Category Archives: Online Gaming

I Was Wrong About Wildstar: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Clone

If you Google my gaming alias Maric you’ll likely find comments disparaging Carbine’s labor of love and new MMO darling Wildstar in a few opinion pieces here and there.  Not out of meanness. I’m really sick of the MMO communities attempts … Continue reading

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Fighting the Good Fight: Why the Independent MMORPG movement is a good one to support

I’ve been spamming Twitter over the last year about most every Kickstarter MMORPG that has been proposed.  Some of them I’ve believed in wholeheartedly (Mark Jacob’s Camelot Unchained).  Some of them are more of a gamble but have interesting ideas … Continue reading

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FFXIV Is The Most Beautiful MMORPG I’ve Played, And I’m Loving It

I was one of the original customers of Final Fantasy XIV, before the tag line ‘A Realm Reborn.  When FFXIV version 1.0 launched, it was a mess.  The uninspired game world consisted of shrub mazes which led from point to … Continue reading

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Robert’s Space Industries Releases Hangar Module: Backers See Their Ships for the First Time

In October of 2012 Chris Roberts of Wing Commander fame threw his dice into the Kickstarter crowdfunding game with a project he called ‘Star Citizen’. Star Citizen funded at a little over 2 million. Today, the crowdfunding total sits at … Continue reading

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Carbine Stuns Community By Announcing Subscription Based Payment Plan for WildStar, Chaos Ensues

Game developer Carbine did something somewhat surprising in the MMORPG world today. They announced that their upcoming online game WildStar will not launch with a Free to Play (F2P) business model as expected. As a matter of fact, Carbine is … Continue reading

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