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  • Ach, look out, Hans! It's the Lhurgoyf!

    The death penalty is a highly debated mechanic in MMOs. Love it or hate it this mechanic can be one of the most interesting in many MMOs. In this week's editorial Martuk examines the death penalties of past and current MMOs and reflects on their influence on current ones such as Lord of the Rings Online.

    Features
    Tue, Aug 14, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Experts slaved for hours, chained to monkeys, to bring you this information.

    With the announcement of the second World of Warcraft expansion at
    BlizzCon in August, players have been clamoring for more information
    about Northrend. While some details were made available at BlizzCon,
    much was not. We obtained pieces of information though by looking
    back at Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne and at various pieces of Warcraft
    lore.

    Borean Tundra - This will be one of the two possible starting zones in

    Features, Previews
    Tue, Aug 14, 2007
    Aelryn
  • About.com? Seriously? Because that's where all the gamers hang out.

    While there isn't much new information to whet your swelling Tabula Rasa appetite, About.com has the latest preview of Garriot's pet project.

    Features, Previews
    Mon, Aug 13, 2007
    Aelryn
  • Got It...Got It...Got It...Need It...Got It...
    Features, Interviews
    Mon, Aug 13, 2007
    Shayalyn
  • Opinions are Like...Noses. Everyone's Got One!
     
    Gabriel "DarkFact" Zamudio has some opinions on the recently announced World of Warcraft expansion, Wrath of the Lich King. In this update, DarkFact analyzes the expansion's announced features, giving his point of view regarding Raids, PvP, and the newly announced Death Knight class.
     
    Features
    Sat, Aug 11, 2007
    Shayalyn
  • More Monster Play Goodness.

    Turbine certainly has an interest in pleasing its players, especially when it comes to the Monster Play portion of its game. In their next upgrade, labeled Book 10: City of Kings, Turbine has thoroughly enhanced the Monster Play portion of the game and looks to bring more functionality to the battles in the Ettenmoors.

    Features, Previews
    Fri, Aug 10, 2007
    Cody Bye
  • Which class do I choose? I'll just clone myself!

    Don't know what class you want to be in Tabula Rasa? Warcry has posted a nice little chart with descriptions that describes each of the classes. It's even got a picture for each class, so you can have an idea of what you'll look like.

    Features, Previews
    Fri, Aug 10, 2007
    Cody Bye
  • Se Habla MMO?

    Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa may break barriers. While you may be thinking of barriers and standards in standard MMOGs - gameplay, combat functionality, and economy - Garrett Fuller believes Tabula Rasa will break the language barrier, and in doing so may open up a new sort of gameplay that has never been experienced previously. As the first of Garrett's weekly "The Cutting Edge" articles, our industry relations specialist has picked Tabula Rasa's Logos as his first topic in this new column series.
    Features
    Fri, Aug 10, 2007
    Shayalyn
  • Chuck....CHUCK NORRIS!?!?

    Perhaps the most memorable event at BlizzCON 2007, the Sound-Alike, Dance, and Costume contests brought hundreds of Blizzard fans together to see who could perform the most convincing representation of the characters, audio snippets, and dance animations found in Blizzard games. Emceed by the sharp-witted host of NBC's "Last Comic Standing", Jay Mohr, the pageantry even featured a visit by the real life persona of Leeroy Jenkins, Ben Schulz, and... Chuck Norris?

    Features
    Thu, Aug 09, 2007
    Cody Bye
  • Exploring the "blank slate."

    Everyone and their brother (or mother) is waiting to see how the general public responds to Tabula Rasa, Richard Garriott's latest venture into the MMOG marketplace. The folks at Eurogamers were thinking the same thing when they interviewed Garriott recently, questioning his statements about other MMOGs and how Tabula Rasa is going to fit into that group.

    Features, Interviews
    Thu, Aug 09, 2007
    Cody Bye
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