I have been playing a bit of Guild Wars 2 of late. The game isn’t great but it is also not the worst game I have played, and the lack of a subscription fee makes it perfect for a situation where I can’t afford one. Playing an MMO inevitably makes me start thinking about the…Continue readingMistakes in Virtual Ecologies
SimCity has long been one of those games that defined who I was as a gamer very early in life. It was not the first game I played, that title belongs to either Pong or Pitfall depending on timing of it. It is however one of the first games that totally engrossed me. That I…Continue readingSimCity Review
Last Friday, Turbine put up a small patch which was supposed to increases server stability, but it also put the Hero quest back in the game. And now many players are back to the races.Continue readingHero Up and the Race is On
It’s been a difficult week in Asheron’s Call 2. And not just issues with AC2’s beta, though that hasn’t been helping. I’ve been having character troubles, allegiance troubles, and general burn out. When I only get to play for a week all day, I tend to do it! First off, early in the week I…Continue readingTroubled Times in AC2
Asheron’s Call 2 is in beta. It seems this is hard for many in the game to actually stop and remember. Maybe it’s the fact that the game actually launched 10 years ago and was already in live for 3 years. But do stop and consider, 7 years is a long time for a game…Continue readingExpectations of a Game in Beta
Over the last few days, I’ve been trying to think of something decent to write about in my usual beginning of weekend blog entry. I had a couple of ideas, but then Thursday, Turbine decided to blow up the MMO world and announce that they are returning AC2 back into action. Wha-What? This makes Asheron’s…Continue readingAsheron’s Call 2 is Back?