Category Archives: RMT

2016 predictions review

So my 2016 prediction post wasn’t much, mostly because I wasn’t all that into the MMO space at the time. I’m more into it right now (thanks EVE!), but lets see how I did with the little I said about … Continue reading

Posted in Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, MMO design, RMT, Site update, World of Warcraft

SW:TOR and HotS win big!

Hotbar salesman wins big award! Congrats to all those working on SW:TOR for proving that just because so many others are a cesspit of terrible decisions, that doesn’t mean you should rest on your laurels and just sell hotbars. Put … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, MMO design, Random, RMT, SW:TOR | 2 Comments

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

Mordheim – The undead are here!

I’ve mentioned Mordheim: City of the Damned here before, and I want to mention it again today because the game just received its latest piece of DLC, the Undead warband. From just two battles, I can say I already love … Continue reading

Posted in RMT | 1 Comment

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

EVE: Now with a not-exactly F2P option

The line between a F2P option and an extended/unlimited trial continues to get blurred, this time by EVE Online. In some respects, this new option gives people access to all of the game (high sec, low sec, null, and WH) … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, RMT, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Vanilla WoW today would have more subs than current WoW

All the recent talk of vanilla WoW is right in my wheelhouse, and not just because its yet another feather in my giant cap of “things SynCaine was right about long before everyone else caught up”, but also because you … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, Final Fantasy XIV, MMO design, RMT, Tobold being Wrong, World of Warcraft | 56 Comments