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  • Here's the latest round of blog posts for you all, courtesy of Ten Ton Hammer:

    Coyote: Not funny... ever. - Reader Mail! Dear Uncle Coyote…

    Shayallyn: Shay's Treehouse - Oooo! Aaaah! (Uh-oh!)

    Ralsu: Told You So - A Modest Proposal to SOE

    Enjoy!

    Blogs
    Wed, Jul 11, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Immersion: fun to have and rarely spelled correctly.

    Kelly Rued takes an exhaustive look at the role of immersion in online games and addresses how LoTRO handles it in this thought-provoking blog post.

    Blogs
    Tue, Jul 10, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Masters of the force? Try Masters of the Wild! Attack, my ewoks!

    The latest Star Wars Galaxies chapter, Masters of the Wild, will be out today with the scheduled maintenance.

    On Tuesday, July 10th at 4:00 AM PDT all U.S. and European galaxies will be taken down for server maintenance and a live update.

    See the press release at the SWG website.

    Blogs
    Tue, Jul 10, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Vanguard got a magical performance boost? Have I wandered into Bizarro World?

    With the latest Vanguard patch, there's an ini setting you'll definitely want to tweak.

    Blogs
    Tue, Jul 10, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Wherein we discover that Ralsu is disturbingly good at writing 18th century prose.

    Ralsu has a new blog post up, and it's a great read for anyone who's a fan of Jonathan Swift (most widely known for Gulliver's Travels). Anyway, this is one modest proposal that I'm willing to stand behind. You know. Unlike the one where he heartily endorsed eating babies. Swift, that is-- not Ralsu.

    Blogs
    Tue, Jul 10, 2007
    Aelryn
  • How 'bout that, a little positive press!

    After the recent wave of press about deaths due to online gaming excesses and the surprising "new" phenomenon of online griefers (coined "cyber-bullies" by a pundits ever eager to drop a new catchphrase), the idea that MMO gaming might have positive benefits comes as a breath of fresh air:

    Blogs
    Mon, Jul 09, 2007
    Ethec
  • Rappelz may make you want to jump off a cliff...

    Continuing his series of free to play MMORPGs, Cody "Micajah" Bye takes on one of gPotato's long list of cross-Pacific transplants, Rappelz. Boasting beautiful anime-inspired character models and otherworldly settings, Rappelz is one of the best looking f2p fantasy MMOGs we've seen. But how does it play? Read Cody's review to find out!

    Blogs
    Mon, Jul 09, 2007
    Ethec
  • Step-by-Step to Level 70!

    To work your way through most of level 31, we'll visit one of Messiah's favorite zones, Stranglethorn Vale. The whole zone is packed full of
    quests and mobs and it is never boring. The only issue with the zone is
    the fact that if you are on a PvP server it can be a nightmare to get
    anything done in the zone, because everyone and their dog is there (or
    in WoW's case every hunter and their pet cat).

    While traveling through the zone, collect and trade the pages for the

    Blogs
    Mon, Jul 09, 2007
    Ethec
  • Confronting an MMO sacred cow...

    In this blog entry from WoW writer Messiah, he looks at the idea that you must have the "holy trinity" for a good group (Protection Warrior, Mage and Holy Priest) and that all Pick Up Groups (PUGs) suck. Are both these statements true?

    Blogs
    Mon, Jul 09, 2007
    Ethec
  • Know your release dates well, or your Internet friends will laugh at you...

    Get in the know with the The Ten Ton Wiki, which received new updates today. A new page for the mech-fighting game "War World" was added. Several new terms have found a home on our MMORPG Terms Glossary page and the Release Dates page received a small update.

    See it all at the Ten Ton Hammer Wiki!

    Blogs
    Mon, Jul 09, 2007
    Ethec
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