MMOs played (some only briefly), not including betas:
Everquest, Everquest 2, Star Wars Galaxies, City of Heroes, City of Villains, Final Fantasy XI, Guild Wars, Guild Wars 2, World of Warcraft, Champions Online, Warhammer, SWTOR, Secret World
That definition, being put another way, being: "a game that requires skill and [significant] physical exertion [beyond what is possessed by the average person]."
I think you need these qualifiers? Or something similar.
So again tell me what's different other than "it's physical".
You could argue that playing counter-strike is a lot like the recognized sport of riflery. Of course, you could also argue that riflery is not a proper sport eith…
Here is a decent article discussing whether video games properly could be called a sport:
I have to admit that although my knee jerk reaction to …
EQ made high-end crafters rare through sheer horrible design. The crafting in EQ was just absolutely horrible to grind through.
EQ was full of things like that. It was 1999, and they didn't have 200 previous games to lo…
I can remember seeking out crafters in Everquest who could make really good bows and quivers that most people could not make. I had to track them down, find a time when they weren't raiding that I could talk to them, and get them the mats (in person…
I must make a confession - I really don't like the way "vampires" are done in concept in vast majority of books, movies etc... Just in general I think the whole vampire thing is a bag of shite
Now having said all that - I stil…
So you pay $10 and only 25% goes to a cause, and that cause isn't helping kids with cancer or disaster relief, but rather prize money for people already well off enough to have an e-sport level computer? Color me amazed.
It reminded me of Robert Altman and the making of the movie M*A*S*H. Altman knew the film was unconventional and controversial, so he did everything he could to keep it secret and hide it during production, even deliberately selecting the worst sets…
I don't want to reinvent the genre with each new game. Just little improvements. Tweaks to graphics. A fresh set of bad guys to beat on. New places and people to see. Some cool new clothes. And I'm good.