Posts Tagged ‘F2P’

Nickel-and-Diming

Everyone and their little sisters are advertising to “just pay what you actually use” these days. Whether we are talking about cell phone plans, plane trips, or MMORPGs – micropayments are more and more the way to go. There’s another debate on the topic of free-to-play games around the blogosphere these days, spearheaded by the […]

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Why Use a Perfectly Good Game System

So I’ve played a bit of Magic the Gathering : Tactics by now, and I’m quite disappointed. I used to be quite the enthusiastic Magic player and I still get my dose of its online version (awful as it is) from time to time. Richard Garfield’s game system has evolved quite a bit since its […]

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F2P as a Recipe for an Awful Community?

I don’t play much League of Legends these days, but from time to time a friend convinces me to play a round or three in the evening. There are some things that I really like about the game and quite a few that I very much dislike. By far the worst are the other people […]

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Of All the Games to Revive

I haven’t talked about APB before, even though I was in the beta. Well, technically. In case you didn’t know, APB or Action Points Bulletin, was a cops-vs-robbers action MMO that was live for a whopping 2.5 months this summer. The game was so awful that the creators even put a review embargo on it […]

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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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