Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Elder Scrolls Legends review

I’m a fan of trade card games (Magic the Gathering). I’ve been a fan since I was a child. It’s one reason why I stuck with Hearthstone for as long as I did, despite that game being an online dice-roll … Continue reading

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 review

Note: This review is based off completing the first major area/chapter of the game, Fort Joy. I’ll update if the later areas are dramatically different. Divinity: Original Sin 2 (D:OS2) is, IMO, the game the first one should have been. … Continue reading

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Community service post

Too many good games to play right now. I’m deep into my XCOM 2 game, I just picked up Divinity Original Sin 2, I’ve been messing around with ARK a little, I’m getting into Elder Scrolls Legends, and of course … Continue reading

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PUBG: Chicken with a side of fog

The fog effect in PUBG is really fantastic, and changes so much in terms of how you play the game. Sniping is greatly reduced, close quarters combat is far more common, and mid-range combat is full of new unknowns. Areas … Continue reading

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PUBG is to 2017 what WoW was to 2004

The parallels between the current explosive growth and influence of PUBG and WoW back in 2004 are many, though there are also some very interesting differences. Neither game was the first in its genre. WoW wasn’t the first MMO, and … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, EQ2, EVE Online, Inquisition Clan, League of Legends, Lord of the Rings Online, Mass Media, MMO design, PvP, Rift, SOE being SOE, SW:TOR, Tobold being Wrong, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 2 Comments

XCOM 2: Value and enjoyment in failure

Soldiers are dying in my XCOM 2 game. A lot of them. Missions are being failed, the Avatar project is dangerously close to finishing, and the Chosen are getting stronger and more aggressive. I think I’m losing, the situation is … Continue reading

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PUBG: Weapon feel and knowledge

Adventures in PUBG continue. If you’d like to join in, ping me on Steam. One of the more surprising aspects of the game is how different each gun feels, along with my personal feelings not always aligning with the stats … Continue reading

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