Do you have a preferred MMORPG business model? Do you want just a simple subscription, or do you like the various hybrid/free-to-play models that dominate the industry nowadays?
Jonathan is still working through EverQuest II, chronicling his adventure in the Norrathian Stride. This time he blasts from level 95 to 120 all to jump into the new expansion Reign of Shadows. However, some barriers are still in his way.
Bradford has two gaming loves: MMOs and the FGC, or fighting game community. Oftentimes he's thought about how those two passions could meld into some fighting game, MMO hybrid. But would it work?
Robin is eagerly awaiting Shadowlands 9.1, also known as Chains of Domination. Until then, she breaks down what players can expect with the next patch, 9.0.5, when it hits tomorrow.
Bradford has noticed some of his favorite MMOs, LotRO in particular, have lost some of the magic they once held in his mind. He talks about this and how he's slowing starting to get that magic back.
Why do you play MMORPGs? Is it the communities of the games themselves, or is there something about the mechanics? Do you just love the worlds or the contstant online nature of these games? Bradford explores a bit about why I plays MMOs in the long run, other than it just being for a job.
Bradford has had a hard time getting into some MMOs when they were at their peak. He explores why that might be with the most recent example: Final Fantays XIV.
Bradford's daughter loves the anime show Digimon. And while there is a Digi-themed MMO, it's not something that his daughter would actually enjoy. When contemplating a Digimon MMO for his kid, iIt got him thinking: is there a fandom from his childhood that he wished had a full-featured MMORPG?
If the rest of the game lives up to this demo, Triangle Strategy may just be the Final Fantasy Tactics sequel I've been waiting 20 years for.
It's a pretty weird and unsettling time in this world of ours right now. With many of us hunkering down at home, things can get downright boring at times. Fortunately, if you're someone who enjoys videogames, you likely have a backlog of games to play through or even some new titles to play in the coming days and weeks.
Personalizing your avatar is something many people say they love about playing online games. Showing off the new costume or the powerful end-game armor you found are some things Bradford's buddies enjoy doing in their MMO. How about you? How important are cosmetics to you?