Monthly Archives: August 2016

EVE: Now with a not-exactly F2P option

The line between a F2P option and an extended/unlimited trial continues to get blurred, this time by EVE Online. In some respects, this new option gives people access to all of the game (high sec, low sec, null, and WH) … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, RMT, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Over two years playing Clash of Clans!

I have now been playing and blogging about Clash of Clans for over two years (first post using the CoC tag is dated June 11th, 2014), and I just now hit Town Hall 10 on my main account. The funny/sad/good … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Inquisition Clan

More on Mordheim

My Mordheim review can be found here. This post is a bit of an update, as I keep playing the game and I’m liking it more and more. One of the things Mordheim does great is mix in randomization in … Continue reading

Posted in Random

My top 10 Steam titles in terms of /played

I like to look at my Steam ‘most played’ list, in large part because it combines the enjoyment of numbers and the strange addiction of lists. It’s not a complete view of my gaming history, given that my Steam account … Continue reading

Posted in Civilization Series, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, League of Legends, Mount and Blade: Warband, Random, Steam Stuff, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

‘Female Protagonist” – More harm than good

The all-female lead Ghostbusters movie bombed recently. I didn’t see it, mostly because I don’t care for that franchise and because previews looked terrible, but also in part because ‘all female’ or ‘female lead’ marketing puts me off. And not … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 36 Comments

Fallout 4 – Far Harbor thoughts

With the Nuka World DLC coming August 30th (and based on the trailer, looking amazing!) I need to finish up the Far Harbor DLC sooner rather than later. I’ve done the main quest line, and some of the side content, … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3

Gaming at 3440 x 1440

My 1080 GTX finally arrived, and after figuring out how to go from two 6-pin power cables to two 8-pin power cables (turns out my 6-pins had tucked-away 2-pin additions, so it was actually very simple once I found those … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, EVE Online, League of Legends, Random, Review | 2 Comments