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The Soapbox: Old content should stay relevant

The archetypal themepark MMO model, as popularised by World of Warcraft, is a race to the level cap in order to unlock the best content on offer. New content is tacked onto the endgame regularly, accompanied by improved gear and perhaps a higher level cap. It's a system that's designed to keep peop...

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The Daily Grind: Should old content be made easier or relevant?

There's probably no one in the world who really wants go back through the Cataclysm raids in World of Warcraft. It's something you do because you like the looks of items and want to walk around looking pretty, not because you just can't get enough of that content. Since this content generally can't...

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The Daily Grind: What do you do when you're out of content for a game?

I've subscribed to Star Wars: The Old Republic since launch, but right at this moment I'm running a little low on things to do. I've got almost every class story completed; my high-level characters have explored all the content I care about. There are still a few more things here and there, but the...

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The Daily Grind: How do you feel about recycling content?

When World of Warcraft announced that it was bringing back two older dungeons as new content, people cried foul for many reasons. Some were upset that Blizzard seemed to be trying to steal the thunder of RIFT's launch, but others were unhappy that the "new" content was the same as pre-existing co...

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A Mild-Mannered Reporter: Community timing

Welcome to this week's installment of A Mild-Mannered Reporter, where we will not be talking about Going Rogue. Well, OK, that's a lie -- but we're not going to be doing our big analysis and in-depth look at the entire expansion. As of the time I'm writing these words, I've not actually even played...

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The Daily Grind: Do you run old raid content?

One of the things that we heard about people doing over the recent holiday weekend was tackling legacy content. Why? Well, what we heard was mostly about how with people traveling, lots of raid schedules were changed. This meant "whoever can show up" groupings seemed to occur, with many of them he...

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