The Daily Grind: Have you backed any MMO Kickstarters that you deeply regret?

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The Daily Grind: Have you backed any MMO Kickstarters that you deeply regret?

Yesterday, as our writers were shaking their heads over Star Citizen’s latest shenanigans, Eliot cracked a joke about how having backed the game had become a punchline. I said I doubted anyone on the team had backed it, and then MJ pipes up and says she did: She grabbed one of the earliest intro ships and has barely looked at...

The Stream Team: More Miscreated adventures

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The Stream Team: More Miscreated adventures

Massively OP’s MJ started her Miscreated adventures in a winter wasteland. After wandering (and dying), she found a nice waterfront place. But surely there is more to the world than that? MJ is diving back in, ready to explore the land more and uncover the dangers there. Join us live at 9:00 p.m. for a second look at this survival...

EVE Online celebrates 15 years with a trailer of fan events

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EVE Online celebrates 15 years with a trailer of fan events

An MMO with a trailer for 15 years of operation is not entirely unusual. It’s not common, because not many games make it to 15 years in the first place, but it makes sense. Of course, EVE Online has a different slant in its big anniversary trailer down below. The events chronicled in the trailer aren’t simply some of the...

Artsy MMO Occupy White Walls patches in new assets, including a bar

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Artsy MMO Occupy White Walls patches in new assets, including a bar

Back in April, we first covered in-development MMORPG¬†Occupy White Walls, a “PC sandbox-building, AI-driven MMO where people play with Art” rather than wander around as genocidal axe-murderers, complete with gobs of actual historical art, architectural assets, and a mysterious AI on the loose throughout the strange museum setting.¬†Developer Stikipixels has made available only a solo building mode, with plans to...

Soulbound readies Chronicles of Elyria for pre-alpha

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Soulbound readies Chronicles of Elyria for pre-alpha

Here is some exciting news for Chronicles of Elyria’s fans: The project is nearing its first alpha phase as the dev team lays down the foundation for VoxElyria. This will be the graphical MUD that will allow players to test the MMO’s systems with very basic graphics. The team worked up a new blog post to talk about the various...

Lord of the Rings Online wants to know what you want from your VIP sub

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Lord of the Rings Online wants to know what you want from your VIP sub

Never say the devs aren’t listening: Standing Stone Games apparently is. Lord of the Rings Online forumgoers learned this lesson today when in a player-started thread from April about VIP subscription benefits, SSG RedPanda piped up to request even more feedback. “I just wanted to pop in and say hi and let you know that we are definitely interested in...

The Stream Team: Celebrating the 15th EVEaversary

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The Stream Team: Celebrating the 15th EVEaversary

Not many virtual worlds (or galaxies, in this case) survive for 15 years, but EVE Online has. And that is definitely worth celebrating! Massively OP’s MJ is returning to her little ship to help commemorate the anniversary. What trouble will she get into? Find out by tuning in live at 2:00 p.m. as OPTV‘s infamous Stream Team celebrates… What: EVE...

Star Trek Online previews the upcoming Gamma Task Force for Victory is Life

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Star Trek Online previews the upcoming Gamma Task Force for Victory is Life

You’ve always known that there’s going to be a new reputation coming along with the next Star Trek Online patch, because of course there is. When Victory is Life launches, players can begin earning reputation with the Gamma Task Force by taking part in the new “Swarm” queue or the sector battlezone. Use those reputation marks, start in on projects,...