Monthly Archives: September 2010

Civilization V is out!

A full (non-EG) review should be up either Thursday or Friday. Until then I’ll be in the command center for the next 48hrs+. Chuck-o-the-day: Chuck has already beaten Civ V on Deity.

Posted in Civilization Series, Site update | 11 Comments

Battle over the crown to the fail kingdom!

Colossal wall of fail text crits you for over 9000. Man where to start. First and foremost, one would think someone would try to distance themselves from a pile of utter fail instead of trying to take credit for every … Continue reading

Posted in beta, MMO design, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 9 Comments

Welcome to ELO hell

I’m going to preface this post with a little back history about Boink/Paragus and his approach to League of Legends for anyone not fortunate enough to experience it personally. You see if everything played out like Boink predicts, we would … Continue reading

Posted in Inquisition Clan, League of Legends, PvP, Rant | 16 Comments

Darkfall: The expansion, ever closer

Tasos posted an update regarding the recent connection issues, the upcoming expansion, and beyond. From the tone of the update it sounds like things are finally picking back up and the final touches are being put on the long-delayed expansion, … Continue reading

Posted in Civilization Series, Darkfall Online, League of Legends, Site update | 3 Comments

Well this is awkward

In order to pre-load Civilization V, Direct2Drive sends you to Steam. Ouch. (But the D2D deal is still, IMO, better, since you get the first DLC pack included, which is better than the map you get from Steam)

Posted in Civilization Series | 8 Comments

A new low for toasters

In this thread about upcoming changes to League of Legends, which includes a graphics upgrade, some people are worried that they will no longer be able to run the game. One person posted that they currently run the game at … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, Rant | 4 Comments

Pre-loading Civilization V now

Mmmm, so close I can almost taste the turn-based goodness. Chuck-o-the-day: There has never been a hurricane Chuck because that would just be redundant.

Posted in Civilization Series | 3 Comments