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The quest for meaning

Quests are a commonly-used device in RPGs, MMO or otherwise. They are used to guide the player through the story and world in small, discrete steps. After playing just a few RPGs it is noticeable that there are a limited number of quest types.  Depending on how the lines are drawn, quests can easily be […]

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EVE Online: The Proof of Player Narratives

Question: How many people play EVE Online? Answer: None Here’s some choice quotes about EVE Online: “I never had fun in EVE” “Cunfused the f*** outta me. Too Many Buttons D:” “this game is boring as hell.” …so why does EVE have over 200 000 subscribers? Perhaps the original question should be “How many people experience EVE Online?” I […]

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