Does Storytelling Hurt MMOs?
Can we all be the main hero?
Sente on his blog A ding world gives some insights into where a storyline's place may be in MMOs.
Let me qualify Âgood storyÂ a bit; that is that a game company developed story is a prominent feature of the game and with some thought to hold various elements in the world toghether by the story. You have to put in an effort to compltely avoid the story, if you wanted.
Tabula Rasa is a recent example, Earth & Beyond was another game with some serious story telling ambitions. LOTRO is another one in the fantasy genre.
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