Above is a cool Reddit infographic from Dailyinfographic, which shows complete reddit history and stats. If you are using Chrome, you can install their Chrome addon, which will help you to quickly add links to reddit. Bloggers and webmasters can use Reddit buttons (Code here) on their web page and this will help redditers to quickly add their vote on your blog post. I’m not sure about how much social signals reddit carries, but it definitely helps in getting quality traffic. … [Read more...] about Reddit Social site: Of The People, By The People, For The People
Age is catching up to Final Fantasy XI, but the development team remains as passionate as ever. For the game’s 16th Anniversary, English-speaking fans asked a number of questions, and 20 of those questions have been answered by the development team and posted on Reddit. And the one bit of bad news in the whole answer is a confirmation that some things which would be nice to have in the game (like specifically disabling mount music) aren’t high priority simply because the team is small at this point. … [Read more...] about Final Fantasy XI developers answer fan questions on Reddit
On Reddit, the volunteer, unpaid mods may care a little, but they don’t own it, and it’s hard to blame them when they won’t stick around long enough to put up with the abuse or the lack of support from Reddit execs. That’s why it’s a bit weird to see the player backlash against, for example, studio interference with moderation of subreddits, be it with Ashes of Creation, WildStar, or Black Desert. We instinctively think Reddit should be kept safe from studio manipulation and yet the very thing that makes it safe for criticism also makes it safe for toxicity, which wrecks the games at least as much as overzealous studio mods would. … [Read more...] about The Daily Grind: How can we solve Reddit’s gaming ‘tragedy of the commons’ problem?
“The original enhancement system was designed with a steep difficulty,” Black Desert’s devs say. “Valks’ Cry was initially added with the intention to help adventurers new to the unique enhancement systems of Black Desert Online. In a recent internal study, it was concluded that NA/EU players were far less likely to engage in enhancement than other serviced regions. We believe the introduction of Valks’ Cry will add to our ongoing efforts to lower the hurdles of enhancement.” … [Read more...] about Reddit erupts over Black Desert backtracking on ‘pay-to-win’ Valks’ Cry items
Meanwhile, Elite Dangerous talked up the upcoming Thargoid incursions, Chronicles of Elyria is moving on to server-selection and lock-ins following its map voting period, Project Gorgon now has a demo, and Pantheon snapped up Brasse after Trion foolishly let her go. Read on for more on what’s been up with MMO crowdfunding over the last week and our roundup of all the crowdfunded MMOs we’re following. … [Read more...] about Make My MMO: Star Citizen hits $200M in crowdfunds, Reddit drama ensues