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October 31st, 2008
Zombie Attack
by Scorpia

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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October 30th, 2008
Biography Matters
by Scorpia

In RPGs, that is. Especially the pencil-and-paper ones. However, it can also matter in the computer variety.

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October 29th, 2008
FO3 DRM Issues
by Scorpia

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.

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October 28th, 2008
The Untouched
by Scorpia

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.

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October 28th, 2008
Fallout 3 Warning
by Scorpia

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

October 27th, 2008
Story In MMOGs
by Scorpia

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.

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October 26th, 2008
A Lazy Day
by Scorpia

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.

October 25th, 2008
The First Time Through
by Scorpia

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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