So it’s Halloween again, and this year, several games featured “attack of the zombies”, in particular, WoW (which didn’t please everyone, either). What’s so special about zombies?
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In RPGs, that is. Especially the pencil-and-paper ones. However, it can also matter in the computer variety.
Fallout 3 is here. And so is (in)SecuRom. That’s right, Bethesda is using that for copy protection. As you might expect, the messages are coming in about problems installing the game.
Over at Gamasutra, they’ve posted the results of a survey of 562 gamers made by NPD Group. It turns out that 11% percent of all households have bought games that are still shrinkwrapped.
Gameplayer Australia has a non-spoiler warning up on the endgame of Fallout 3. Apparently, when you finish the main line, it’s automatically “game over, man”. If you’re planning on getting FO3, you should check this out.
FO3 Endgame Warning at gameplayers.au
Story. That’s one of the big things in game design these days: getting more “story” in games. Now it seems that “story” is edging into MMOGs.
Yep, very lazy. So rather than doing all the work, I leave it up to you (besides, you folks do such a good job ;). Which means this is an Open Comments night. But remember: game-related, please.
I prefer to start with a fighter. It’s often the safest class, for all the obvious reasons: the most hitpoints, the best combat ability, and usually the best gear as time goes on.
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