MMORPGs are really the genre of my heart. While I do love RPGs and strategy games, I always want to return to MMOs and hope to find something to sink years into and find new friends to chat with. It is a genre I feel so strongly about that for over 15 years I have…Continue readingMMO State of Mind
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
More recently, I’ve decided to take some time to sit down and go through them, I do think these annuals in general are very good at helping you learn how to map and develop your own styles, if nothing else.Continue readingCartographer’s Annual 2008
I was playing a little bit of Ultima Online over the past few weeks. I downloaded and started playing on a free shard that tried to stick to the olden days of UO, meaning they had a lot of PvP. Continue readingMeaningful PvP?
I’ve been the latest victim of the Minecraft bug of late. I must admit this game is pretty amazing in its simplicity. It’s so very basic yet very addictive. I could totally see modern gamers passing it up because of the graphics or the playstyle, as I almost did myself. But the reality is that it is worth a tryContinue reading10 Things We Can Learn From Minecraft
A few weeks ago, I had a design idea. It was an idea that was so good that I really wanted to try to script a really base version of it to test it out. Originally, I had begun work on doing this in Neverwinter Nights. After all, the game was made from the ground…Continue readingRe-Creating UO