Song of the Month: Metric, Live It Out

It’s my birthday.

To mark the occasion, I wanted to pick a song that just makes me happy, without thinking about it too much. So that pretty much made me go straight to Live It Out, off the album of the same name.

Picking a favourite Metric song is like picking a favourite child, but Live It Out is one of the top contenders. Metric might have other songs that affect me more powerfully emotionally, but for sheer fun, it can’t be beat.

This is just such a good song.

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New Articles: The Case for Player-Created Content and More

Time for the latest round-up of my new articles published at MMO Bro.

Alas, poor Landmark...First, I make the case for more player-created content in MMOs, inspired by a fit of Landmark nostalgia. I really do miss that game, and I think not capitalizing on the creativity of players is leaving a huge amount of potential untapped.

Next, I’ve got a pair of listicles on the most influential innovations in MMO design over the years, and in-game thrills that just never get old.