Tag Archives: LOTRO

50 MMOs in 50 Days #5: ArcheAge

Last played: 2014 Experience: Minimal I debated whether to include ArcheAge and one other game on my list, since they’re both unfinished games. But hey, if they’re charging for it and letting us play unfettered…

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50 MMOs in 50 Days #3: Aion

Last played: 2012 Experience: Minimal Aion is really pretty. It’s almost too pretty. Aion is a different kind of pretty than something like Guild Wars 2, which I think looks good because of the artists behind the game. Aion, on … Continue reading

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We Are All Individuals

Is it time to boot stories from MMOs? I don’t mean that I want my MMO experience to be a completely meaningless affair that’s just about gathering loot from anonymous enemies and watching numbers go up – well, any more … Continue reading

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My Most-Played Games of 2013

No heavy commentary here, no “here’s what I think and why you should think it” opinions — well, OK, maybe a little bit of that. But mostly, here’s just what I played in 2013 and my mostly light opinions on … Continue reading

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

The object of a game is to have fun, isn’t it? If that’s the case, then what makes an MMO “fun”? The simple answer is that everyone has their own definition. For some, it’s challenging the toughest content, on the … Continue reading

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Inside the Numbers

My biggest issue with the Buzz Index is how it games that started out looking really good — and therefore gained a lot of attention on Twitter and Facebook — could rank higher than they should based simply on the … Continue reading

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Game, Interrupted

As I continue to fumble my way around Eye of the North in Guild Wars — as anyone who watched my stream this weekend can attest to — I’m realizing it’s not not only hard to come back to a … Continue reading

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