Category Archives: beta

Battle Brothers leaves EA, Wartile is deep in it, and Grim Dawn review update

Three quick items for today. First, Battle Brothers has officially left Early Access and is now released, so we can add one more example to the list of successful uses of EA. I’ve written a ton about the game, and … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Random, Review, Steam Stuff

I just fixed Early Access

I have a massive love/hate relationship with Early Access, but I think I finally cleared the final mental hurdle with it. Two primary issues bother me with EA. The first is when a game drags in EA, either because of … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Rant, Steam Stuff | 4 Comments

I don’t even know what to call you anymore

Gaming terminology and descriptions have always been a little off. Remember when everything had “RPG elements”? Or when everything was an MMO? Or now when even MMOs aren’t called MMOs by publishers? I feel like right now, Early Access, alpha, … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Fallout 3, Patch Notes, Random

Pathfinder Online: It’s 2003 EVE!

Raise your hand if you knew Pathfinder Online was already playable? Yea, me neither. But it is, and my friend Rynnik hooked me up with a buddy key to take a look. To use his words, Pathfinder right now is … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Darkfall Online, Pathfinder Online | 2 Comments

Pathfinder Online: Everything but the game is looking awesome!

I was recently talking to a friend about Pathfinder Online, with the gist of the conversation being that I love everything about the game on paper, from the design docs to what the devs have said, but actually seeing it … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Combat Systems, crafting, EVE Online, MMO design, Pathfinder Online | 12 Comments

ESO, DF:UW – Sometimes we go looking for something we already have

This past weekend ESO had another beta weekend, but I wasn’t able to play much as I had issues with the account my highest-level character is on. I did create an Imperial on my purchased account, but beyond that and … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, MMO design, PvP, The Elder Scrolls Online | 8 Comments

ESO Beta: The picture is starting to clear up

Developing opinions about ESO continue to… develop! Overall I’m coming out of this weekend more positive about the game than I was going into it, and going in I had already pre-purchased the Rich White Man edition. The good; my … Continue reading

Posted in beta, The Elder Scrolls Online | 15 Comments