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EVE Online Fanfest 2011 roundup: Day 2 {Massively}

Mar 26th 2011 5:10AM Shame you guys didn't go to the chessboxing, it was absolutely amazing :D

WoW Moviewatch: Horde Till I Die {WoW}

Mar 15th 2011 12:40PM Ugh.. Not my cup of tea.

The song is not exactly memorable, I can hardly understand most of the lyrics, and of course when a video involves Gigi it has to involve her either being awesome or kicking Alliance butt... yawn.

Summergale has an awesome voice of course, no surprise there, and Shadowstep was good too, while Gigi... well I honestly didn't think she could get worse any worse, but this... She isn't actually singing, nor rapping, she's just talking while some music in playing in the background. At least when she use auto-tuning her voice kinda follows the theme of the music, but it sounds like she's not even trying.

*shrug*

Flameseeker Chronicles: Is ArenaNet approaching the pay-to-win line? {Massively}

Mar 14th 2011 2:17PM Might just be me, but I'd wish you had tried and explain what these Mercenary Heroes are a bit better, as after having read through this 3 times, I'm still unsure what exactly it is.

From what I understood, they are basically pets you use to create a party of npcs so you don't need to find real players right?

If that's the case, then this micro-transaction thing is complete bullshit. You can try and bend completely obvious terms like what an advantage actually is and talk about semantics for ever, but the button line is that you get a clear advantage towards other players if you don't have anything better to do with your money then to pay for more virtual pets to do things for you.

Micro-transactions/DLC or whatever people call it, is all about making money, it's all exploiting players that love the games and lure them to buy crap that they, if things were right, should have gotten with the game when they bought.

I mean look at Dragon Age 2! They have deliberately withheld content from the finished release even though it was done, just so they could exploit people and milk more money out of them.

I'm still utterly and completely confused how people can actually think it's ok.. It's like people have no principles whatsoever, no integrity and no sense of what consequences them buying useless crap have for the industry.

How any intelligent, clever and rational person can actually be in favour of this whole drug dealer business-model, where first sample is free, and then once you're hooked it's start to get really expensive is just beyond me.

So PLEASE don't buy any microtransactions, don't buy dlc, boycot games like DA2 and the like, ignore these so called F2P games(aka milk this game for as much as possible and then dumb it), and do whatever you can to oppose this horrible trend!

It's going to get worse; the big assholes of the industry: EA, ActiBlizz, Sony, Ubisoft, NGsoft, etc. are just going to keep going and force the former respectable game companies whose balls they own (like bioware) to screw their costumers even more, because they see that people still buy it.

Please :(

Could EA's history make investors wary about SWTOR? {Massively}

Jan 24th 2011 3:12PM This is my big concern as well.

If Bioware were an independent developer that took care of the publishing themselves and didn't have any major marketing company to answer to, I'd be much more optimistic.

But any company owned by either Activision (Kotick), EA, or Sony are very likely to suck, and if they don't it's usually because said companies have recently bought them and have yet to have much influence on them.

I think Swtor will be a good game at release, polished etc.. my worry is what EA will do when they realise it won't kill WoW and probably won't get past 1m subs. Will they fire half of Bioware?, will they turn it into F2P (aka we give up, lets milk this for whatever is left), will they completely abandon it?.

I don't trust EA and I'm terrified of what they might do to Bioware, a company that I used to have a lot of respect for.

Breakfast Topic: Which achievement are you most proud of? {WoW}

Jan 24th 2011 9:06AM Only one makes me feel really proud, not just of myself but especially of my guild and the great people in it.

I'm talking about Light of Dawn.

3 1/2 month of working on that fight, several people giving up, several people demanding that we should throw in the towel, the guild at one point being close to collapsing after a week of no progress, and then when we finally managed to get to phase 3 without loosing anyone, we knew it was just a matter of time.

After a night of really close tries, we finally got him down, massive cheers on vent, lots of pictures taken, of to celebrate in Dalaran, people staying up all night just having fun in g-chat and on vent.

Best moment in WoW for me, no doubt :)

WoW Moviewatch: Among The Blood Elves Days 5-6 {WoW}

Jan 4th 2011 12:49PM That was hilarious! :D

I literally burst out laughing when I heard "Justin Beaver" singing :P

*off to check out Britty's other videos*

Cataclysm cinematic now available {WoW}

Oct 17th 2010 5:42PM Tbh I don't think this is a case of the cinematic being too short, but rather of it being so freaking awesome that we want more :P

Cataclysm needs a "couple more months" before release {WoW}

Aug 18th 2010 7:14PM Another interesting point from the interview:

They're going add the option to not show up on the "friends of friends" list on RealID. Blizzard still takes feedback! :D

Now they just have to add a nickname option and ill be pleased :)

Sunday Morning Funnies: Bears for literacy {WoW}

May 30th 2010 11:54AM *gasp* you forgot the best comic :) : http://beyondthetree.wordpress.com

Breakfast Topic: Sorry, not happening! {WoW}

Apr 18th 2010 8:43AM Arena.

So few people playing it, so many resources poured into it, so many rewards available only if you do it, and so many classes balanced around it.

Rob Pardo was right; it was a mistake to implement it in it's current form. Thank god it's getting shafted in Cataclysm :)


Oh and of course Gearscore. No words can describe how little respect I have for people who use it..