“In short, I am not stranger to attempting to operate without a clue.
But Elite: Dangerous has set the bar for making me feel the ass. I sit here even now wondering why I bought the game.”
“Even the disgusting PVE carebear servers [for H1Z1] will be ready day 1. I’m not happy about that but people tell me I need to get over it.”
Hey Smed? Get over it; PvE carebears pay your salary. Or quit your job at SOE and go work for CCP, as that’s obviously where your heart lies.
(Yeah, he might have been very tongue-in-cheek here — which I am not sure of — but it wasn’t a smart thing to say in any case.)
On the one hand, I don’t get the use of “casual” as an insult. “Casual” could reasonably translate to “sane,” particularly in the MMO world. They spend only a few hours a week playing? Yes, that’s a good idea.
“I am not sure what exactly it was about this year in particular that seemed to draw everyone together, in part I think it was because this year was the year of multiple events, that I hope will repeat themselves this coming year… There were individuals who say that blogging is dead, but I think wholeheartedly we have proved them wrong.”
“The minion/follower system of Rift and World of Warcraft is liked by many. What if a game would allow you to give these tasks to friends and guildmates instead of NPCs/trading cards? The idea started small, but the more i think about it, the more possibilities come to mind.”
Love this idea! Make it happen, MMO industry!
“Because, let’s face it, MMOs offer something that other genres don’t. The community. The relatively well-policed gaming environment. The persistence. The idea of burning down a guild’s castle in a raid with 100 other people. That dream will always be powerful, it will always be evocative, and it will always excite the imagination.”
There was a description for an iTunes game that came out last night, Dungeon of Genesis, that obviously didn’t make it through Google Translate unscathed:
Time immemorial. This is the story that people has erase from the memory by sorrow too much.
Massacre were performed by the loathsome monster who appeared suddenly.
Monsters is a dirty greedy cruel. Peaceful world is disturbed, and the economy collapsed. The world became a catastrophic era. There is no decent work and those who survived. In due course, Those who are courageous came to confronting the monsters. Just to live.