2010 Holiday Gaming Update

Holiday Gaming Grab Over the holiday’s due to some great sales I acquired a few new (to me) games and I wanted to record their purchase: Fallout New Vegas  $30 Steam Call of Duty: Black Ops $30 Amazon The Witcher $5 Steam Prince of Persia (2008) $5 Steam Battlefield Bad […]


I Approve Shattering Azeroth 1

As I do with most MMO discussions, I have strong opinions about the changed the Shattering of Azeroth wrought on quests. There have been several blog posts and twitter discussion about it and as usual I have not engaged in them.  I don’t engage, because I can’t seem to be […]


Thought Collection: Blizzcon 2010

No I am not part of some secret plot to steal other people’s thoughts.  I am in fact collecting several of my own thoughts on various topics and storing them away, for future reference. Expectations and Announcements I am sick of hearing about how dull this year’s con was simply […]


A Long Weekend

Over this long weekend I had some extra gaming time, which then led to me commenting out loud (to no one) about the games I was playing as well as games I was reading about.  Talking to myself is bad enough, but not recording the conversation so I can listen […]


/Rant

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a couple of topics that frazzled me a bit when I heard them discussed. I really try not to respond to podcaster or blogger comments that I disagree with, because I do not feel I can debate well with the written […]


Bad vs Good Matchmaking

Hello again everyone.   Its been a busy summer for me, I have made sure to keep some time to play games and I figure its time for another “what I’ve been playing” update.    This time two games I’ve played approached a system in such strong opposite fashion that I’ve title […]


Summer Highlights 1 2

The game industry as well as my family have had a busy summer so far.  So much so, that I probably should have taken the time to compose posts about things as they were happening.   *shrug* Oh well, this summary of thoughts will have to do. The List starts here:


Cataclysmic Raids

Wowhead posted some new information about the upcoming expansion, Cataclysm.  While I’m disappointed in the “Path of the Titans” loss, and not completely sold on their take on “Guild Leveling”, I was very happy to find this little nugget: Raid Lockouts Here’s another big change—they’ve added a great deal of […]