Category Archives: ARK

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

High cost, low cost; a good game sells, a bad one struggles

Raph Koster has a post about video game costs, which in large part is a continuation of the discussion from TAGN blog about the topic. In terms of game devs, I like Raph (I obviously don’t know him personally), but … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, Blogroll, Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, League of Legends, MMO design, PUBG, Rant, RMT, Steam Stuff | 23 Comments

Rigging, lockboxes, and all the innocent children!

The topic of lockboxes and matchmaking rigging is making its way around the blog world of late, so lets pile on another post to the fire. I’ll use Az’s post about it as a starting point, because I think it … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, Camelot Unchained, Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, Crowfall, League of Legends, MMO design, PUBG, PvP, Rant, RMT, Star Citizen, SW:TOR, World of Warcraft | 19 Comments

The problem with eternal Early Access

PC Gamer recently had a good article about Survival games (ARK, Rust, etc) almost never making it out of Steam’s Early Access, whether or not that was the correct use of the system, and if overall that’s a problem. The … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, MMO design, Rant, Steam Stuff | 11 Comments

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

ARK, FO4, TW:W, EVE, and CoC updates

Gaming update time. Basically I’m kinda hovering in most games as I wait for the 1080 GTX to arrive, which will hopefully be this week. I started playing ARK again with the old crew I played with almost a year … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, Clash of Clans, EVE Online, Fallout 3, Goons, Random, Site update | 3 Comments

ARK: Primitive+ time?

Quick friday note: ARK has released a new official mod called Primitive+, which limits the game to stone and below tiers, and also introduces new lower level tiers of building. It looks pretty interesting overall, and ARK has changed so … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, Uncategorized | 3 Comments