Category Archives: Vanguard

SOE: All of the great MMOs are F2P, like…?

Dave “Doctor Creepy” Georgeson, fresh of his “MMOs should live on forever, so we are shutting down four SOE MMOs!” declaration, is back trying to cram more foot into his mouth, this time trying to defend the minor league MMO … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, EQNext, FreeRealms, Mass Media, Rant, RMT, Vanguard | 31 Comments

So McQuaid it hurts

I have a feeling SOE shutting down a bunch of “F2P ALL TEH WAY!” titles is going to lead to a lot of blogging gold, especially things like this nugget: Brad MqcQuaid, who made the now dead Vanguard and is … Continue reading

Posted in Perma-death, Rant, Vanguard | 7 Comments

SOE: Still a one-hit wonder

Shocking. SOE continuing to show that if you get one MMO right (EQ1), you can basically screw up everything for the next decade and still be ok. But don’t worry SWG fans, SOE is working on a title just for … Continue reading

Posted in FreeRealms, RMT, Vanguard | 9 Comments

Darkfall: Unholy Wars – Voicing the Manifested Vision in White Shades

Darkfall is under NDA right now, so while I’m writing about it, I can’t post details until the NDA is down. Whenever that happens (current date I have is Dec 27th) expect either a long post, or a bunch all in … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Darkfall Online, Guild Wars, Inquisition Clan, MMO design, PvP, SW:TOR, Vanguard, Warhammer Online | 5 Comments

The long list of mass market MMOs that everyone is playing

So if you did not pick up on the fact that yesterday’s post was a long-winded setup to tell you that EVE is the best MMO ever, you are either new here or not paying attention. Also if you are … Continue reading

Posted in Age of Conan, Aion, DDO, EQ2, EVE Online, Fallen Earth, FreeRealms, Global Agenda, Guild Wars, Lord of the Rings Online, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Rant, Rift, SW:TOR, Vanguard, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 62 Comments

Breaking down failure is fail

It’s funny how we (myself firmly included in this) react when an MMO fails. We always ask why, and break down what went wrong based on that specific title, focusing on key bullet points (haha, good one self). APB is … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, Random, Ultima Online, Vanguard, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

Is Vanguard a good choice?

My fiance would like to get back into the MMO gaming scene with me, and I’m wondering if Vanguard would be a good choice for a duo to tackle? Games we have already played include WoW, LotRO, EQ2, WAR, DDO … Continue reading

Posted in Darkfall Online, DDO, EQ2, Fallen Earth, Lord of the Rings Online, Site update, Vanguard, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 64 Comments