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Galaxy of Heroes and MMO Game Design

This week’s morning maintenance gave me time to investigate Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, a mobile game that lets you assemble squads of your favorite Star Wars characters for turn-based combat.

Well, maybe not your favorite characters, unless you spend a lot of time and money. But characters! That have appeared in at least one star war!

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It’s also an Electronic Arts property, so those characters include an HK droid, a Jedi Consular, and a Jedi Guardian (the latter terms have of course been used in other Star Wars properties, but largely defined by The Old Republic).

This is not a full review, but more thoughts on the direction of massively multiplayer gaming sparked by the game…

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