Oh dear. Harb is doing a 20 days of blogging thing which he got from IHTTS, which percolated down along a chain I’m too lazy to list (and I don’t read those blogs, at least not yet*). My ego finds… Read moreEgo: The Final Temptation
Yesterday when I went to read my RSS feed, I got the same popup most other users of Google Reader got: the service is going away in a few months, apparently for lack of users. Which is mildly ironic. I… Read moreNo Google Reader for YOU!
I haven’t played enough to have much of an opinion yet. However. EDIT for full disclosure – after trying to get into a game for half an hour, and then trying to create my own game for another half hour,… Read moreSim City mildly blues
Two things. First, this: Drakkashi’s Ability Wheel for The Secret World, shamelessly stolen from Sheep The Diamond on whose post I found it. I haven’t logged into TSW in two weeks, for various reasons to do with work and other… Read moreWheels and ladders
There — I think you’ve been warned enough that this is an ego post. Look away! Fly, you fools! If you’re still reading, I’ll try to keep it brief. (By my own measure. You know, the one where 2500 words… Read morePity me for I am made of whinge
Big title, short link – this week’s MMORPG column. Hey, maybe if I bring em enough readers they’ll spring to send me to a convention! Next up, world domination through home furnishings.
Let’s start with a few caveats. I’ve only done about 20 of these Tol Barad battles, and I’m no PvP expert; I’m barely even a PvP noob. On top of that, my situational awareness in visual effect-heavy PvP is diabolically… Read moreTol Barad: the attackers' lament
Sometimes I love the blogosphere: it binds us together, it enables us to share and circulate ideas, and it allows us to have far-reaching and far-branching debates about all manner of gaming things under the sun. Sometimes I loathe the… Read moreBlogging: the Chinese whipsaw effect?
Here’s something I’ve never understood about the internet opinionating. It used to happen on the old mailing lists and bulletin boards, it used to happen on forums, now it happens on blog and article comments. Person A writes “ABCDE”, very… Read moreCheeseburgers have cheese in them
Poll? What Poll? Oh all right, that Poll where I promised enlightenment in a day or two. Well, you should be happy I didn’t just promise enlightenment, take your money and deliver bubkes — I see adverts for that all… Read moreFrustrating /= hardcore. Hardcore /= more worthy.