Category Archives: beta

Devilish details

Yesterday’s post got some interesting replies, not the least of which is this post over at KTR. It got me wondering if I just over-focus on some things, or if other MMO players don’t see them or don’t care about … Continue reading

Posted in Asheron's Call, beta, Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, MMO design | 38 Comments

DF:UW – The brilliance of the prowess system

The appeal of a “use and improve” system to character progression is easy to understand, in part because it mimics real life. Want to get better at something? Do it (practice). Unfortunately sometimes being ‘realistic’ does not work in the … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Combat Systems, crafting, Darkfall Online, MMO design, PvP | 48 Comments

Boxed in

I bet you are wondering why I’m blogging less huh? Yea, I figured you were. Darkfall NDA is mostly to blame. MMO genre being a pile of crap is another factor. I mean, not only is there not a title … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Civilization Series, Darkfall Online, EVE Online, Guild Wars, MMO design, Rant, SW:TOR, The Witcher | 19 Comments

Still here

Fear not, I’m still here. The DF NDA is killing me, lot of items to blog about, both good and bad. Steam sale is going on, but so far nothing amazing has come up.

Posted in beta, Darkfall Online

Darkfall: Unholy Wars – Voicing the Manifested Vision in White Shades

Darkfall is under NDA right now, so while I’m writing about it, I can’t post details until the NDA is down. Whenever that happens (current date I have is Dec 27th) expect either a long post, or a bunch all in … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Darkfall Online, Guild Wars, Inquisition Clan, MMO design, PvP, SW:TOR, Vanguard, Warhammer Online | 5 Comments

Darkfall Hobbit

Waiting for the Darkfall beta to start is like watching The Hobbit; way too long, way too much focus put on the stupid filler you forget the moment it’s over, and everyone already knows the ending so just get to … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Darkfall Online | 5 Comments

Darkfall: Unholy War pre-order is here

Pre-order Darkfall: Unholy Wars here. Sadly no referral program yet. Not sure how I’m going to fuel up the Ferrari without one, so hopefully AV gets on that ‘soon’. The bank account that DF1 funded is running dangerously close to … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Darkfall Online | 7 Comments