updated 2/4/2000, 6/17/2004

A Tale in the Desert A Tale in the Desert A revolutionary massively multiplayer game set in Ancient Egypt.  There is no combat, but it manages to put every other MMORPG to shame in many areas.  Great for learning about ancient processes
The Microsoft Internet Gaming Zone A collection of free and commercial multiplayer games.

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Players who Suit Muds Not exactly light reading, this was one of the first major articles that seriously analyzed the type of players who play online MUDs, and is totally applicable to today's massively-online games.
Sorting out the Upcoming MMORPGs  An brief attempt by me to plot burgeoning RPGs against eachother.