Monthly Archives: August 2008

Some thoughts on the PQ feedback.

Reading over some forum posts about WAR and in particular reactions to Public Quests, it’s (not?) surprising how many people are just not picking up on how they work. As with any new feature in an MMO, there is bound … Continue reading

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Listen to me ramble!

Adam is back after… well a LONG time away, and has put together another quality podcast. Adam, Luper, and myself talk about a bunch of MMO goodness. Copy/paste incoming. Adam’s back with another show!  In this episode, Adam, Luper from … Continue reading

Posted in Age of Conan, DDO, EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Podcast, Random, Vanguard, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft

This is your MMO Jesus?

Someone should re-make WoW/The Sims, with the Mac OS interface, aimed at 5 year olds looking for ‘fun’ mail delivery grinding. Then it should be called ‘next gen’, because the future of MMOs is to make everything ‘optional’, even if ‘fun’ … Continue reading

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WAR-bits

Now that the major features of WAR have been covered, either here or on other blogs, I figured I would throw out some random bits. This is going to jump around , so let me know if anything needs more … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Warhammer Online | 2 Comments

Yea, what he said.

As is usually the case, Tobold writes down what most of us are trying to say but with a lot less rambling. Damn blog Overlord. I agree completely with his post, and if anyone is still on the fence about WAR, … Continue reading

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PQs and Open groups, best friends forever.

Day two in our ‘post NDA’ world. Lots of bloggers have posted either complete reviews or shared thoughts on certain topics. Overall the response is positive, with a few SOE cool-aid drinkers in the mix (they must be waiting for … Continue reading

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Tome of Knowledge, the feature that could.

With the NDA down (it is down, right?), lets finally start talking WAR details. The one feature that I wrote off as a gimmick when I heard about it was the Tome of Knowledge. To me it sounded like a … Continue reading

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