The Illusion of Progression in MMORPGs: Why Leveling is Obsolete

Leveling in massively-multiplayer roleplaying games has become something of a legacy inclusion; it exists in many MMOs because players expect it, even though most games have moved past leveling...

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Leveling in massively-multiplayer roleplaying games has become something of a legacy inclusion; it exists in many MMOs because players expect it, even though most games have moved past leveling...

Extreme Homes

The denizens of Landmark have been busy twisting voxels into all kinds of spooky shapes in preparation for Halloween and the official...

Guide

With the lore reboot, there is no small amount of change going on in the realm of Norrath. In order to create a more cohesive and unified story that will eventually be part of a malleable world,...

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Next month will mark the 10th anniversary of EverQuest II’s launch.  SOE celebrates 15 years of EverQuest this year, as a game and an intellectual property.  The venerable franchise has...

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Evil grips the land this month as the creepy crawlers and unspeakable horrors come out from their dark holes and roam freely across the lands of Norrath. Adventurers will be treated to all manner...

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A lot has changed in Landmark since SOE Live in August. If you've been thinking about giving the game a try, there are quite a few new reasons to give Landmark a look, starting...

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This week’s patch introduced preliminary armor to Landmark. It isn’t the final form that equippable armor will take, but it is a foundation that SOE will expand upon going forward. While the...

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I've mulled over even daring to touch this topic with a ten foot pole. I've debated the pros and cons of doing so. I've weighed my ethical and moral obligations to do so. I've also tried to do as...

Ask the Druid

What’s missing from MMOs today? The Wise Druid is asked to pick just one thing, and the answer involves pool balls, tire swings, Jarts and living on the...

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If you're curious about the history of EverQuest Next that will serve as the foundation for the coming game, you've come to the right place. Whether you're a lore expert or total novice, there...

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SOE rolled out a massive update today—the first in its new longer two-week development cycle. In this edition of Landmark Live, we learned more about...

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Along with major impending changes to heroic movement, and the introduction of armor and new weapon abilities, SOE has changed many of the default keybindings we've been using since the game...

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