Stop for a moment and examine your favorite modern multiplayer gaming experiences.  What do they all have in common?  Competition, for one, but that’s obvious.  Teamwork is probably on the list, whether it’s as simple as just shooting everybody on the other team or if it involves a complex combination of powers and buffs timed just so through hours of practice together.  Then there’s the social aspect: chances are there was at least a chat window even if your choice of game lacked an intricate economic or political scene.  Character customization’s usually key, as are a wide variety of skills, weapons, and maps. Sounds like the Hunger Games to me. The fact that we don’t yet have an MMO based on Katniss Everdeen’s story tells me whoever’s in charge of the property isn’t just asleep at the wheel, he’s dead in the backseat.  There’s an...

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