Archive for February, 2010

Friday Filler #6: Stop Stealing My Monies

You might have noticed that I was a bit ambigous about Star Trek Online; I didn’t hate it but I also didn’t like it very much. I haven’t played it a lot since beta – just a bit in the headstart. Now I entered my real key to start the 30 day free period and […]

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10 Bad Things About Mass Effect 2

Welcome to the second part of what you could call my Mass Effect 2 review, ten bad things about the game. In case you missed it, there’s a post with  up on this very site. As with those, my list doesn’t even try to be complete or definitive. Disagree with something? Did I miss a […]

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Blogroll Update

As I’ve said before, I select blogs for my blogroll pretty carefully. Today, I added two more blogs that have been in my feed reader for ages and are definitely worth promoting. Because I’m the huge blog and they need my traffic… right. Anyway, here are the new additions: Game developer Brian “Psychochild” Green doesn’t […]

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10 Good Things About Mass Effect 2

Among my most viewed posts on the blog are the two that you could call my Torchlight review, so I’ll adopt the same format for my Mass Effect 2 one. Instead of lengthy walls of text and a numerical verdict that I could never fully justify, you’ll get two posts: Today I’ll talk about ten […]

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Weekend Quickie: An Egg, Really?

I reported an incredible sale of a space station in Entropia Universe earlier this year. Now there’s been another sale in the game thaat, while lower in volume, might actually be even more interesting. A unique mystical egg sold for USD 69,696. The kicker? Nobody even knows what it does. There are various speculations, but […]

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Bans, Beauties, and… Beasts?

As you have probably guessed from the stupid title, it’s time for another mixed bag post, where I post multiple unrelated bits and pieces that I want to get off my chest. Today I’ll talk about members of a top World of Warcraft guild getting suspended for alleged cheating, famous actors in video games, and an open […]

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Mass Effect 2 Impressions – No Spoilers

I finally got Mass Effect 2 on Monday, which had quite the averse effect on my Star Trek Online gaming time. (Read: I haven’t touched STO since.) I know quite a few of you don’t even have the game yet, or haven’t had time to play it, so I won’t post any story spoilers yet. […]

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Death Penalties in MMOs

The other day I played Star Trek Online and accepted an instanced mission without noting that I still was in a party. STO scales enemy numbers and strength according to the size of your party, so naturally I got blown to bits when approaching those enemies alone. Not to worry, though, I simply got to respawn […]

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