Monthly Archives: October 2018

Fallout76 – Nope

This Reddit thread about the PC version of the beta is… not good. No ultra-wide monitor support is brutal. Voice chat not being push-to-talk is insane, and voice chat turning back on every time you load up is likely going … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Rant | 4 Comments

CoC – Early War League thoughts

We aren’t quite done with the first League War in Clash of Clans, but I already have thoughts to share, so here goes. Overall I like the feature, and some warts aside, I think it makes CoC a better game. … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Inquisition Clan | 9 Comments

Game difficulty forces you to learn the details

Az has a post up about his recent adventures in Hollow Knight and Dead Cells, two Metroidvania-style games (a style a very much do not enjoy). That post and the one before it sounded, to me, like he was playing … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, MMO design, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

Clash of Clans – Clan War Leagues are here!

Big update today in the world of Clash of Clans with the addition of Clan War Leagues. If you have stepped away from CoC for a while, perhaps now is the time to reconsider and rejoin, we have some room … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Inquisition Clan

Inject directly into my veins!

Nov 29nd. That’s the release date for the Battle Brothers DLC/expansion, costing $10. First, that price point is too low. $15 would have been my minimum, and considering the feature list, I wouldn’t have been taken aback at $20. The … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Random | 4 Comments

State of Decay 2 Co-Op issues

As previously mentioned, I caved and purchased State of Decay 2 through the Windows Store. Since the announcement of the game I was waiting for it to come to Steam, because buying a PC game via any method outside of … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 10 Comments

Avengers 4 would be better if it was a musical

“This sequel is too much like the original” statements drive me absolutely mad when I see them in reviews. It just doesn’t make sense, on so many levels. First, we are talking about a sequel to a game, right? The … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Steam Stuff, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

That same old feeling

Getting crushed at work right now so blogging is taking a backseat. Who knew taking a major leap forward in your career and being near the top of a major company would be time-consuming… I’ve been playing a bit of … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 4 Comments

EVE: Tales from a war-dec facing CEO

Interesting post over at TAGN about the latest CSM minutes out of EVE, particularly the part about war decs. As someone who has experience in this area as a former CEO of a high-sec corp, I have some thoughts. First … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, EVE Online, Inquisition Clan, MMO design, PvP | 7 Comments

Dear devs: Get gud

Polygon has an article up about the challenges of indie game devs, focusing around the fact that there are so many games being made and released on Steam that it’s hard to stand out. It reminded me of my post … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, League of Legends, Mass Media, PUBG, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 9 Comments