Monthly Archives: March 2010

Buying gold makes you a bad person, sorry

Buying gold is today’s topic thanks to this post by Suzina over that Kill Ten Rats. Admitting you bough gold is never going to earn you friends in an MMO, but it seems some people are downplaying the significance of … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, Rant, RMT, World of Warcraft | 58 Comments

Tales from DarkFall: Dropping the soap

Fan, meet my buddy shit, I believe you two just smushed. That’s what happened last night at around 2am EST. An in-game raping of Allods CS proportions, one that leaves you all cold on the inside, asking ‘why me’ while … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, Housing, PvP, Rant | 29 Comments

In-game vs Forum perception

It’s no secret that the forums of any MMO are not exactly the best place to go if you want to judge the health or status of the game itself, but recently things have just gotten head-shake sad with ForumFall. … Continue reading

Posted in Darkfall Online, Random | 33 Comments

Tales from DarkFall: Darkmoore and the missing door

I mentioned in my previous “Tales from DarkFall” post (that’s going to be the prefix title going forward) that while Inquisition is getting stronger as a whole, we are not yet up to city-raider level. This is mostly true, and … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, Housing, Inquisition Clan, PvP | 9 Comments

Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and DarkFall is an A-

Some Monday quick notes to wrap up the day. First, MMORPG writer Frank Inktomi has a review of DarkFall up, and robs the game with an A- score. Damn haters just keep hating! I kid I kid; it’s a solid … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, Inquisition Clan, Mass Media, PvP, Random | 20 Comments

DarkFall: Saying hello to our new neighbors

While this weekend saw a few major sieges in DarkFall, including the use of a Man-o-War (the biggest ship in the game) against a coastal city, my weekend PvP was on a much smaller scale. Due to two new clans … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, Inquisition Clan, PvP | 8 Comments

We didn’t want those millions anyway

I’ve been reading a fair bit about this whole Infinity Ward vs Activision thing today, mostly from Lum, Jake Simpson, and David Taylor, and the whole thing really is a royal mess. Like others have said, I don’t see how … Continue reading

Posted in Console Gaming, Mass Media, Random | 6 Comments