Well this is rather late isn’t it? And remember all those plans I had? Well I tossed them out of the window. New (academic) year, new plans. Lets Play This is my first Lets Play video. And yes I know theres some issues with my microphone, and theres no game sound. I will be working on it. Still, its character creation, so all you miss is the same ever repeating tune. Meta Gamer I am already working on the second issue of Meta Gamer. I want to say it will be out early in October, but I have no idea … Continue reading Lets Plays, Raiding, Magazines and MMO hopping: September
I keep seeing the excitement on Twitter. BlizzCon (California). Gamescom (Germany). PAX (Seattle). People looking to meet up, to see the announcements live, to have fun. Unfortunately with family and work I can’t go to any of those. Alas. Woe … Continue reading Go self hosting … for gaming conventions?
Please note this is not a criticism of free to play as such and I don’t think finances are the only motivator. They are, however, part of a complex system. Under the subscription model, an MMO is financially motivated to … Continue reading Free to play vs subscription and the 99%
Earlier this week, I was watching Unicorn Duck Shadow Puppet (the Wildstar show) on Gamebreaker. In the episode, and in chat, there was discussion about how an MMO should cater for different play styles. A few points from the discussion … Continue reading Group size, challenge and reward, or why do raiders need more powerful gear anyway?
[GW2] Get all Living Story meta achievements. [GW2] Get as many achievements as possible with the July focus being on jumping puzzles. [GW2] Create the first Gift for my legendary and start on Mystic Clovers. [WoW] Get Morrighan’s gear to … Continue reading August plan
So how did I do this month? [GW2] Get all Living Story meta achievements. – Achieved with one exception. I couldn’t bring myself to get the Gnashblade meta. #TeamKiel [GW2] Get as many achievements as possible with the July focus … Continue reading July plan in review
When someone behaves badly in a game, players want to see some punishment. This is true anywhere on line, in fact. We need to clamp down. We need to punish. Let me tell you something interesting. Behavioural psychology identifies three … Continue reading Want some carrot with that stick?