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The Game Archaeologist plays with MUDs: Your journeys, part 1

What a long, strange trip it's been back through the heyday of multi-user dungeons and the many, many spin-offs and variations thereof. We've looked at the history, talked with Richard Bartle, and promoted a few of the best titles out there -- but we're not done yet! The Game Archaeologist will n...

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Fallen Earth takes part in NaNoWriMo

November, for those of you unfamiliar with the concept, is National Novel Writing Month and host to an annual challenge -- write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. It's a tall order that not everyone can manage, but the Fallen Earth development team contains at least one hopeful. Director of Content D...

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Massively Speaking Episode 101: The state of Fallen Earth with Wes Platt

Massively Speaking Episode 101 returns this week to focus on the Fallen Earth State of the Game announced last Thursday. Director of Content Development Wes Platt joins Shawn and Rubi to answer two dozen questions written by the Fallen Earth community on their forums. Have a comment for the podca...

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Fallen Earth devs answer radioactive questions in Stratics chat

It's always nice when developers let their hair down, shaking out their majestic manes in slow-motion glory while their eyes sparkle with a thousand points of... I'm sorry, where was I? Anyway, part of the powerhouse Fallen Earth team recently sat down with Stratics' House of Commons to answer comm...

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Massively's interview with the new Fallen Earth lead developers

There have been some big changes in the wasteland lately: Fallen Earth has gotten some exciting new content, with even more on the way in the form of Blood Sports. The changes aren't just in game, though. While the departure of Lee Hammock left some sad faces behind, the current Fallen Earth team i...

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Fallen Earth promotes new leads to fill Hammock's shoes

With the recent departure of lead designer Lee Hammock, Icarus Studios' Fallen Earth was left with some big shoes to fill. The company announced yesterday that four veterans of the post-apocalyptic MMORPG have been promoted. Wes Platt steps into the Director of Content Development role, Marie Cr...

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Designing the apocalypse: behind the scenes of Fallen Earth

We know that the development teams at our favorite MMOs work hard at game creation, but we're equally aware of how much they love their jobs. It's a dream job, and while development of a new game can be tough and stressful, more often than not it's lots of fun. Have you ever wondered what goes...

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Wes Platt sheds some light on Fallen Earth

Recently we found out that the team at Fallen Earth LLC have decided to push the game's release date back to the 22nd to allow for a bit more polishing before the final launch. Currently, those who pre-ordered through Direct2Drive or the Fallen Earth website are enjoying a headstart in the strange...

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Fallen Earth Developer Diary: Exploring Hoffa Bunker

Massively is proud to host a brand new five-part developer journal from the Fallen Earth team which will explore various levels in Fallen Earth, their storylines and how they make the player experience richer. This second one takes us through Hoffa Bunker, and was written by Wes Platt, Content Te...

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Fallen Earth dev diary focuses on introducing new players to PvP

Fallen Earth is one of three post-apocalyptic massively muliplayer online games currently in development that are a far cry from the fantasy titles which have proven most popular in the MMO world. IGN scored an exclusive two part developer diary from Fallen Earth writer and content developer Wes Pl...

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