Yes, I’m still playing WoW — coming up to 3 months now — and yes, I’m still enjoying it, though cracks may be appearing in the facade. I have a feeling that in order to keep moving in the game,… Read moreIt's all in the rat
(AKA: Putting my gaming money where my mouth is.) (EDIT – server change. I’ll make this alt on Landroval where I have *cough* one char slot left. I’m also kicking around the idea of just taking an existing char and… Read moreBegone, quests! Take 2: Ironman edition
Some quests require you to do their steps in order: you can’t do B before A, and god forbid you should try to start with D before having done A, B, and then C. Other quests don’t care how you… Read moreQuest Design – step by step, or all in one?
Most of us say we’d like quests that are a little more complex than just “kill 10 rats” but, as I’ve just discovered in EQ2, there’s a point beyond which too much realism in a quest ends up just being… Read moreQuest design – from the sublime to the ridiculous
Inspired by a section in Wolfshead’s (second) mauling of quest-based *cough* WoW *cough* MMOs. I’m so glad there are tons of other bloggers out there who remind me of stuff I keep meaning to write about but never get round… Read moreHeroes? We don’t need no stinkin’ heroes!