Scorpia's Gaming Lair
Custom Search
December 31st, 2007
Testing, Testing
by Scorpia

Over at bit-tech, Simon Hill has up a column on his experiences as a beta tester. It’s an interesting read, although I wasn’t surprised by the article.

» Read the Entire Post »

December 30th, 2007
They Do It Differently In China
by Scorpia

We’ve had some discussions here before about MMOGs, especially the fantasy variety: the grind, the emphasis on “kill, loot, level”, the obsessive playing, the eternal hunt for “good drops”. In China, they do things differently.

» Read the Entire Post »

December 29th, 2007
So What Did You Like Best?
by Scorpia

Well, the year’s almost over (already??). And while I’m not into the “big list of best games” stuff, there’s nothing wrong with noting what games were the most and least fun to play.

» Read the Entire Post »

December 28th, 2007
Kids On The Net
by Scorpia

These days, what kids do online is a big item. Everyone from self-appointed watchdog groups to parents to marketers want to know what children are up to on the ‘net. One media firm decided to find out.

» Read the Entire Post »

December 27th, 2007
Magic, Magic Everywhere
by Scorpia

On his blog the other day (Christmas Eve, actually), Coyote put up a post on magic/magic items in RPGs. He was “inspired” after browsing through the “Magic Item Compendium” for Dungeons & Dragons.

» Read the Entire Post »

December 26th, 2007
Pitching The Game
by Scorpia

Over at Gamespot, they have an interesting article up on the pains and perils of pitching a game.

» Read the Entire Post »

December 25th, 2007
Merry Christmas Everyone!
by Scorpia

Best wishes to all for a great holiday week! I hope Santa brought you all the goodies you wanted, especially games. And if he didn’t, I hope someone else did ;) Have fun!!

December 24th, 2007
The Truth About Mokor
by Scorpia

(It’s a slow day, so you’re stuck with Mokor)

Subject: Mokor revealed…

Yes, Mokor is no mere wandering wannabe. He is the reincarnation of the great hero of yesteryear, Nerevar! It is his Destiny to unite the Three Houses and the Four Tribes against the final Foozle, Dagoth Ur.

» Read the Entire Post »