Category Archives: beta

Pathfinder Online: It’s 2003 EVE!

Raise your hand if you knew Pathfinder Online was already playable? Yea, me neither. But it is, and my friend Rynnik hooked me up with a buddy key to take a look. To use his words, Pathfinder right now is … Continue reading

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Pathfinder Online: Everything but the game is looking awesome!

I was recently talking to a friend about Pathfinder Online, with the gist of the conversation being that I love everything about the game on paper, from the design docs to what the devs have said, but actually seeing it … Continue reading

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ESO, DF:UW – Sometimes we go looking for something we already have

This past weekend ESO had another beta weekend, but I wasn’t able to play much as I had issues with the account my highest-level character is on. I did create an Imperial on my purchased account, but beyond that and … Continue reading

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ESO Beta: The picture is starting to clear up

Developing opinions about ESO continue to… develop! Overall I’m coming out of this weekend more positive about the game than I was going into it, and going in I had already pre-purchased the Rich White Man edition. The good; my … Continue reading

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ESO: Sand in unexpected places

Quick ESO beta weekend update: At one point the three different quests I had were all bugged out (named mob not spawning), which initially made me log out because whaaa I can’t progress. Wanting to play the game more (a … Continue reading

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ESO: Beta impressions

(If this post breaks the ESO NDA… um, sorry?) I got to finally play ESO this weekend, and more than anything it surprised me. I wasn’t blow away and loved it, but I also didn’t hate it. I wish it … Continue reading

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Smartest dummy I know

Jester is a bit of a weird bird (and I say that with upmost respect). On the one hand, he is that rare player that is worth hundreds if not thousands of subscriptions in EVE. He is exactly the type … Continue reading

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