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MikeB · MMORPG.com Community Manager

Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined MMORPG.com as the site's Community Manager. <iframe src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets/follow_button.html?screen_name=emikeb" style="width: 100px; height: 20px;" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" padding="4px" scrolling="no"> </iframe>


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  • A Guide to Stark Tech in Marvel Strike Force - MMORPG.com

    thunderC said:
    Michael you should just send these articles to my inbox cause im convinced we are the only 2 people here who actually play this game.
    LOL. Believe it or not, these do pretty OK!
  • Your Favorite MMO Abilities - MMORPG.com

    Amathe said:
    SWG - Knock down (for Tera Kasi artist) - magnificently OP and for once I was on the right
    Oh god, I remember that. Weren't TKMs able to chain knockdown?
  • Mike’s Top Picks of Gamescom 2018 - Michael Bitton - MMORPG.com

    Aeander said:

    So, Devil May Cry 5 isn't on your list but a graphics card is? 

    I have no interest in Devil May Cry, so, yeah. Also, this is more than just a graphics card. NVIDIA driving the adoption of hardware accelerated ray tracing helps to make real time ray tracing a reality in games, which is something all gamers should be excited for.
  • Guild Wars 2 - Bill Murphy - ArenaNet and the Wisdom of Not Doing Anything - MMORPG.com

    celtwulf said:
    SBFord said:
    thunderC said:

      I also find it ironic that you warn & ban people  for speaking politics when you clearly start threads and publish articles that are based on just that ! Just off the top of my head here is a few of your more recent
    I'm going to take umbrage at this comment: Neither Bill nor I are the forum moderators, nor do we hand out bans or warnings. That comes from an independent group of volunteers under the direction of MikeB. Trust me when I tell you that they are much more impartial than I would be in their shoes. 

    If you got a warning, rather than posting snarkily about it here, take it up with @MikeB who is in charge of this whole shootin' match on the forums.
    I don't think they were asking about how to get "unbanned" or anything of that nature. What the statement is saying is why warn someone about their personal politics when you are clearly displaying your own? Why warn someone to stay away from discussing politics at all when the article YOU present is centered around politics? Now I know you may get snippy with me & I'm not trying to be rude but these are legitimate questions & statements
    Just want to clarify for future reference: editorial and community are not the same dept. Bill runs editorial and I run community. If we publish an editorial (or news piece) that is political in nature, we tend to lock the comments. I don't decide what goes up in terms of news/articles, my team and I just decide the fate of the comment threads attached to them.

    That said, I don't necessarily view the subject matter of this piece as inherently political, but the potential for it to become a political discussion wasn't lost on me. However, since the discussion was for the most part pretty reasonable, I decided to see if that would hold.
  • Best Community?

    FFXIV for games still running. Pre-hologrind SWG and City of Heroes for dead games.