Monday, 25 October 2010

Balanced for whom?

I've been having quite a lot of fun pottering around in the Cata beta, doing all the Alliance quests I never bothered with until now, so it's taken me a while to get round to trying out all the 4.0.1 changes in "real WOW".

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Unprepared for the life of a ruler

Some of the kindly folks at MMO Champion have posted screenshots from the PTR covering the moment when Thrall appoints Garrosh leader of the Horde.

Monday, 18 October 2010

The trouble with Cataclysm

In general, I'm a huge fan of the latest WOW expansion, Cataclysm. Blizzard have introduced widespread changes to the game (to the extent that it can almost be considered WOW 2) and advanced the broader plot and relations between the Horde and Alliance in a realistic way.

Monday, 11 October 2010

Thursday, 7 October 2010

And I didn't speak up because I was not a ...

Keeva has an excellent post on the use of offensive language here. What I find curious about the post is the almost apologetic tone of it, as if it is somehow unreasonable to ask people to stop being racist, sexist or ablist.

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Free to pay

One of the perennial debates in the world of MMOs is about the relative merits of the free-to-play (F2P) and monthly subscription (MS) models of payment.