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MMO’s are things that can be done solo, which is fine and well and wonderful…but at the same time, there are things that are just better together. I have tried to just get by on writing headcanon for my character in Final Fantasy XIV, but that’s more an exercise in writing than it is engaging with others. MMO’s are best when you find like-minded folks to be with.
But in a gaming age where groups are assembled through a finder algorithm, is there really a point to it anymore? Are MMO’s losing their social side? Not really. You just have to do a bit of legwork. Which isn’t really work at all.