Category Archives: Rant

WoW Classic: Lets keep it hard

The hype train continues to chug along towards the release of WoW Classic. I’m excited. I created my characters to reserve names, and while doing so, some of that original WoW magic came back, even just in character creation. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Rant, World of Warcraft | 18 Comments

Fig investment in Pillars of Eternity 2 comes to a close

On August 2nd I got an email informing me that my Fig investment into Pillars of Eternity 2 is completed, and the end return is 52% (IE, for every $1000 invested, people only got back $520, so every share lost … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Site update | 5 Comments

Fallout 76 is dead

Fallout76 was free last week, so I took it for a spin. It was exactly what I thought it would be (I played for all of about 30 minutes, so this is a really in-depth review!) The big problem, one … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Rant, Review | 14 Comments

Epic Game Store exclusives walkback

Back in December I predicted that one of the differentiator points Epic was trying to have with its store, the 2 week long return policy, would end up being changed. It then got changed in Jan, to be exactly the … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 2 Comments

Season Passes are the new hotness, and I’m OK with that

I’ve always been a fan of the subscription model vs cash shops in games. Back in the day this conversation was limited to MMOs, but today basically everything uses some hybrid model, either starting with F2P or a box+shop/dlc. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, League of Legends, PUBG, Rant, RMT | 9 Comments

Epic Game Store exclusives I actually care about

In addition to more favorable rates for developers, a big differentiator from Steam for the Epic Games Store is exclusives. Exclusives overall annoy me because I don’t want more Steam-clones to browse, just like I don’t want more Netflix clones … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 9 Comments

A game about watching paint dry would sell more copies

I’m going to add another log to the fire that is “Polygon has an article about an indie dev talking about how hard it is to be an indie dev”. I wrote a post about this back in Oct of … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 10 Comments