Monthly Archives: January 2015

Avernum: Escape from the Pit review

I pointed out more than a week ago that Avernum: Escape from the Pit was on sale, and that it was worth picking up. Based on the exact science that is my Steam Activity page, many of you did. Good … Continue reading

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CoC: Changwon LG Pre-War Statistics

(Stats and writeup by Delpez) The minimum number of stars for TH9&10 bases are still based on player experience. In this war our opponents don’t have that many powerful high level bases, so we should have enough attacks to get … Continue reading

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FFXIV: You know what helps server queues?

A free weekend! Granted, the queue is generally under a minute, and that’s during primetime, but come on Square, isn’t being the second-biggest real (sub) MMO out enough? Do we really need all those WoW-babies coming back as they grow … Continue reading

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CoC: War stats vs MMA Gaming 1/25/15

(Stats and writeup by Delpez) Supreme Cream! vs. MMA Gaming Supreme Cream Enemy Average TH Level 7.98 8.16 Average Player Level 72.07 75.18 Score 111 111 Total Attacks Used 80 85 Total 3 Star Attacks 29 27 Total 3 Star … Continue reading

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BB: Task Force increased to 25, get in here!

Quick Boom Beach Task Force (guild) update; I’ve raised the limit up to 25 people as we hit the 10 man cap quickly. Join up! Task Force name is Hardcore Casual, tag is #GQULQR2. Most of us are new to … Continue reading

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ESO: We are teaching console players what now?

Quick note, because I’ve seen a few blogs state that ESO is dropping the required sub price in part because console players ‘don’t get how that works’. Quick, name the most successful console MMO to date (notably not a really … Continue reading

Posted in Final Fantasy XIV, RMT, The Elder Scrolls Online | 15 Comments

CoC: MMA Clash pre-war statistics and analysis

(Stats and writeup by Delpez) I’ve been working on a model to determine the likely number of stars one can achieve with dragon attacks, based on the defensive strength of the war base. More data is required, but in its … Continue reading

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LotRO: You’ll never see Mordor

Let’s talk about LotRO! Actually let’s not talk about the content of LotRO, because why make everyone suffer, but instead let’s talk about how things have gone for the game overall, and specifically under F2P. Spoiler alert: LotRO is a … Continue reading

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ESO: Is it finally multiplayer Skyrim?

So ESO is going B2P (pending what the cash shop contains, but I doubt they are going to sell you hotbars or guns out of planes), which is of some interest to me. While I wasn’t in love with ESO … Continue reading

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Credit to Massively for this one

Granted, the good stuff is quotes rather than the writing/opinion of Massively, but still, this article about how Das Tal will be better than ArcheAge made me smile. That said, setting the bar at “better than AA” is like setting … Continue reading

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