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August 31st, 2007
Kill For Cash
by Scorpia

Why do PvP for nothing? Why not get paid for blowing away your opponents? That’s the philosophy of an upcoming online game called “Kwari“.

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August 30th, 2007
Story Time Again
by Scorpia

No sooner do we have story popping up in yesterday’s Don’t Do It, about design flaws, than GameSetWatch puts an article up on story. Must be something that’s going around right now ;)

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August 29th, 2007
Don’t Do It
by Scorpia

Over on his blog, Soren Johnson (lead designer of Civilization IV) has a double post up on “8 Things Not To Design In A Game”.

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August 28th, 2007
The ESRB Responds
by Scorpia

A few days back, in Rockstar Backs Down, I mentioned that Manhunt 2 had be re-rated from “AO” to “M”. This upset, among others, California State Senator Leland Yee, who called for “transparency” and exact details on what was changed.

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August 27th, 2007
I Miss Floppies
by Scorpia

Awhile back, in the Things I Don’t Miss comments, some people remarked they didn’t miss floppies. Not me. I do miss them.

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August 26th, 2007
About The F Word
by Scorpia

Thought I’d give you all a little update on that thing. The F word: Forums.

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August 25th, 2007
Copy Protection: The Useless Feature
by Scorpia

Over on his blog the other day, Coyote posted a rant about the protection methods used on Bioshock. I can’t blame him; the CP is very definitely not player-friendly.

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August 24th, 2007
Rockstar Backs Down
by Scorpia

Not too long ago, there was a big furor over Rockstar’s Manhunt 2, when the ESRB gave it a rating of AO, or Adults Only, and the UK refused to rate it at all, meaning the game couldn’t be sold there.

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