Monthly Archives: October 2012

When are we having ‘fun’?

I want to talk about this week’s Extra Credits episode, and since I don’t really want to set up shop on their forums just for this, I thought I’d do it here. The episode is called ‘Beyond Fun’, and it … Continue reading

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Playing Efficiently

As the designers of an MMORPG, surely you have a problem if you’re designing quests which even you recommend to players that they never finish? Last week TERA posted an addition to the crafting guide on their website, explaining the … Continue reading

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You say you want a revolution…

There’s an over-arching discussion around Guild Wars 2 which I’d like to throw my two cents into. This is the debate over whether or not this game “has changed everything” – whether or not it has revolutionised the MMORPG genre, … Continue reading

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