- I Thought I Played to Bake Bread?!
I'm not your typical gamer. I'm quite weird, in fact.
- Why Can't We All Just Play Together
I enjoy watching movies. It's one of my favorite past-times …
next to playing games, of course.
- Pika, The First Post
When I was still playing Majestic, I spent a lot of time lurking
on the message boards during the frequent downtimes no Majestic player
- My Name Is Gladiator
It's no secret that I love the film Gladiator, that sweeping
"historical" epic of a lone fallen general who became more
powerful than an emperor.
- Never Reject A Chick From Brooklyn
Today I'm going to go in a different direction than you're used
to when it comes to reading my articles. Today, I feel like writing
a letter to game developers.
- When Kings Fall, Part I
A few years ago I interviewed for a job at a (now defunct) gaming
publication. During the interview, the editor-in-chief asked me to list
some of the top game companies, and out of nervousness I could name
- When Kings Fall, Part II
In my previous article, I detailed the rapid rise and fall of one
game, BattleTech 3025, which was being developed by Electronic Arts.
- The Power of Words
In December, Origin Systems, Ultima Online's developer, issued the
following press release:
- The Future's So Bright...
I thought it would be a good time to take a sneak peak at some of
the up-and-coming MMOG titles that are currently being developed by
a myriad of game developers, some of them by independent companies,
some of the by major players in the industry.
- Hurrary for Hollywood
There was a (slim) chance that a bunch of hobbits and elves were
going to over-run Hollywood last night. And if you're a Tolkien fan,
chances are, you would not have been disappointed.
- A Majestic Flop
The concept was intriguing. Based on both historical fact and conspiratorial
theories, Majestic was going to be innovative and promised to bring
exciting new concepts to the online gaming table.
- Gargamel's Revenge
The morning of May 9, 2001 seemed no different than any other. I
spent the morning tweaking Eastbot, an IRC bot I had inherited that
east counselors used to grab data that would help them with their calls.
- ... I Gotta Wear Shades
It's been a while since I last took a look at what I felt were the
next ten "independent" titles you should keep your eye on.