Monthly Archives: November 2010

“It seems much easier to make interesting, sandbox PvP content then it is to maintain and create PvE treadmill content”

Every now and then you come across something shocking it’s just too hard to ignore. Today is one of those days. This is a comment from a post Keen made, waiting for WoW to embrace its PvP nature (pro-tip: HKO … Continue reading

Posted in Age of Conan, Aion, Combat Systems, Dark Age of Camelot, Darkfall Online, DDO, EQ2, EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, PvP, Rant, Ultima Online, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 39 Comments

Random thoughts or updates on not-so-random titles

Thanks to Comcast being… well Comcast, online gaming for the last week has been sporadic and rage-inducing. I mean nothing says “I’m having fun now” like lagging in League of Legends, where for some insane reason you can still see … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Blood Bowl, Civilization Series, Darkfall Online, League of Legends, Patch Notes, Random, Site update | 5 Comments

Quality Darkfall read

Not much to add to this, other than it’s nice to hear someone approach Darkfall appropriately, rather than wondering when the first ‘epic’ is going to drop and ragequiting because someone interacted with them in an MMO. Looking forward to … Continue reading

Posted in Darkfall Online, Mass Media | 10 Comments

That’s going to cost you

World of Warcraft Pony reskin: $25 League of Legends legendary skin: ~$12 Azeroth cataclysm zone changes: Free (after the $15 a month cost for a sub) League of Legends game, including online service: Free Supreme Commander 2: $3.50 (Steam Sale) … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, League of Legends, Random, World of Warcraft | 21 Comments

Brolaf, bro

League of Legends gameplay is perhaps only surpassed by Riot’s interaction with their community. One glance at the dev tracker will show you that they troll the forums more than most trolls, reveal more game info than Blizzard at Blizcon… … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, Patch Notes | 5 Comments

The real Cataclysm

Everyone and their uncreative grandmother blogging and gushing over the excitement of $8 levels, partial zone revamps (oh wait, those are free and not technically part of that $40, oops), and two character reskins. Please, please tell me how you … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Patch Notes, Rant, World of Warcraft | 24 Comments

More thoughts on Perpetuum

I spent a solid amount of time playing Perpetuum over the weekend, wrapping up the introductory assignment (quests) line and a few Corp assignments after. I feel that I’m at the point now where I ‘get’ a good portion of … Continue reading

Posted in beta, EVE Online, MMO design, Random | 2 Comments