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June 30th, 2007
The Tax Man Cometh To VR
by Scorpia

In South Korea, anyway, beginning July 1st. That’s when the government’s Value Added Tax (VAT) goes into effect on real-money transactions (RMT) in virtual worlds.

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June 29th, 2007
Gamers: Biz Leaders Of Tomorrow?
by Scorpia

No joke. IBM and Seriosity have done a study, and their conclusion is that hardcore gamers would make good business leaders.

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June 29th, 2007
Zork Interview
by Scorpia

Just a quick note here. I discovered that Matt Barton, who wrote the article for Gamasutra on Zork history (Return To Zork), has the full interview he did up on his site. You can read it at:

Zork interviews

June 28th, 2007
Return To Zork
by Scorpia

Having checked the weather reports, and seen that today is likely to be a repeat of yesterday (thunderstorms, bah!), I’m getting something up early. Over at Gamasutra, they have the beginning of an interesting series.

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June 28th, 2007
A Bad Day
by Scorpia

So yesterday afternoon, about quarter to four, I’m fooling around in Fate, and thinking about getting online in a few minutes to do my news round. Then the power went out.

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June 26th, 2007
A Word About Forums
by Scorpia

The matter of a message board comes up here from time to time. It’s also been mentioned during chat, and I figured you should understand the situation.

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June 25th, 2007
RPGs Still Suck
by Scorpia

Over on his blog, Coyote has a sort of double post, covering the first in a series on Destructoid about “Building a Better RPG”, and also an interview with Thomas Riegsecker about Eschalon: Book I.

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June 24th, 2007
It’s Quiet Out There
by Scorpia

I know it’s summer, but it does seem a bit odd to me there haven’t been many comments posted lately.

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