Posts by Josh Thomas

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    Saving a Genre [Part 3] Superhero MMOs

    Check out Part 1 and Part 2 before diving into the Superhero MMO Genre! A Message to the Players: Motivational Philosophy What’s the Situation? If you are familiar with the other parts of this segment, you already have a working knowledge of the histories, faults, and undeniable atrophy of the Super Hero MMO (SHMMO) genre…

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    Saving a Genre [Part 2] Superhero MMOs

    Check Out Part 1! A Message to the Developers: A History Lesson and Some Common Sense What’s the Situation? Superhero Massive Multiplayer Online (SHMMO) games are flipping on the Bat Signal.  Far from  Batman’s area of expertise, this rescue operation would take guts, heart, a fan base, imagination, and a team of developers. The danger?…

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    Saving a Genre [Part 1] Superhero MMOs

    A Message to the Publishers: Two Simple Cures What’s the Situation? Superhero Massive Multiplayer Online (SHMMOS) games are few and far between as of 2019—kept afloat in a near cult-like status by only the most dedicated fans of the genre. City of Heroes (CoH), the first real breakout on the scene and widely regarded as…