In reply to my previous post, pskinner mentioned Trove, which apparently could be a crafter’s paradise. I saw that this morning, just before checking my mail… In which I found this: And then I remember why I quit ArcheAge before… Read moreSynchronicity
I’m increasingly grateful that I bought Angmar/Moria/Mirkwood before LOTRO’s F2P model went live. For one thing, it’s now almost impossible to find a copy of Moria outside major metropolitan areas (and Albuquerque apparently doesn’t count) or eBay – aside, of… Read moreLOTRO – "F2P" business must be good
These last few days, things keep getting in the way of my playtime. Here’s my usual attempt at playing: — Turn on computer (or close whatever prog I was working with)
One month, three games — that’s probably some sort of record for me. When June ended I was playing Fallen Earth, and then from one day to the next I went back to EVE and shortly thereafter started Guild Wars…. Read moreThe month in games – July 2010
This is where a bunch of you can say “I told you so!” I don’t think I’m an MMO-snob, but for some reason I’ve never played a free to play MMO for any length of time. It’s not that I… Read morePlaying with the hoi polloi
Almost a year ago I was wondering whether people would pay less for a game if it meant they got less playtime — rather than paying $15 a month for unlimited access. This is one such post, and here’s another,… Read moreThings do come to pass
Rock, Paper, Shotgun reports that Crayon Physics Deluxe has gone “Pay What You Want” which has apparently already worked relatively well for one of last year’s Gooey games and, of course, has been more famously done by big bands and… Read morePricing Models: pay what you want
The Great MMO Payment Model Debate smoulders on across the blogosphere (and it should, it’s an important question), and something occurred to me I hoped one of you guys might know. I’ll check into it when I get a chance,… Read moreWhat have you paid for me lately?
On the one hand, Dragonchasers writes that after a few days “off” games, it’s hard to remember why they’re so addictive and why you should log into GameOfTheMonth instead of, say, reading a good book. (Very true — personally, I’d… Read moreThat shiny new smell
No time to write a proper entry just yet, so I’m going to throw up a link. Others have already done this, but it’s a good article from a thoughtful and interesting blog and so more exposure won’t hurt. Elder… Read moreBabies, Bathwater, Subs?