Being a long-time fan of the MMO blog Epic Slant, when Adam “Ferrel” Trzonkowski mentioned he was starting a Kickstarter project for his next book, The Raider’s Companion, my ears perked up. And when he offered review copies it, I couldn’t type the email fast enough. As a long-time MMO vet and raider, I wondered what… Continue reading Book Review – “The Raider’s Companion”
My SWTOR account is on the way out. I decided not to resubscribe, but I have no doubt that I may eventually go back. Give the game a year or so, maybe less, and it may be worth the price of the subscription. Since BioWare didn’t have a very robust comment system upon cancellation, I… Continue reading SWTOR Exit Survey
Lately, my thoughts on gaming (and MMOs in general) have been numerous and scattered. So here they are in a bulleted list! It took BioWare until this week to fix my bugged class quest. After grinding the last 10 levels out sans the Inquisitor story, I don’t feel compelled to go back. Thanks for fixing… Continue reading Misc MMO Thoughts
The MMO subscription model does nothing to engender loyalty from a gamer any more than a shock collar actually teaches your dog to stop peeing on your flowers.
Me: “I don’t think I’m going to be sticking with The Old Republic.” My wife: “Wait, you paid $150 for the stupid collector’s edition and aren’t sticking with it? Are you serious?” The discussion then proceeded into her asking me if the extra stuff was worth it, to which I answered a solid.”Actually, no. It’s… Continue reading How much is SWTOR Worth?