Characters in MMORPGs might look "next-gen," but beauty is only pixel deep. Character movement and animation is one area where MMOGs consistently receive low marks.

Is it the multitude of races, each with different strides and gaits? The fact that players spend hours upon hours in that third-person, "monkey in a tree" perspective, noting all the oddities? Or is it also an uncanny valley thing, something buried deep within our psyche? We'll examine the issue in today's Loading... Pinocchio's Revenge.

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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Jeff joined the Ten Ton Hammer team in 2004 covering EverQuest II, and he's had his hands on just about every PC online and multiplayer game he could since.