Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sunless Sea is free this weekend

Sunless Sea is free on Steam this weekend. Highly recommend you give it a shot. Its a rather small download and getting into the game to see what it’s about is quick (short initial learning curve). Full thoughts about it … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Steam Stuff | 7 Comments

Good try, good effort Smed

Since the upset loss by the Patriots, I’ve been a bit down of late and needed some good news to cheer me up. And wouldn’t you know it, right on time Smed delivers. It continues to amaze me that an … Continue reading

Posted in Kickstarter, SOE being SOE, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The MMO genre really has been terrible for a long time

TAGN has a post about the PC Gamer 50 most important PC games, which includes five MMOs (UO, EQ, EVE, WoW, Second Life). As noted in his post, all those MMOs came out prior to 2004, which basically tells you … Continue reading

Posted in Guild Wars, MMO design, Rant, Uncategorized, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 9 Comments

Warhammer Online killed the MMO genre

Sensationalized blog title for all of the clicks! Except not really, because WAR really did kill the MMO genre, at least in terms of being a mainstream genre similar in popularity to say RPGs, Sports titles, or FPS. Now don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Age of Conan, Aion, Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, Dark Age of Camelot, Darkfall Online, Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, Rift, Star Citizen, SW:TOR, Uncategorized, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

Sadface blogs

The annual “start fight, get humiliated, ragequit but not really” post is out from Tobold, at a new record of just 17 days into 2016 this year. His thin skin is getting thinner with old age I guess. It’s pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Blogroll, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Clash of Clans vs Boom Beach

Now that I’m fairly close to the ‘end-game’ of both Clash of Clans and Boom Beach, it’s interesting to see the differences in the two games, and how the game and business models works for them. CoC is very much … Continue reading

Posted in Boom Beach, Clash of Clans, Inquisition Clan, iPhone, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Back to Mount and Blade

The more things change… I’m still grinding out the story in The Witcher 3, but holy cow is it tough sledding, and at this point 95% of the entertainment is seeing how far down the derp trail this game goes.Example:  … Continue reading

Posted in Mount and Blade: Warband, The Witcher | 9 Comments