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I just woke up to find that I may have messed up the blog’s email subscriptions. Apologies if you’ve been receiving more than the usual number of email notifications, or, in fact, none at all! You should be able to safely subscribe again without fear of using up your entire inbox allowance… Please, though it is only a meager gesture of apology, accept this random photo of me with an erection, dressed up as Indiana Jones, staring down at some…

The MMOG (Massively Multiplayer Online Games) market is an interesting one. Unlike most other forms of media, MMOGs are a service rather than a consumable product. A normal game has a very predictable life-cycle: development, launch, patching, possible expansions and finally product retirement. Most software follows the same pattern. You buy a game, or piece of software, you expect to get some use out of it, and ultimately expect to buy the next latest-and-greatest version of it in a few…