SWTOR Exit Survey

My SWTOR account is on the way out. I decided not to resubscribe, but I have no doubt that I may eventually go back. Give the game a year or so, maybe less, and it may be worth the price of the subscription. Since BioWare didn't have a very robust comment system upon cancellation, I [...]

Misc MMO Thoughts

Lately, my thoughts on gaming (and MMOs in general) have been numerous and scattered.  So here they are in a bulleted list! It took BioWare until this week to fix my bugged class quest. After grinding the last 10 levels out sans the Inquisitor story, I don't feel compelled to go back. Thanks for fixing [...]

Dungeons and Dragons: Memorable Moments?

I was just standing there, minding my own business, when a messenger came up the stairs leading to the temple of Pelor.  I was just a Cleric looking for a library to rest in, see if there were any good books about Ioun I hadn't read before.  I wasn't looking for adventure, or really even [...]

In Defense of Free-to-Play

The MMO subscription model does nothing to engender loyalty from a gamer any more than a shock collar actually teaches your dog to stop peeing on your flowers.

How much is SWTOR Worth?

Me: "I don't think I'm going to be sticking with The Old Republic." My wife: "Wait, you paid $150 for the stupid collector's edition and aren't sticking with it? Are you serious?" The discussion then proceeded into her asking me if the extra stuff was worth it, to which I answered a solid."Actually, no. It's [...]

How to Start a D&D Campaign?

Every so often, I get the hankering to play a tabletop RPG.  Back in college, we had some rousing games of Dungeons and Dragons.  I have a lot of fond memories of those nights where my buddies and I would sit around a table and kill the devil or something silly like that. (I won't [...]