Monthly Archives: August 2015

GW2: The new F2P champion has arived

I feel like I should post about GW2 going F2P, only I can’t call it a ‘downgrade to the minor leagues’ because the game wasn’t a sub MMO to begin with. Side-grade I guess? Which, thinking more about it, is … Continue reading

Posted in Guild Wars, League of Legends, MMO design, RMT | 7 Comments

Fantasy Football – Need one more team!

Our Fantasy Football league (NFL, not the kickball and pretend your injured activity) needs one more team. Post a comment here with your email (email can be in your profile, not in the comment Guess WP changed that, leave email … Continue reading

Posted in Random | 8 Comments

CoC – Activity tracker link

Here is the link to our activity tracker that Delpez put together. Bookmark it! I’ll be using this to remove inactives to free up spots for others, and to keep the clan as active as possible for wars. Also, our … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans | 6 Comments

ARK is free this weekend, come see why its awesome

As the title states, ARK is free to play this weekend via Steam. It’s a very fun game to play with a solid group, so if you have been on the fence, or are worried about buying an Early Access … Continue reading

Posted in ARK | 7 Comments

ARK – A micro-MMO

My obsession with ARK continues, and it has now bled into the MMO-thinking part of my brain. To be very clear, ARK isn’t an MMO, but in a lot of ways it certainly plays like one. The big thing is … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, EVE Online, MMO design, World of Warcraft | 1 Comment

It’s in the books, FFXIV is the largest sub MMO out today

The troll job from SquareEnix using ‘registered accounts’ for subs continues, this time to announce that the game has crossed the 5m sub mark. As WoW has likely continued to bleed subs since the 5.4m announcement, I think its rather … Continue reading

Posted in Final Fantasy XIV, World of Warcraft | 29 Comments

Trion being Trion: Trove edition

Trion’s statement: One million monthly users. Scott’s clarification: It’s anyone who has ever created a free account since launch. Trion launched July 9th. So Trion it hurts.

Posted in Rant, Trion being Trion | 4 Comments

ARK: Base building trial and error, and the patching frenzy

Still playing a lot of ARK, and still really enjoying it. My latest ‘main focus’ is on building a base, which is great fun but also a source of some frustration as things don’t always work out as I had … Continue reading

Posted in ARK | 6 Comments

CoC: Time for a little clan tune-up!

(Text by Delpez, and I agree with all thoughts/suggestions other than to attack down 1-2, I think if we generally improve we should still be able to hit our matching number, plus it causes less confusion overall) As you guys … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans | 15 Comments

Hitting rocks to build success

For me the simplest measure of how much you liked a game is how long you played it. I think there is certainly value in a great 10 hour experience, but IMO no matter how great that 10 hours was, … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, MMO design, World of Warcraft | 9 Comments