Category Archives: RMT

I paid to skip the fun parts of this game and now I’m mad the game isn’t fun!

A few gameplay observations for Mighty Party, and then some commentary on the business model. For gameplay, our guild is finishing up our first Turf War, which is the guild-based PvP event. Basically how this works is there is a … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Inquisition Clan, Mighty Party, Rant, RMT | 3 Comments

CR: Trophy Road is a good addition to the game

A big update has hit Clash Royale, bringing a new card (earthquake), balance changes, and some upcoming game modes. The biggest addition IMO is the introduction of “Trophy Road”, which adds rewards as you move up in trophy ranks. The … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, Inquisition Clan, RMT

CoC:Pay to get it now

Small item for today, but I thought it was kind of brilliant. In Clash of Clans, the last updated added seasons, where for $5 you get additional rewards for completing tasks (if you don’t pay you still get some rewards … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, RMT

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

Fallout76 going F2P is a ROUGH look

This post assumes this rumor is true, because that’s a lot more fun than waiting for boring stuff like ‘the facts’. Assuming truth, this is a bad, bad look for Bethesda and the Fallout franchise. Consider that Bethesda has been … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, RMT | 2 Comments

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

We are in a golden age of dev support

The last post was about unreasonable fan expectations for ongoing support in videogames. Today let’s talk about some games that continue to get such support, even though the likely financial benefits are minimal. First though let’s set the table here; … Continue reading

Posted in Random, RMT | 2 Comments