Category Archives: Tobold being Wrong

PUBG is to 2017 what WoW was to 2004

The parallels between the current explosive growth and influence of PUBG and WoW back in 2004 are many, though there are also some very interesting differences. Neither game was the first in its genre. WoW wasn’t the first MMO, and … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Darkfall Online, EQ2, EVE Online, Inquisition Clan, League of Legends, Lord of the Rings Online, Mass Media, MMO design, PvP, Rift, SOE being SOE, SW:TOR, Tobold being Wrong, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 2 Comments

It’s not the player, it’s the game

Over at Tobold’s blog, across a number of recent posts, the familiar topic of why MMOs in general have declined has come up again, this time framed in the context of whether it’s the players or the game that has … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, Tobold being Wrong, World of Warcraft | 5 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

Dear Tobold: Fuck you and the bridge you live under

Just a quick recap for everyone. I wise man once said: “Also if F4 isn’t game of the year on PC for 2015, there is some serious corrupt voting.” – Really smart, attractive individual. To which an ugly troll replied: … Continue reading

Posted in Blogroll, Fallout 3, Tobold being Wrong, Uncategorized | 14 Comments