Follow four simple tips for naming your Aion character, and hopefully you'll turn out better than these unfortunate souls.
A View From the Road is John Funk's biweekly visit to the virtual worlds and MMOGs that surround us.
Yeah, MMOGs are a lot more casual-friendly these days. So what?
If Champions Online is an MMOG, then maybe so is Team Fortress 2.
In today's economy, there's no better "bang for your buck" than an MMOG.
If you want to beat WoW, you have to be Facebook.
Your WoW identity may not be the same as your real life identity, but at BlizzCon, it doesn't quite matter.
If cutscenes are obsolete, then why are they so well-received in modern MMOGs?
A two-faction MMOG creates passionate rivalries in and out of the game, but is that always the best way to go?
More MMOGs should embrace microtransactions, if only as a Convenience Tax.