A common perception that many people have is that older things are not as good as newer ones. This is true for anything from cars to mmorpg games. In the world of online gaming, it's expected that a normal mmo will go through the standard life cycle of launching, critical or popular success, and then a slow slide into oblivion. Every year brings out the usual dirges of that this will be the year that a particular game will finally wither and die. Yet the reality is that some mmo games get better as they age, almost like a fine wine. MMO-Play takes a look at how some mmos improve over time.