This is actually a reposted entry from my old site (from 2013-03-25) - but it's always going to be appropriate so I need a new link to send to people.
'So, I was thinking of making an MMORPG... it's my first project....'
Hold up. Let me stop you, right there. This is a bad idea. Very, very, very bad. Why? Because if you do this, it will be your last game as well...
Here's why this is a bad, bad, soul destroying idea. IF you: