So yesterday’s latest bit of story in World of Warcraft did not, in fact, delight and amaze fans. Quite the opposite. Reactions on the game’s subreddit have been wildly negative, with dozens of threads popping up about how petulantly destroying a city isn’t morally grey and how badly this mangles existing character traits. A large number of players are unhappy, due in no small part to the fact that the net result is that the Horde have basically been portrayed as complicit in what amounts to a war crime. … [Read more...] about World of Warcraft fans are not happy with the latest story developments, some try to cope through harassment
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They’ve come up with a crafty and very amusing way to explain all the changes to ESD. Let’s just say it involves a certain old friend from a race of omnipotent, godlike beings. Q has set up shop in Club 47, offering up Star Trek trivia questions to those brave enough to play his game. At least the first (trick) question is easy: … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Star Trek Online!
When I was offered the opportunity to return to BioWare as GM, I came into the role knowing the studio was experiencing significant challenges in team health, creative vision, and organizational focus. I was - and continue to be - excited to help drive improvements in those areas because I love this studio, and above all I want to create a place where all of you are happy and successful. … [Read more...] about Casey Hudson to BioWare Staff: ‘These Problems Are Real & It’s Our Top Priority to Work on Them’
But I know there’s much more to do, and we will talk in more detail about other actions we have been planning in response to internal feedback and postmortems at next week’s All-Hands. As always please continue to provide feedback on further steps we can take to make BioWare the best possible place to work. … [Read more...] about Updated: Casey Hudson to BioWare Staff: ‘These Problems Are Real & It’s Our Top Priority to Work on Them’
14. Write More Evergreen Content There are over 52 types of blog posts that are proven to work like tutorials, news, lists, comparison, stories, memes, etc. Evergreen content refers to those timeless blog posts that remains valid at all times of the year. For example, when you write a news story about a trending topic then it’s more likely that your blog post will become out of interest when that topic is no longer trending. When you write evergreen content you will get traffic to those articles consistently as people search about it even if the topic/keyword is not trending. But make sure that the content is up-to-date because it’s almost impossible to write an article that requires zero maintenance since you have to offer as much value as you can. … [Read more...] about 15 Blogging Tips To Supercharge Your Next Blog Post