time. We all have our mental narratives about how people used to be more sociable or friendly, or how having no queues meant everyone was friends, or whatever. They’re rarely accurate, but they interact with memory and experience in such a way that they feel accurate. As someone with a long dislike for slowly forming groups for content, I know that I did a lot fewer dungeons in Vanilla… but I also know that I still cleared every dungeon in the game at least once, and clearly I did it more than just once or twice. So my own memory of “this is intolerably annoying” is just as tinged as someone remembering that as the golden age of server communities and friends. … [Read more...] about WoW Factor: Thoughts on the impending arrival of WoW Classic
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To celebrate Bai’s impending arrival, En Masse is now hosting a login event. Between now and April 23, players can log in and pick up some special goodies — whether they create a Bai character or not. Those who pre-create Bai will get another special box with all kinds of useful items. … [Read more...] about MMOBomb Exclusive: Learn About Bai’s Dark Past In New Closers Story Trailer
Justin Olivetti (@Sypster, blog): Gotta say, Star Wars: The Old Republic is actually working to get my attention back, and I’m liking that. I may log in to pick back up my Operative and try to make some progress through the Knights expansions. Other than that? City of Heroes and Fallout 76 are entertaining me greatly these days, so why not feed the beast. … [Read more...] about WRUP: Lex Luthor All-Star Racing edition
“On our backend, we have a number of backup and contingency plans,” senior software engineer Omar Gonzalez told Polygon in a piece earlier today. “We can grow and expand our servers, and we’re ready to adapt immediately, but we want to be very cognizant about how we’re managing our server populations because we don’t want to be disruptive to communities.” … [Read more...] about WoW Classic’s servers are live – have fun in your queues!
Is Crusaders of Light Worth Playing In 2018? 3 Quick Thoughts Crusaders of Light is a free to play, true cross platform MMORPG that arrived on Steam last April. The game features close to 300 hours of gameplay, in addition to a robust team-up system that lets you join groups with other real players seamlessly on the landscape to tackle rare bosses for gear. What truly set this MMORPG apart is the quality of the presentation and gameplay, which we’ve dived in to discover for ourselves. Is Crusaders of Light worth checking out a year on? Let’s find out. … [Read more...] about Is Crusaders of Light Worth Playing In 2018? 3 Quick Thoughts