Monthly Archives: June 2012

Help a noob out

TAGN has a fine overview of the latest expansion for LoTRO, and specifically the money Turbine is asking for it. $70 seems outrageous for an expansion, especially when you consider that certain MMOs give them out for ‘free’, but that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, RMT | 11 Comments

This post is about one MMO

Why is still calling its MOBA titles MMOs? Especially now that MOBA titles are a bigger genre than MMOs. Someone pass them the memo already. SW:TOR getting a limited free trial is somewhat of a non-factor (although does this … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rift, SW:TOR | 16 Comments

Out of the kiddy pool

This weekend I made the decision to have INQ-E join a wormhole alliance and move into their C5. It was not an easy decision, but one that I ultimately think will benefit us in many ways. First some back story, … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, crafting, EVE Online, Inquisition Clan, MMO design, PvP | 27 Comments

Back back back back back… GONE

Let’s keep one thing in mind as we read this: a startup game studio failed to release a WoW-clone themepark MMO after spending 6+ years and north of $100m on it. Said startup also bought another studio that had a … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random, Rant | 26 Comments

Son of a…

Didn’t want those weekends anyway…

Posted in Civilization Series | 1 Comment