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Facebook MMOs

Posted Apr 22, 2011 by Suzie Ford

Facebook MMOs

The argument about whether or not games played on Facebook, the social site king, can actually be MMORPGs or not will rage on forever. Yet, there appears to be a growing trend to at least -try- to bring a true MMO experience to Facebook. In a new column for MMORPG.com, Carolyn Koh takes a look at some of the frontrunners in the Facebook MMO pack. Check it out and then let the battle begin in the comments.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and yes, real MMOs exist on Facebook. Some with multi-classing systems, all with the familiar EverQuest / World of Warcraft type gameplay. Kill creatures, group with friends, do quests, complete with back story and regular content updates. Due to the limitations of the platform, combat and crafting is simpler, as are guild functions and there won’t be 72 man raids in them. They range from the cute, quirky, and amusing to the feature rich, with character development to rival any of the big MMOs. r

Read more of Carolyn Koh's Facebook MMOs.

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom