Posts Tagged ‘Hardcore.’

FF XIV Doesn’t Want Me

This news is a coupe of days old, but still something I find very interesting to discuss: Apparently Square Enix will limit the time people can meaningfully play their new MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. Only during the first eight hours of play each week will you be rewarded full experience. After that the amount gained […]

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Paying to Keep the Casuals Away

Alright, the title of this post sounds terribly elitist, let me assure you that I have nothing at all against casual players. What I do dislike is if games are modeled to fit their tastes and not mine simply because there are more of them than of me. Especially MMOs, like World of Warcraft, tend […]

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When Casuals go 2D

Much talk can be found on the blogosphere about the meaning (and lack thereof) of the words casual and hardcore. Euripedes of Critical QQ wants to abolish these terms altogether while Arioch over on Clearcasting proposes a scale of seriousness instead. There used to be a discussion over at WoWRadio that casual and hardcore don’t […]

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