Archive for November, 2010

Automated Crafting

There’s been a leak of some information regarding the crafting in The Old Republic this weekend. Not a lot and I can’t really confirm or deny it right now as I’m writing this post on a train with only sporadic internet connection. It doesn’t matter though whether the crafting system will really be as automated […]

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Quickie: So, Back To LotRO?

Lord of the Rings Online finally became free-to-play for Europeans this week and I’m thinking about returning in some way or another. A good friend asked me about a good free-to-play RPG the other day and I told her that I didn’t really have any recommendations but that checking out LotRO might be worth it. […]

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Literature and Power Creep

There’s an old problem in literature (especially in the Fantasy and Science-Fiction genres) with powerful characters. As it turns out, it is really hard to make a story interesting if your protagonist is a wizard or owns a piece of powerful technology. Video games can have the exact same issues. A game is really boring […]

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Talking about F2P, again

I can’t get my mind set on a position regarding free-to-play games. On the one hand, most F2P games make me feel as if I’m supposed to spend way more than I would spend on a regular game to actually get to play a decent game. Even then, most F2P games don’t offer the same […]

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