13 December 2011 1 Comment

SWTOR for the WoW Player

If you’re thinking about checking out SWTOR, and you’re not yet familiar with the game, you might find this useful: SWTOR for the WoW Player, a guide at Torhead, written by yours truly. There’s some amount of argument within SWTOR’s fanbase about comparing SWTOR to WoW, and I do understand why people get frustrated with […]

10 November 2011 1 Comment

You Have To Be Good To Do Bad Well

Prompted by DC Universe Online’s recent shift to free-to-play, and looking for something with which to while away the next few weeks, I reactivated my account a few days ago. I played when it launched earlier this year, for a month or so, until I hit the wall known as “hi, you’ve run out of […]

5 October 2011 5 Comments

Frankenstein’s Game: Your Ideal MMORPG

Imagine you could create your ideal, perfect, play-this-forever MMORPG, but it had to be constructed out of elements from pre-existing MMO games. So you could take, say, the player economy from EVE and the setting from LotRO and the graphics from EQ2 and the PvP from Warhammer Online. Or what have you. What would you […]