Monthly Archives: July 2012

How I paid for my vacation

I knew buying Zynga was a brilliant move! At some point, one of these ‘expert analysts’ is going to mention that, perhaps, in order to make money in the gaming sector, you might want to try making a good game, … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Rant, RMT | 6 Comments

Vacation time

I’m off on no-Internet vacation until August 6th, so this blog will be quiet until then. When I get back I’ll be sure to talk a little about SW:TOR shutting down (that’s still scheduled for next week, right?), as well … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Inquisition Clan, Site update, SW:TOR | 4 Comments

EVE: Flying in the Alliance Tournament

Jester has a bunch of excellent Alliance Tourney posts up, but I like this one the most (so far). It’s a great look behind the scenes of one of the more unique experiences you can have in the MMO genre. … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, EVE Online, PvP | 2 Comments

I ruined SW:TOR I guess

How is it that this is the first time I’m seeing SW:TOR being referred to as “Tortanic”? That’s brilliant and I wish I had thought of it. Also I guess I’ll take the blame for SW:TOR here, as back in … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, SW:TOR | 40 Comments

Mainstream dilution, core gamer evolution

I’m glad people enjoyed the article I linked to yesterday, and I wish I had seen it earlier as I really believe it does an excellent job breaking down how certain companies approach creating ‘games’ and also who is actually … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, Random, Rant, RMT | 16 Comments

Best thing written about gaming (ever?)

This is required reading. If you don’t read this start to finish right meow you will be forced to turn in your “gamer” card. My thoughts on all of it are coming ‘soon’. H/T to Shiolle for the link.

Posted in MMO design, Random, RMT | 28 Comments

It’s not contagious, is it?

Grade-A trolling folks. Just next level blogging at its finest. If we could get more of this kind of content and less D&D, Tobold might be worth reading again. After reading Tobold, go re-read EA Louse. It was great the … Continue reading

Posted in Rant, RMT, SW:TOR, Ultima Online, Warhammer Online | 14 Comments