Category Archives: RMT

Dungeon Boss: A good and honest way to waste some time

I appreciate honesty in game design. If you are creating a casual ‘time waster’ game that doesn’t do much else, I appreciate when the devs are honest about that. Same goes for ‘hardcore’ games, with Darksouls being one of the … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, RMT | 7 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

New Blizzard investor call ‘highlights’

Items that jumped out at me from the Activision Blizzard investor call: “Destiny now has over 20 million registered players, with an average of about 100 hours of game play each” First, the statement that the average gameplay length from … Continue reading

Posted in Diablo 3, Final Fantasy XIV, Random, RMT, World of Warcraft | 21 Comments

Finally MMO genre is free of Smed, at least for now

Back from vacation, and this reentry Monday is ROUGH. After every vacation I question whether actually going on vacation is ‘worth it’, because coming back to 500+ emails to dig through isn’t a lot of fun, especially then all 500+ … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, EQNext, Random, Rant, RMT, SOE being SOE | 12 Comments

SW:TOR – Good enough to be a sub MMO again?

Two observations about the ‘big’ SW:TOR expansion announcement (based only on reading Rohan mostly, since lulz actually playing SW:TOR): Bit early to call SW:TOR trying to save itself here as it going the FFXIV route. FFXIV isn’t special in so … Continue reading

Posted in RMT, SW:TOR | 20 Comments

HS: Speaking of why F2P is the minor leagues…

$10 for a skin to a throwaway afterthought game huh? Haha, silly Blizzard, you aren’t Riot and you don’t have anything remotely close to LoL with HS, get this sad money grab out of here. But then again, when you … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, RMT | 12 Comments

2015 midyear check-in: Still not a single great F2P MMO

Wildstar announcing it is moving to the minor leagues of the MMO world (F2P) is… something? Personally I have zero investment/interest in Wildstar, as I never saw the point of creating a ‘hardcore’ raiding MMO and then picking a hyper-cartoon … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, RMT, World of Warcraft | 27 Comments