Monthly Archives: October 2008

Help coming for low population servers in Warhammer Online

Picked up this little gem on Warhammer Alliance. For instance, the WAR effort in Europe has only begun. Some retailers have already sold out, but these boxes will be replaced by additional waves, supported by a marketing campaign of epic … Continue reading

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When to borrow, and when to ignore.

While yesterdays post was done more for humor than anything else, the reaction has brought up an important point I would like to talk about here today. The overall idea that ‘borrowing’ ideas from other MMOs can only be a … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, PvP, RvR, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 17 Comments

Blizzard’s new focus for WoW, just as soon as Mythic finishes it.

Blizzard, being the inventive genius shop that they are, have some rather revolutionary ideas in the works. Hold on to your hats, this could change EVERYTHING! I’ve gone ahead and edited a recent Bliz post, as they must have been … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, PvP, RvR, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 68 Comments

My thoughts on the Disciple of Khaine.

Having now played my Disciple of Khaine to rank 16, I think it’s a good time to do a little class write-up and let everyone know how the class plays, what it does well, and what are the current weaknesses. … Continue reading

Posted in Warhammer Online | 9 Comments

Sometimes waiting does not pay, and the coming war in Warhammer.

The more jaded section of MMO veterans have an unspoken “3 month” rule for any new MMO, in that they wait until the early bugs are squashed before they buy and start playing. The first few months of any new … Continue reading

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Warhammer Online patch 1.01 quick thoughts.

New patch out today for WAR, and it has an impressive list of fixes. Not bad for one week, eh? • Players no longer need to scroll down through the EULA when logging into the game. The window now defaults … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, Patch Notes, Warhammer Online | 4 Comments

The MMO space, and the oddballs that occupy it.

Sorry for the lack of updates, but I guess when you just play an MMO and enjoy it, you don’t have a lot of blog-worthy stuff. Maybe I should pick up AoC…. Watching the blog space take in WAR has … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, Warhammer Online | 7 Comments