Category Archives: League of Legends

LoL: Does Riot even need/want TV time for the LCS?

Back in Dec of last year, I wrote about watching the championship for LoL. Well it’s that time of year and here I am, once again watching almost every match and loving it. It’s funny to think that LoL and … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends | 4 Comments

GW2: The new F2P champion has arived

I feel like I should post about GW2 going F2P, only I can’t call it a ‘downgrade to the minor leagues’ because the game wasn’t a sub MMO to begin with. Side-grade I guess? Which, thinking more about it, is … Continue reading

Posted in Guild Wars, League of Legends, MMO design, RMT | 7 Comments

Last-hitting in a MOBA is like XP in an RPG; don’t leave home without it

Much like when the MMO genre was king and we broke down ‘core systems’ like daily quests, breaking down a core system like last hitting in a MOBA is today’s topic, and much like with daily quests, people tend to … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, League of Legends | 36 Comments

HotS: Shut up newbie

First, we have one spot open in our CoC clan, “Supreme Cream!”. If you are at least TH7 with lvl 2 dragons and a functioning brain, feel free to apply and just mention the blog. Also the Boom Beach Task … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Combat Systems, League of Legends, Random, Rant | 26 Comments

HotS: A new low for Blizzard

Heroes of the Storm is to League of Legends as Hearthstone is to Magic: The Gathering, and yes, that’s not a good thing. Old Blizzard made games that were easy to get into but hard to master. New Blizzard makes … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, Random, Review | 19 Comments

The not-so-short “what I’m playing” update

First, thanks to most who commented in last weeks little checkup on the MMO genre, good times. I’d say lets hope when we revisit in 2016 we finally have a F2P champion to make things a little more interesting, but … Continue reading

Posted in Boom Beach, Clash of Clans, Final Fantasy XIV, iPhone, League of Legends, Random | 9 Comments

Looking back at 2014, looking forward into 2015

Time to review 2014 and make some 2015 predictions (I don’t get as fancy as some people and do two posts!) Here are the 2014 predictions: EQNL will have everyone loving it the first month of release. Shortly after just … Continue reading

Posted in ArcheAge, Camelot Unchained, Clash of Clans, Darkfall Online, EQ2, EQNext, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Guild Wars, League of Legends, Lord of the Rings Online, Star Citizen, SW:TOR, The Elder Scrolls Online, Trion being Trion, WildStar, World of Warcraft | 43 Comments