, all the raids, up ’til about two years ago, and so on… the whole shebang. Now, … Continue reading

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #5: ArcheAge

Last played: 2014 Experience: Minimal I debated whether to include ArcheAge and one other game on my list, since they’re both unfinished games. But hey, if they’re charging for it and letting us play unfettered…

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #3: Aion

Last played: 2012 Experience: Minimal Aion is really pretty. It’s almost too pretty. Aion is a different kind of pretty than something like Guild Wars 2, which I think looks good because of the artists behind the game. Aion, on … Continue reading

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We Are All Individuals

Is it time to boot stories from MMOs? I don’t mean that I want my MMO experience to be a completely meaningless affair that’s just about gathering loot from anonymous enemies and watching numbers go up – well, any more … Continue reading

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My Most-Played Games of 2013

No heavy commentary here, no “here’s what I think and why you should think it” opinions — well, OK, maybe a little bit of that. But mostly, here’s just what I played in 2013 and my mostly light opinions on … Continue reading

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