Curse you, Man!

In Lord of the Rings Online, you have a choice between playing a human, Dwarf or Elf. This choice has very little to no impact on your game play. What it does have an impact on, is your immersion. When …

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LOTRO Update

Now that I’ve had about a week in Isengard expansion, here are some additional thoughts: I’ve gotten to level 68 with moderate play. I know many people have already hit 75, but I don’t play as much, nor as hardcore …

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Rise of Isengard

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The first of the Q4 game releases I’m anticipating came out yesterday, the Lord of the Rings Online expansion Rise of Isengard. I didn’t get to far yesterday, but here are some first impressions: Crafting is annoying. When the Tier …

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STO F2P

Well, there is a rumor floating around that STO is going Free-2-Play. While this isn’t a new rumor it has a few things backing it up this time. On the STO Forums, a transcript from a meeting with the Perfect …

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Games of the Future

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I thought I’d take a quick look at what games are coming down the line in the near future that I have a strong interest in playing. I might make this a theme this week and look at some other …

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Item Shopping

Today in Tobold’s blog he asked whether people prefer to buy “useful items” or “useless fluff” in Free-to-Play MMO’s. I’d agree with the statement that the discussion is normally dominated by people who wouldn’t buy either, so they naturally don’t …

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