Monthly Archives: December 2007

Infinite email loop.

This might only interest me, but it’s my blog, so yea… Log into Outlook today at work, and what do I see? 118,117 new emails in my inbox. Yes, over one hundred thousand emails all of them the same ‘failure … Continue reading

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Delivering the goods.

As 2007 draws to a close, we are left to reflect on what happened in the MMO space, and what lies ahead. Back at the start of the year, it looked like 2007 was going to be a great year … Continue reading

Posted in Pirates of the Burning Sea, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 1 Comment

Fun with (some) numbers.

Wilhelm over at TAGN has a nice post pointing out some recent stats released by X-fire. The Top 10 games, based on average hours played daily over the course of the month (without WoW), were: EVE Online Lord of the … Continue reading

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Holding Pattern.

Dear snow, thanks for that four hour drive yesterday. Nothing like leaving work early, at 2pm, and finally getting home at 6pm. That was awesome… On to a happy topic, gaming, I find myself in somewhat of a standstill. Currently … Continue reading

Posted in Civilization Series, Console Gaming, EQ2, EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, Mythos, NWN2, Pirates of the Burning Sea, SotNW, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

PvP, better than MMO purgatory.

Lum over at Brokentoys has an interesting post up about PvP, and his thoughts on how to do it right. It’s a great read, even if you don’t particularly care for PvP yourself. As with any very debatable topic, I … Continue reading

Posted in Dark Age of Camelot, EVE Online, MMO design, PvP, Ultima Online, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 3 Comments

Mining in EVE > washing dishes.

With a random day off yesterday, I spend the better part of the day mining away in EVE. Mining in EVE is one of those love/hate things in an MMO. I love getting minerals to produce things with, in order … Continue reading

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Sifting through the junk.

Try as I might, I just can’t get into Pirates of the Burning Sea. Having taken a break since the close of beta, I logged in this weekend to find my old character wiped, and had to start from scratch. … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, Pirates of the Burning Sea, World of Warcraft | 7 Comments

So sweet…

This story seems to be making the rounds on blogs. That kid has a bright future, what a hero!

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When less is more, a lesson learned.

The upcoming release of Pirates of the Burning Seas has highlighted some interesting discussion points about MMOs and the importance of certain features. As is often the case, it is not until we see both sides that we realize how … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, EVE Online, MMO design, Pirates of the Burning Sea | 5 Comments

Patch.

EVE patched, looks so good…

Posted in EVE Online | 16 Comments