Category Archives: The Elder Scrolls Online

Beep beep beep

Just because you SOE yourself initially, doesn’t mean you have to stick with that mistake forever (unless you’re Trion, then you just take being SOE to 11). So um… grats to ESO for undoing one stupid F2P step, and already … Continue reading

Posted in RMT, SOE being SOE, The Elder Scrolls Online | 1 Comment

ESO: Well that was quick

The former SOE “F2P ALL THE WAY” train has rolled into the Zenimax station, and all ESO players ‘benefit’. #prayforESO #ESOlivesmatter

Posted in RMT, SOE being SOE, The Elder Scrolls Online | 16 Comments

FFXIV: Playing different roles on one character is brilliant

Quick note to start with: Playing the relaunch of The Elder Scrolls Online just reinforced how much better FFXIV is at being a thempark MMO. I might still try to get back into ESO at some point, but after spending … Continue reading

Posted in Final Fantasy XIV, The Elder Scrolls Online, World of Warcraft | 22 Comments

ESO: We are teaching console players what now?

Quick note, because I’ve seen a few blogs state that ESO is dropping the required sub price in part because console players ‘don’t get how that works’. Quick, name the most successful console MMO to date (notably not a really … Continue reading

Posted in Final Fantasy XIV, RMT, The Elder Scrolls Online | 15 Comments

ESO: Is it finally multiplayer Skyrim?

So ESO is going B2P (pending what the cash shop contains, but I doubt they are going to sell you hotbars or guns out of planes), which is of some interest to me. While I wasn’t in love with ESO … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, The Elder Scrolls Online | 12 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

Final Fantasy XIV: Initial impressions

My wife and I recently started playing Final Fantasy XIV, in part because it’s been a long while since we played an MMO together, and also because her chain-playing LoL ranked games isn’t healthy for anyone. Currently we are level … Continue reading

Posted in Final Fantasy XIV, Guild Wars, MMO design, The Elder Scrolls Online, Warhammer Online | 29 Comments