Monthly Archives: August 2017

Let’s Talk About…: The Speed of Sound

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
We’re back with our “Let’s Talk About…” series! Check out the previous chats here. Let’s Talk About…: Sonic the Hedgehog’s speed Full disclosure: I didn’t own a Sega growing up, but my friend did, so my only…

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August Update

Originally posted on The Gaming Teacher:
So I’m back. 😛 It’s been awhile, I know. But I’m settled into my new place, my courses are prepped, and I’m slowly falling back into some semblance of a schedule. It’s been an…

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Phiarlan Carnival

Originally posted on DDO Outrage:
General Comments Phiarlan Carnival is one of many older adventure packs which hasn’t aged well. It still has its merits, of course, but with each passing update, this pack is losing traction and is a…

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It’s Not a Game. It’s a Service.

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
It’s finally taken hold, hasn’t it? This notion of video games as a service. It was only a few years ago that many of us were mocking the idea. “Treating games as a service? Like…

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Progression on multiple fronts

Originally posted on GamingSF:
I’m mixing it up gaming wise at the moment as the summer draws on. I couldn’t have predicted the changes that have come over the last few weeks, so here’s an update on what I’ve been…

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Tangleroot Gorge

Originally posted on DDO Outrage:
General Comments I like, but don’t love this pack. Tangleroot Gorge is very homogeneous and overall quite average both in terms of experience and in fun factor. What puts this pack at the top of…

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‘Value’ of MMO games

Originally posted on GamingSF:
The Ancient Gaming Noob has weighed in on a topic started by Keen this week on the value of gaming. The conversation has focused on monetary values and finding non-gaming comparisons like Starbucks coffees or cinema…

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Saturday Video Round Up For August 20 – 26: Gamescom 2017 Edition

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
It’s been a pretty big week if you’re a fan of video games and let’s be honest, you’re here so you must fall into that camp. Gamescom came roaring out of the gates this week…

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The Seal of Shan-To-Kor

Originally posted on DDO Outrage:
General Comments Despite being a low-level pack, Shan-To-Kor offers a surprising hint at some of the best aspects of DDO, while also being a very good pack in terms of experience and loot. Lore-wise, it…

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In Search of the Thousand Dollar Video Game

Originally posted on The Ancient Gaming Noob:
Last night Keen saw fit to retweet this gem, which is the sort of statement than makes me shake my head in dismay. https://twitter.com/Muckbeast/status/900519863046856706 There it is again, the false comparison between lattes…

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