Category Archives: MMO Discussion

Rants, raves, and other thoughts about games in the MMO genre

Evidence Based Gaming

As some of you may be aware, I’ve returned to school to get an MBA. This particular MBA program comes with a heavy workload. I haven’t had time to play or blog in months. Not being one to quietly acquiesce, … Continue reading

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You Got Your Social Network in my Game

I’ve said it before, and you can’t stop me from blathering about it again: I’m shamefully hooked on Facebook-style “light RPGs.” But I have one gripe. I don’t like being hard-blocked by my network size. I’m a big advocate of … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheating

I recently finished the Master Scholar Quest in LotRO for an alt. This was the last quest gating completion of Scholar crafting up until Supreme Master Scholar. I had carefully wound my way from Esteldin across Nan Amlug towards the … Continue reading

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Darkfall Debuts

So Darkfall is having some troubles launching. I think this was predicted. (Not a hard prediction to make.) This dude has a real need to pick on Adventurine about it. The best theory is that it’s payback for all those … Continue reading

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Twinkie

Great short post on twinking over at Eating Bees: So, every game seems to think that powerleveling is somehow bad and sad and god kills a kitten whenever a twink dings without suffering. Therefore, there’s always some code to prevent … Continue reading

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Not an Addict!

Sometimes, I feel this way.

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Broken MMOs

Folks all over the MMO blogosphere are chewing on a new meme: Are MMOs broken? Or is it just WoW? What do you mean by broken? AAA MMOs are big, expensive ventures launched by Teh Evil Corporations ™ in an … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Old Republic of Awesomeness

Click here for a SW:tOR video This video from the official Star Wars: The Old Republic website has me so excited for the game. I haven’t been looking forward to something like this in entertainment for a really, really long … Continue reading

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