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The Nexus Telegraph: Let's hear it for the tweet-quest

There are many parts of WildStar that are treading familiar ground in unusual ways, and quests are no exception to that. We know that the game will have quests, but those quests are compressed into 140-character, Twitter-style soundbites. They're quick nuggets of information sending you to a...

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WildStar Wednesday examines redundancies in quest text

Can you really produce a meaningful set of quests while keeping each snippet of text down to 140 characters? The team developing WildStar certainly thinks so. In a previous installment of the regular WildStar Wednesday feature, fans were introduced to the concept, but this week's developer diary...

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WildStar unveils questing with a Twitter budget

Nobody likes reading quest text. Having to sift through five paragraphs of text just to figure out what you're doing isn't anyone's idea of a good time. The latest entry in the WildStar Wednesday series of developer blogs is all about how the team has tried to do away with mind-numbing and...

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Global Chat: November 27-December 3

Welcome to this week's Global Chat! We love hearing what you have to say at Massively, and we love it even more when we can share the best comments with all of our readers. Massively staffers will be contributing some of their favorite comments every week, so keep an eye out every Sunday for more...

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Guild Wars 2 Lead Designer reveals new information about questing and content

Today brings us more Guild Wars 2 news, this time from Lead Content Designer Colin Johanson who has a few things to say about content and traditional quest systems. In Guild Wars, we're all familiar with the quest system and the giant green exclamation point. In such an immersive and beautiful...

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The Daily Grind: Do you read the quest text?

Serious question time. You guys ready? We hope you are, because we're about to do this. Do you read the quest text? We're not kidding. That's today's morning question. No better way to start your day than by having your favorite MMO news site ask you if you read the quest text. Now don't lie...

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The Daily Grind: The importance of lore

Having a good back-story is very important for some. For other people, being forced to read scrolling quest text, or listen to an NPC go on and on about who was where in what battle is boring and a waste of time. The very presence and seeming popularity of leveling guides seems to indicate that...

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