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Isabelle Parsley steps into the Player Perspectives column at MMORPG.com, discussing topics important to her as a long time player of MMORPGs.

XXX: Girl Gamers Go Wild

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Isabelle Parsley tackles the misconceptions of girl gamers in this week's Player Perspectives.Posted Jul 15, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Daily Quests Beat Raiding

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If there's one thing that MMORPG.com's Isabelle Parsley has discovered in her MMO life it has to be the daily quests that most MMOs offer these days. Daily quests are repeatable, predictable and allow players to plan their game time. Check out Isabelle's other thoughts about the upsides and downsides of the Daily Quest grind in today's Player Perspectives. Let us know your thoughts when you're through!Posted Jul 8, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

How to Write a Forum Post

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One of the thing passionate gamers like to do is voice their opinions about the games they love. In today's Player Perspectives, MMORPG.com's Isabelle Parsley offers some sage advice about how to write a forum post that people might actually pay attention to. Check it out and see if you agree!Posted Jul 1, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Why You’re Not a Beta Tester

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In today's Player Perspectives column, MMORPG.com's Isabelle Parsley shows her MMO age in her discussion of her history as a beta tester. Isabelle also talks about what beta testing is, or at least what it's supposed to be, as compare to how many treat it these days. Check out Isabelle Parsley's column and then, agree or disagree, tell us what you think in the comments.Posted Jun 24, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

All Hyped Up

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In today's Player Perspectives column, MMORPG.com writer Isabelle Parsley talks about the foibles of hype. Hype, that lovely beast that whips us into a frenzy and then deflates our delicate hopes. Check out what Isabelle has to say about hype and then let us know what you think!Posted Jun 17, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Are We Asking Too Much of Our MMOs?

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In this week's Player Perspectives column, Isabelle Parsley compares developing MMOs to making Thanksgiving dinner: A lot of work; folks wolfing it down in five minutes flat; dozing in the living room; and poor Mom left to clean up alone. Find out why Isabelle makes that comparison and then lend us your thoughts when finished.Posted Jun 10, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Me and My MMOs

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In today's Player Perspectives column, readers get a rare inside look at the MMOs that have shaped those perspectives for MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley. They've winked and snuggled and finally drawn her into their ever-lovin' arms. Read on to see which MMOs have captured Iz's attention and heart over the years and then let us know what you think!Posted Jun 3, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Messing with the Holy Trinity

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The Holy Trinity is that curious mix of tank, healer and DPS specialist that exists in most MMOs today. In her latest Player Perspectives column, Isabelle Parsley takes a look at the Holy Trinity and opines that the concept itself may soon be on the way out. Check out Player Perspectives and then add your thoughts to the mix.Posted May 27, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

This is Endgame, My Friend

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MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley writes this week about endgame, its place in the MMO world and whether or not our current systems are enough.Posted May 20, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

The Lure of the New & Shiny

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In today's Player Perspectives, MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley takes a look at the MMO player's never-ending quest for THE game to end all games; the ever-lasting chase from one game to the next. Check out Isabelle's hypothesis that you can never go back. Let us know what you think in the comments.Posted May 13, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Item Stores & Payment Models: Not All RMT is Bad

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In a new Player Perspectives column that is sure to spark some fiery discussions in its comments, MMORPG.com writer Isabelle Parsley gives her take on the 'free to play' movement, item malls, microtransactions and real money transactions. Check it out, don your fireproof undies and wade into the conversation in the comments.Posted May 6, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Cheating is Bad, M’kay?

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In today's Player Perspectives column, Isabelle Parsley takes on the sometimes sensitive issue of cheating. Iz has an axe to grind (or embed in someone's skull) with those who take advantage of exploits and she makes no bones about it. Check out Iz's thoughts and then let us know what you think in the comments.Posted Apr 29, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Pacing & Enjoyment

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Whether or not one actually pays attention to the pace of a game both with and without regard to leveling, its the elephant in the room at all times. In today's Player Perspectives column, MMORPG.com writer Isabelle Parsley talks about pacing, about those who pace themselves with copious amounts of Mtn. Dew and those who go at a snail's pace, and how pace influences one's enjoyment of a game. Check out Iz's thoughts and then leave us a comment or two.Posted Apr 22, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Death Penalties: My Love-Hate Relationship

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MMO death penalties are always good fodder for a battle royale between those who think they're necessary and those who hate them passionately. In today's Player Perspectives, Isabelle Parsley explores the dichotomy between her love and simultaneous hatred of death penalties. Check it out and then let us know what you think!Posted Apr 15, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Making the Case for Item Decay

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In today's Player Perspectives, MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley takes on one of the most hotly debated topics in the MMO space: Item decay. Check out why Iz thinks that item decay isn't that bad an idea. Then let us know what you think in the comments.Posted Apr 8, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

The Slippery Slope of Stereotyping

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Stereotypes are an unstoppable force of human nature. In today's Player Perspectives column, MMORPG.com writer Isabelle Parsley takes on the issue of stereotypes in the MMO world. See if you agree with her assessments and then add some thoughts of your own in the comments section.Posted Apr 1, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

It's Not What You Play

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There are many reasons that folks log into MMOs these days. Arguably, one of the best reasons to keep coming back is to 'see' the virtual friends we have made along the way. In today's Player Perspectives, MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley talks about just that: Friendships that transcend -what- is being played and morphs it into -who- it's being played with. Read on!Posted Mar 25, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Home Sweet Home

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Player housing in MMOs is a feature that many champion as one of the best outside of questing and adventuring. In today's Player Perspectives, Isabelle Parsley talks all thing housing. See what she's got to say and then let us know what you think about in-game housing in the comments.Posted Mar 18, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

Secretly Hyped

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In Player Perspectives today, MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley takes a look at The Secret World currently in development by Funcom. Iz is ready to strap on her "frothing fangirl costume" for this one. Find out why and then let us know if you'll be donning yours too!Posted Mar 11, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

LFM

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Depending on your opinion, closed grouping in MMOs is either the best or worst feature in many games. In today's Player Perspectives, MMORPG.com columnist Isabelle Parsley has a few thoughts to share about open grouping and the (in)famous closed grouping in today's MMOs. Check it out and then offer a few comments of your own.Posted Mar 4, 2011 by Isabelle Parsley

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