The Daily Grind: What’s the best method for delivering MMO quests?

The Daily Grind: What’s the best method for delivering MMO quests?

I have long held that among the many (many) things World of Warcraft codified in the big book of MMORPG “rules” is the quest system, which certainly seemed like a step up at the time, given how messy MMO questing was back in the early days of MMOs. The question marks, the pop-up quest text, the static quest givers, the go here do this routines, even the hubs. But then I remember that all throughout my time playing World of Warcraft, I used mods heavily to “fix” the quest system and deal with its many annoyances.

Where I actually find the most enjoyment doing the equivalent of quests is Guild Wars 2. Turns out I much prefer the organic nature of that game’s content delivery than something more old-school.

What would you say is the best method for delivering MMO quests?

Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s Daily Grind!

Latest posts