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Beyond Bossfights 12 – Lore

I’m joined this month by Joseph Bradford, contributor to Legendarium Media and the Gaming the Industry podcast. We talk about the importance of lore in gaming, what can be considered lore, and some of the specifics of how lore is handled in Lord of the Rings Online.

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Beyond Bossfights 11 – Gaming, Social, and Social Gaming

I’m joined this month by Lonrem, the community manager for Anook.com. Lonrem and I discuss how social has influenced gaming over the last several years, the advantages and disadvantages of social, and some of his experiences as both a guild leader and CM.

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Beyond Bossfights 10 – Becoming a Game Developer

I’m joined this month by Joey Wiggs, who works for the startup game development company Flying Helmet Games. Joey and I talk about what it takes to break into the gaming industry and how Flying Helmet Games is hoping to grab our attention with their concept of merging table-top and video gaming.

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Beyond Bossfights 9 – When a Gaming Community Dies

This month, I’m joined by Andrew (DJPimpDaddy) to talk about his experiences with community building. Andrew shares with us the rise and fall of two successful gaming communities that he has been involved in.

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Beyond Bossfights 8 – Gamers and Health

This month, I’m joined by Cari from the MMO Reporter Network and Sig from Crucible Gaming to talk about the health risks associated with the hobby of gaming, and some things we as gamers can do to counteract the physical effects of it.

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Beyond Bossfights 7 – Barriers to Playing MMO’s

This month, I’m joined by Layanor from the MMO Reporter Network to discuss the barriers to Playing MMO’s and some of the things the industry is doing to combat these obstacles.

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