Category Archives: Rant

SuperCell sees Bethesda acting stupid, says “Hold my beer”

Hot off the heels of Bethesda trashing their own reputation with idiocy, we have Supercell releasing a straight-up terrible update to Clash Royale, and then doubling down on that with this horrid Reddit post. Short summary of the major point … Continue reading

Posted in Clash Royale, iPhone, Rant, RMT | 7 Comments

Two week return policy for games is insanity

I’m on record here as being a big fan of Steam. It makes buying, updating, and playing games easy, and has enough social features to support that side of gaming as well. If anything, I wish they did more on … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Rant, Steam Stuff | 13 Comments

How to bury your reputation as a dev, for just $5!

I’m not sure I’ve ever witnessed a well-respected developer fall from grace as fast as Bethesda is falling right now with this entire Fallout76 fiasco. Blizzard’s fall was slower, with welfare epics in WotLK being a minor hint rather than … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Mass Media, Rant | 10 Comments

Fallout 76: Bethesda is going to address the issues

I found this post very encouraging and informative about the F76 beta and what Bethasda is going to do with the game prior to launch. Its a bit long so let me save you some time and give you a … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Rant | 8 Comments

Friday Conspiracy Theory – WoW Classic edition

First, the fact that WoW Classic won’t be out until Summer 2019 is a joke, even by Blizzard ‘soon’ slow ass development standards, but we aren’t here to talk about that. What we are going to talk about is the … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, Rant, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

Fallout76 – Nope

This Reddit thread about the PC version of the beta is… not good. No ultra-wide monitor support is brutal. Voice chat not being push-to-talk is insane, and voice chat turning back on every time you load up is likely going … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Rant | 4 Comments

Game difficulty forces you to learn the details

Az has a post up about his recent adventures in Hollow Knight and Dead Cells, two Metroidvania-style games (a style a very much do not enjoy). That post and the one before it sounded, to me, like he was playing … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, MMO design, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments