Monthly Archives: March 2012

All cyber-bullies should die

Is it just me or is Massively home to the softest people on the Internet? Case in point: Goon being a goon, Massively white knights come out in full force. I think my favorite is the “There we have another … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Mass Media, MMO design, PvP, Rant | 117 Comments

EVE: INQ-E Incursion night

Last night INQ-E ran our first Incursion night, and it went very well. We had ten pilots, including two logi, and knocked out eight or nine Vanguard sites (all MCOs) in around two hours. Only once, ironically on our very … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Inquisition Clan | 9 Comments

EVE: Fanfest, Dust bombing

Watched some of the EVE Fanfest stream. CCP showed off Dust orbital bombardment from within EVE, which was a bit unexpected. I’m still trying to figure out how the pacing is all going to work out. I mean by the … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Console Gaming, EVE Online, Inquisition Clan, Mass Media | 3 Comments

GW2: PLEX hypothetical

As I was browsing fittings yesterday, I looked up what the new officer Invulnerability shield mods were going for in contracts. 16 billion and 17 billion, according to the only two listed. Now maybe neither will sell, and both listings … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Guild Wars, RMT | 6 Comments

GW2: Microtransactions, fantasy PLEX

Full post here. Key line: it’s never OK for players who spend money to have an unfair advantage over players who spend time. This is good, and hopefully ArenaNet sticks to this. Unlike most devs, I currently have no reason … Continue reading

Posted in beta, EVE Online, Guild Wars, MMO design, RMT | 15 Comments

Blizzard already quit SW:TOR, still thinks WoW sucks

“Of course people are trying Star Wars — our development team are trying Star Wars! I’m one of the few people who’s still playing it actually, but yeah we’ve seen a dip in subs. It certainly has to at least … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, SW:TOR, World of Warcraft | 16 Comments

Ravenmark, Heroes 6, Skyrim updates

I picked up Ravenmark on my iPhone. Great production value for a TBS title (iPhone or otherwise), and the combat system has some interesting twists. It’s also fairly challenging so far (a few battles after the prologue), and the storyline … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, Random | 4 Comments