Monthly Archives: March 2014

ESO: Day one was a great day

The Elder Scrolls Online 5 day headstart began yesterday, with the servers actually going up an hour ahead of the scheduled start time (I’m sure someone out there raged about that as being ‘unfair’, because some people suck like that). … Continue reading

Posted in The Elder Scrolls Online | 8 Comments

ESO: Game is live, Inquisition has been created

Quick note, ESO is now live (headstart period), and our guild has been created. Inquisition for the Aldmeri Dominion faction. I’m Syncaine in-game. Feel free to reach out.

Posted in The Elder Scrolls Online | 6 Comments

DF:UW – This is why we play

Our alliance is currently in a war with another major alliance, and the result has been great PvP for a number of days now. Last night we had another battle, and it might have been the best one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, PvP | 5 Comments

DF:UW – This is how you should play in the sandbox

The shitstorm that is the Bonus Room controversy continues to rage, and as of now CCP hasn’t made a move. How all of that plays out will be very interesting to watch, but I want to put that aside for … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, EVE Online, MMO design | 17 Comments

Too much tolerance

Jester has two great posts up today, although about two very different subjects. The first, and the one I’ll be brief about, is about an example of someone scamming a player in EVE. Typical EVE stuff right? Not exactly, due … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Mass Media, Rant | 65 Comments

F’n WordPress…

Need a little help here. Prior to a few days ago, I would always write out my blogs in Word, then use the “copy from Word” button to paste in the text, add some links, and hit publish. Recently that … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Rant | 6 Comments

My 15

Via TAGN, my top 15 influential games. 1: Ultima Online This is an MMO blog, and UO was the first major MMO as we know them today. It’s also had the Ultima IP, which was huge for me. And as … Continue reading

Posted in Bungie Studios, Console Gaming, EVE Online, League of Legends, Random, Ultima Online, World of Warcraft | 14 Comments

DF:UW – Sinspire Cathedral

Last night our alliance took a trip into the newest dungeon added to DF:UW, Sinspire Cathedral. I’d never been, but had heard good things, so I jumped at the chance to join in. In total we had a full group … Continue reading

Posted in Darkfall Online | 11 Comments

Reviews vs Facts

A while ago I had a conversation with someone about reviews. My basic point was that they don’t matter all that much, and that we sometimes think they do because the media that produces and relies on reviews tries to … Continue reading

Posted in Darkfall Online, Mass Media, Random, The Elder Scrolls Online, WildStar | 20 Comments

ESO, DF:UW – Sometimes we go looking for something we already have

This past weekend ESO had another beta weekend, but I wasn’t able to play much as I had issues with the account my highest-level character is on. I did create an Imperial on my purchased account, but beyond that and … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, MMO design, PvP, The Elder Scrolls Online | 8 Comments