Category Archives: Rant

Poor, dumb, and maybe corrupt

Some high quality posting from Gevlon going on right now related to his favorite tinfoil hat: everything is corrupt! It starting with his theory that the only reason anyone works in the gaming industry is because they are corrupt and … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Goons, League of Legends, MMO design, Random, Rant, RMT, World of Warcraft | 13 Comments

LotRO: Still a dumpster

On a whim I fired up LotRO, which was a mistake. I’m not sure the last time I played LotRO, but it’s been a while, perhaps as far back as the F2P change. My history with LotRO is that initially … Continue reading

Posted in Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, Rant | 6 Comments

In case you needed a reminder why devs and the sane laugh at Gevlon

This is overall a pretty funny post, and gets better in the comments section. Dear devs, how many players do you think you would have in your MMO if you follow this logic: I farmed 8 hours yesterday evening in … Continue reading

Posted in MMO design, Random, Rant | 10 Comments

Short burst gaming

I got 61 hours out of Dying Light, and at a cost of about $25, that was a good purchase in terms of gaming value. I got 9 hours out of Convoy, and at a cost of $3.50, that was … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, EVE Online, MMO design, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 3 Comments

WoW is gankbox, EVE is not

And the gankbox discussion continues. What I find most interesting about all of this is that it reveals just how little most people understand about MMO design, or even what they themselves want in an MMO. Let’s talk about the … Continue reading

Posted in Asheron's Call, Combat Systems, Dark Age of Camelot, Darkfall Online, EVE Online, Mass Media, MMO design, PvP, Rant, Ultima Online, World of Warcraft | 8 Comments

Rocket League is as boring as soccer

Can someone explain to me why Rocket League is fun? I picked the game up via Steam sale, but I can’t figure out where the fun is, so I need some help here. I find soccer cripplingly boring, both to … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 9 Comments

Today I am officially old

No, it’s not my birthday, thanks for asking. This article at Polygon has the top 10 influential gamers list, and I’ve heard of exactly zero of them. The comments on the article echo my feelings; its a generational gap thing, … Continue reading

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