#2: The Secret WorldI love unique, I love horror movies, I love mysteries, and I love puzzles… Yeah, so this is a given. No other MMO has given me the opportunity to “win” by using my mind. Winning almost everywhere else is solely combat-based, and often twitch-response based. That is not me. But figuring things out, using knowledge? Heck yeah that’s me! The feeling of solving mysteries is a drug I can’t get enough of! And you can be rewarded for exploring and doing things considered unconventional. That sums me up pretty well right there. Now let’s talk stories. I can’t even tell you how much I love the stories in this game, the twists, and the overshadowed darkness. It is an atmosphere unlike any other MMO, and I crave it. The atmosphere is what really ties this world together and gives it a life. It is the experience of walking through many little Twilight Zone vignettes instead of just watching them. Add the fact I can seriously look … [Read more...] about Massively Overthinking: Our five favorite MMORPGs of all time
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More often than not, I’d loose that fight. Spoilers be damned, even as a child, I was never above flipping ahead to see what would happen in those old “Choose Your Own Adventure” books, making sure I wasn’t going to get eaten by a dragon or fall into a pit of spikes or something before making my decision. Yeah, it was cheating, but I didn’t care, as long as I got to make the “right” choices and get the “right” conclusion. … [Read more...] about Dragon Age 2: Making Terrible Decisions And Loving It
Mirror of Discovery brought another piece of the past to Star Trek Online when the infamous Captain Killy — the Mirror Universe’s version of Ensign Tilly — arrived in the 25th century. As story-based updates go, this one was fairly short, consisting of just two missions. But it did the job of introducing the player to Killy and establishing her as a continuing threat to the game’s present. From the outset of the first mission in this part of the storyline, the player was interacting with Killy, and even spending time on board the Mirror Universe’s version of the Discovery. … [Read more...] about Mirror Of Discovery Is The Middle Chapter In Star Trek Online’s Building Drama
Building a subscriber base is not easy, but after you have reached a certain point, you could use this as a social proof technique to get more people to join. People often have the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ (FOMO) syndrome. If they see a huge following of people who have subscribed to your blog already, they are more inclined to also subscribe to your blog. … [Read more...] about What is Social Proof & Why Is It Crucial For Your Blogs Success?
With so many posts on the Internet, we may have seen almost everything there is. One eighty-degree lifestyle change after a close call, poor children who struggled with life and worked hard and are now the CEO of “I’ve been there” company, the proper ways to remove excess belly fats in 3 minutes. Why not try to create something that is really close to human encounter? Sure those stories are interesting, miraculous, and inspirational but how much of the world’s population can actually put their feet in those people’s shoes? How about relating to the more common needs and interests of the people? Find a way to make a thing of everyday life appealing, make it unique, and make people think, “Why haven’t I thought about it before?” … [Read more...] about How to Write a Viral Content ?