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 [...]

Firefly Online?

I was just poking through Massively when I ran across quite the doozy of a news snippet. Apparently, a group of indie developers, the Multiverse Foundation, are beginning work on what they hope will become a Firefly MMORPG.  I know what you're thinking--OH-EM-GEE!--because I am, too.  But we have to be careful not to get out [...]

The Beej Republic: A Week of SWTOR

Even after just a week of early access, I can safely say that if BioWare allowed for lifetime subscriptions, I would snag one as soon as my free month runs out.

The End of the World (of Warcraft)

And so, after seven years (I started on Malygos during release week of WoW in 2004), lots of friends, fun, and frustration, I logged out of Azeroth for the very last time.

On Gaming Priorities (and the SWTOR Beta)

Fun is not a never-ending points grind. It’s not a part-time job of raiding that leaves me with no real sense of accomplishment. It’s not convincing myself that I like the idea of a game, when I dislike the reality of it.