WRUP: Know your dragons edition

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WRUP: Know your dragons edition

If the dragon has four legs and two wings, it’s a dragon. If it has two rear legs and wings instead of front legs, it’s a wyvern. If it has four legs and no wings, but a long curving body, it’s an Eastern dragon. If it has no wings and no legs, it’s a wyrm. If it has four legs and...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO story you like to tell?

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The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO story you like to tell?

MMORPGs are story machines. I don’t just mean that they’re games in which the writers tell you a bunch of tales, although that is certainly true. But they’re also games where the crazy multiplayer environment creates emergent and personal stories. I always like to tell the story of how, during The Burning Crusade, I had a guildie put me on...

Betawatch: Bless Online arrives with a hearty dose of troubles

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Betawatch: Bless Online arrives with a hearty dose of troubles

The day we all thought would never come finally arrived, Bless Online is here! First it was in the head start, then it was fully into its… open beta? Early access? Whatever it’s calling itself these days. And it is having some pretty serious issues. So what we’re learning here is that the beautiful dream you have might not hold...

Battle Bards Episode 121: Myst Online

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Battle Bards Episode 121: Myst Online

The world’s first, best, and only MMORPG music podcast is back to venture into a rather obscure title, Myst Online! The Battle Bards delve into this odd, atmospheric soundtrack that isn’t quite like what we’re used to hearing in online games. There’s some love, some hate, some snark, and some indigestion. Also, we discover several of Syl’s greatest fears and force...

PUBG’s Sanhok map enters the final testing stretch

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PUBG’s Sanhok map enters the final testing stretch

As PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds runs its new and highly anticipated Sanhok map through a fourth round of testing, players can at least be consoled with the thought that the patch should be getting very near release by now. In fact, the studio said that the map will be arriving later this month! When testers dive into this round, which closes on...

Chronicles of Elyria won’t let players be Batman villains

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Chronicles of Elyria won’t let players be Batman villains

Feeling a little behind on Chronicles of Elyria’s progress? Scoot your little butt over to the May wrap-up community journal, in which Soulbound Studios sums up everything that happened over the past month. In short: Kickstarterversary, surname reservations, game world developments, subject matter experts, and tribal clothing concepts. The studio also shared some of the best and worst surname reservations...

Amazon posts and retracts a July 2018 release date for Fallout 76

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Amazon posts and retracts a July 2018 release date for Fallout 76

This past week’s announcement of Fallout 76 — Bethesda’s newest entry in the post-apocalyptic series — has just about everyone in the gaming community buzzing. And while we’re sure to hear more about this at E3, one vital piece of information may have already been leaked: the release date. When Amazon posted the game’s pre-order page, it initially listed the...

The Stream Team: Time-traveling back to the great Trove bake-off

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The Stream Team: Time-traveling back to the great Trove bake-off

Trove doesn’t want for holidays to have events — it just pops them right in on any old ordinary day! The latest event was the Great Bake off. Massively OP’s MJ started the event but couldn’t quite finish. But she absolutely must earn that cute kitty mount! Start June off with a little time travel and join our recap at...