Distant Worlds: Nineteen Expansions and Still Going Strong

Distant Worlds: Nineteen Expansions and Still Going Strong

Matt is surprised to discover EverQuest is about to enjoy its nineteenth expansion, plus all the latest news and views from around the rest of the MMO sector.

Distant Worlds: Questing vs. Exploration

Distant Worlds: Questing vs. Exploration

Hey everybody, and welcome to this week’s installment of Distant Worlds, GrE’s ongoing column about the digital online worlds we spend our time in. This week I’m going to be talking about MMOs in general, with a focus on the difference between questing and exploration. So as...

Distant Worlds: Guild Wars 2: It’s A Bit Good

Distant Worlds: Guild Wars 2: It’s A Bit Good

Hey everyone and welcome to this special installment of Distant Worlds. Today we’re going to focus on the launch of Guild Wars 2. I pre-ordered the game a good while ago, so I was able to start playing Saturday night at midnight EST. My wife and I were able to make our characters, and I played for a...

Distant Worlds: In Which I Play as a Group of Small, Furry Monsters

Distant Worlds: In Which I Play as a Group of Small, Furry Monsters

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that I’m a bit of an MMO fanatic. I mean, I’m not writing this column by accident. So, while doing research for last week’s column, I came across a game called Allods Online. I dismissed it initially as just another fantasy MMO, but two things...

To Boldly Go Where… Many Have Gone Before

To Boldly Go Where… Many Have Gone Before

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first installment of Distant Worlds, GamesAreEvil’s regular MMO column. Now, up front, following with GrE’s “alternative gaming” ethos, there are a few games I won’t be covering here. First off, obviously is World of Warcraft. I’m also...