Fallen Earth is celebrating its ten year anniversary with the announcement that the servers are coming down. It isn’t the way most companies want to celebrate their game growing old, but the unfortunate reality is that the game is just unsustainable in its current form. As Matt Scott, CEO of Little Orbit stated: … [Read more...] about Fallen Earth Is Dead, But May Return
When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead
But when discussing great crafting you can’t leave out Vanguard! I really liked how you had to stay on top of the craft, countering events in order to successfully make quality items. The same with the original crafting of EverQuest II (which I loved tremendously!), when if you didn’t counter you could actually be injured and die at your crafting station! These weren’t passive activities, and your quality of goods depended on skill and attention to details. One thing Vanguard did differently is that you had to load materials into your crafting table for countering events, and space was limited so you had to choose wisely; EQII only used skills. I also loved having subcomponents and how it created an interdependency for the crafting community, making folks who were low-level relevant as well. I really hated when that was removed from EQII. … [Read more...] about Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG, living or dead, offers the all-time best crafting experience?
When that happens to me, I’ll often head off on a little fool’s errand to scout the website, Twitter feed, forums, and Reddit to see what’s going on. I hate to be out of the loop on games, especially ones that used to be more prominent in the news, but more often than not, the lack of news is because there’s been a lack of news. … [Read more...] about What ever happened to Darkfall, Fallen Earth, and Runes of Magic?
Now if you ask any SEO professional today then they would certainly say not to chase PageRank as it’s is just a number you see on Google Toolbar which is updated every few months and is NOT the actual PageRank which Google uses internally (which is frequently updated). … [Read more...] about Google PageRank Is Not Dead: Case Studies, Myths & Facts
Justin Olivetti (@Sypster, blog): April is my personal MMO safari month, which means that I’m checking out many titles that I never have before. Next up? DC Universe Online, which should be a novel experience. Probably will go villain, because that’s not a typical choice, but I don’t expect great storylines or anything. Other than that, I’m questing in Lord of the Rings Online‘s Lothlorien and wrapping up level 5 dungeons for Dungeons & Dragons Online. … [Read more...] about WRUP: The ultimate pointless logic test edition