Again back in 2011-12, I resumed blogging with even more passion (and obsession). So now it’s a place to archive my randomness. And yeah, it’s a powerful medium to share ideas and moreover writing makes you happier, smarter and a better thinker. … [Read more...] about 7 Blogging Years. 7 Blogging Lessons. 7 Blogging Tips.
Beginning a new year quotes
For the creative spirit to thrive it needs to operate without constraints. The very best art is made by the artist to please himself. To me this is what Blizzard used to be all about. So I firmly hope that Bonfire Studios will resist the temptation to capitulate to external forces that seek to change art & entertainment for indoctrination and propaganda purposes. They could actually become revolutionaries by making games for actual gamers again. I wish Rob Pardo and his team at Bonfire Studios the best of luck. … [Read more...] about Rob Pardo’s Journey of Redemption Begins with Bonfire Studios
However, it’s not quite time to jump up and down, yet. After Boyd said that during the interview, Musco inserted, “We’re still figuring out what the expansion really is,” hinting that most of the pieces aren’t really settled, yet. … [Read more...] about SWTOR teases its new expansion, Cartel Market updates, and more coming by year’s end
Just some food for thought, especially regarding what he also says at the end of the article regarding not participating in any more beta tests. Understandably, most people I know prefer to “test drive” an MMO before making the decision to buy, and lately, so-called beta tests have become the way to do so. Still, there is something to be said about waiting to do quests and instance encounters in a new game for the first time during launch — there’s that wonderful shared experience of learning the fights together with others (even if it does mean dying over and over), and allowing yourself to discover the game as a blank slate and be surprised by things you never knew. … [Read more...] about Quote Of The Day: Judge Not “The Secret World” By Its Beta
Where’s the Beef As a whole, I blame this most recent “funk” on Cataclysm itself. I had been in since the friends and family alpha, and to quote an 80’s commercial, I kept wondering “where’s the beef”. While the revamp of the oldworld is nice, when you are like me with 3 85s, 4 80s, and 7 characters between 60 and 80… the prospect of going back and doing the old content seems to lack meaning. So when you remove all of the oldworld content, that I agree needed to be updated, you are left with 5 outdoor zones, 7 dungeons, and enough raid bosses to make 1 Icecrown sized instance. … [Read more...] about A New Challenger Awaits…