Category Archives: beta

Watching Early Access games progress, or not

Following Early Access games, especially smaller indie games, is both fascinating and very frustrating. On the one hand, you get to see a game shape up in almost real-time, as well as see how they are learning and adapting their … Continue reading

Posted in beta, League of Legends, Random, Steam Stuff | 4 Comments

PUBG: If a broken ladder falls in the woods…

Gevlon’s last project in PUBG has come to an end, with a result very similar to his LoL project. He played a huge amount of hours, come up with a pretty terrible plan/strategy, and failed utterly. The main different between … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Blogroll, Random, Rant | 28 Comments

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