Monthly Archives: December 2018

Battle Brothers: Inching towards legendary victory

I’m now 200+ days into my current campaign in Battle Brothers, and things are going well overall, though I’ve yet to complete a single legendary site. I have resolved two end-game crisis events however (orcs and noble war). What I … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Random

The influencer and the eSport star

I’d love to say influencers don’t matter. I’d love to point and laugh at the Kardashians and call them talentless wastes of space, or joke about how vapid and soulless ‘instagram models’ are. Or to ridicule a game company for … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, Mass Media, PUBG, Rant, World of Warcraft | 5 Comments

Blizzard confirms that Blizzard stinks now

It took longer than I expected, but Blizzard has announced that Heroes of the Storm’s days are numbered. I’m sure all three current players are very disappointed. The news is significant for one major reason; this is the first time … Continue reading

Posted in DoTA, EQ2, League of Legends, Mass Media, MMO design, Rant, SOE being SOE, World of Warcraft | 16 Comments

SuperCell sees Bethesda acting stupid, says “Hold my beer”

Hot off the heels of Bethesda trashing their own reputation with idiocy, we have Supercell releasing a straight-up terrible update to Clash Royale, and then doubling down on that with this horrid Reddit post. Short summary of the major point … Continue reading

Posted in Clash Royale, iPhone, Rant, RMT | 7 Comments

2019 Predictions

Looking back at my 2018 prediction post, two things jump out. One, pretty accurate. And two, pretty sad. CrowFall, Camelot Unchained, and Star Citizen. Those are the three titles mentioned. None of them launched. None of them had a major … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Inquisition Clan, Life is Feudal, Site update, World of Warcraft | 9 Comments

Obsidian carrying on the tradition of Friday Blog Wars!

Obsidian, makes of Pillars of Eternity, and long before that, Fallout: New Vegas, have just announced their latest title, The Outer Worlds. It’s… basically Fallout without the name. Which of course is perfect timing, given the dumpster fire that is … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Mass Media | 2 Comments

Two week return policy for games is insanity

I’m on record here as being a big fan of Steam. It makes buying, updating, and playing games easy, and has enough social features to support that side of gaming as well. If anything, I wish they did more on … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Rant, Steam Stuff | 13 Comments