Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mists of Pandaria is a great name

On Friday I mentioned that it will be interesting to see how Blizzard and CCP differ in the next year when it comes to their flagship titles, but over the weekend, playing some EVE while thinking about Blizzard (I did … Continue reading

Posted in Diablo 3, EVE Online, MMO design, Patch Notes, PvP, Rant, SW:TOR, Ultima Online, World of Warcraft | 31 Comments

Just saving this for later

It is only by ignoring the looks of WoW and concentrating on a very minor part of the game that people can keep up the illusion that World of Warcraft ever was meant to be a “serious” game. – Tobold

Posted in World of Warcraft | 18 Comments

EVE: The panda made me do it

Back online. Anyone in a solid Corp (PvP/PvE mix) with a spot for one more? Pilot name: SynCaine

Posted in EVE Online | 20 Comments

It’s a race to the bottom!

Oh Blizzard. Free D3 to save WoW?(read: inflate sub numbers temporarily) Pandas? Pet fighting? A new race + new class + cap increase all in one expansion? It’s like WoW is in panic mode or something… On a slightly more … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 20 Comments

My genre can beat up your genre

I’m melting!!! Wait no, that’s a pretty level graph isn’t it? So if the sky is falling, and I’m stable, does that mean I’m crushing it as hard as you suspected? I guess it does right? Epeen measuring aside (did … Continue reading

Posted in Darkfall Online, EVE Online, League of Legends, Lord of the Rings Online, Mass Media, MMO design, PvP, Rant, Rift, RMT, SW:TOR, Ultima Online, World of Warcraft | 12 Comments

I want sand in every genre

I prefer a TBS game (Final Fantasy Tactics-like games) that lets me build my party from scratch over one that gives me pre-made party members. This post is not about any one specific game, just some random thoughts. Creating the … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Random | 5 Comments

Dungeon Defenders: Flawed fun

I played Dungeon Defenders last night, having purchased it as a 4-pack with my regular gaming buddies, for about five hours (casually, yo). I think the fact that we played it for five hours straight says a lot right there, … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Console Gaming, Random | 5 Comments