Category Archives: Rant

EVE:Still not actually F2P, but feel free to be lazy

Today the unlimited trial accounts hit EVE. Or, if you just like using terms without actually considering meaning behind the words (Hi P2W), EVE is now ‘free to play’. Lets talk about that shall we? A simple question first. Can … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Rant, RMT | 12 Comments

EVE: Gambling banned, shrinking the sandbox

And so gambling in EVE has been banned. Along with that, bans have been handed out to individuals associated with the gambling sites who sold ISK for real money. Right now EVE Reddit (generally an anti-goon place) is rejoicing, as … Continue reading

Posted in Goons, Rant, RMT | 6 Comments

‘Female Protagonist” – More harm than good

The all-female lead Ghostbusters movie bombed recently. I didn’t see it, mostly because I don’t care for that franchise and because previews looked terrible, but also in part because ‘all female’ or ‘female lead’ marketing puts me off. And not … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 36 Comments

EVE: Lets check in on the insane asylum

This is some solid reading about World War Bee. So good in fact, that village idiot and master of the tinfoil hat, Gevlon, is back raging about EVE. Guess his self-imposed ban on posting about that terrible, terrible game EVE … Continue reading

Posted in Blogroll, EVE Online, Rant | 6 Comments

CR: Lets talk about my not-so-super chest

Super Magical Chests (impossibly dumb name) in Clash Royale are handed out randomly whenever you earn a loot chest, with a drop rate of 1/1000. The rest of the chests are on a set rotation. The Super chest isn’t just … Continue reading

Posted in Clash Royale, Rant | 4 Comments

Quick, guess Blizzard’s panic move!?

First, no, I’m not dead. It was close (worst cold/flu of my life), and moving into a newly built house during said death illness didn’t help, but what REALLY did me in was Comcast. Despite calling them early on, telling … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Mass Media, Rant, StarCraft Online, World of Warcraft | 11 Comments

The MMO genre really has been terrible for a long time

TAGN has a post about the PC Gamer 50 most important PC games, which includes five MMOs (UO, EQ, EVE, WoW, Second Life). As noted in his post, all those MMOs came out prior to 2004, which basically tells you … Continue reading

Posted in Guild Wars, MMO design, Rant, Uncategorized, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 9 Comments