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What is the recommended reading list for a very experienced s/w developer, with no MMORPG experience, who wants to design an MMORPG?

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Design as in game design, or design as in software architecture? – Kylotan Feb 11 '11 at 1:31
As in software architecture – Mawg Jun 8 '15 at 13:03
up vote 10 down vote accepted

Hanging around Terra Nova is also probably not a terrible idea.

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+1 for Designing Virtual Worlds – Valmond Aug 8 '11 at 10:16

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