Category Archives: World of Warcraft

LoL – Improved, not changed

Playing League of Legends again after over a year off has been interesting so far, and very entertaining. At it’s core, it’s still LoL, and I do enjoy that core immensely. This isn’t like going back to World of Warcraft … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, World of Warcraft | 2 Comments

The influencer and the eSport star

I’d love to say influencers don’t matter. I’d love to point and laugh at the Kardashians and call them talentless wastes of space, or joke about how vapid and soulless ‘instagram models’ are. Or to ridicule a game company for … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, Mass Media, PUBG, Rant, World of Warcraft | 5 Comments

Blizzard confirms that Blizzard stinks now

It took longer than I expected, but Blizzard has announced that Heroes of the Storm’s days are numbered. I’m sure all three current players are very disappointed. The news is significant for one major reason; this is the first time … Continue reading

Posted in DoTA, EQ2, League of Legends, Mass Media, MMO design, Rant, SOE being SOE, World of Warcraft | 16 Comments

2019 Predictions

Looking back at my 2018 prediction post, two things jump out. One, pretty accurate. And two, pretty sad. CrowFall, Camelot Unchained, and Star Citizen. Those are the three titles mentioned. None of them launched. None of them had a major … Continue reading

Posted in beta, Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Inquisition Clan, Life is Feudal, Site update, World of Warcraft | 9 Comments

Friday Conspiracy Theory – WoW Classic edition

First, the fact that WoW Classic won’t be out until Summer 2019 is a joke, even by Blizzard ‘soon’ slow ass development standards, but we aren’t here to talk about that. What we are going to talk about is the … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, Rant, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

Game difficulty forces you to learn the details

Az has a post up about his recent adventures in Hollow Knight and Dead Cells, two Metroidvania-style games (a style a very much do not enjoy). That post and the one before it sounded, to me, like he was playing … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, MMO design, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

EVE might save the MMO genre

Continuing the conversation started yesterday about the MMO genre, and how I don’t believe its time has passed or that the genre ‘doesn’t work’ anymore, let’s talk about EVE. But first, what do you see when you look at EQ1 … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, EVE Online, MMO design, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments