Anecdotes

09.19.12
A Mild-Mannered Reporter: A personal tribute to Paragon Studios
09.19.12

A Mild-Mannered Reporter: A personal tribute to Paragon Studios

When I started my career at Massively, I wasn't hired to be the City of Heroes guy. I wasn't hire...

By E. Lefebvre,   09.19.12
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06.15.12
Storyboard: When I was the problem
06.15.12

Storyboard: When I was the problem

I do not claim to have any sort of superhuman intellect. If I understand how people are likely to...

By E. Lefebvre,   06.15.12
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02.15.12
Choose My Adventure: Quest rhythm
02.15.12

Choose My Adventure: Quest rhythm

Questing is an essential part of MMOs. You can say that players should be the ones crafting stori...

By E. Lefebvre,   02.15.12
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12.03.11
Skyrim tips (for waiters)
12.03.11

Skyrim tips (for waiters)

Every few months a group of ravenous, garrulous gamers descends upon La Pentola restaurant in P...

By L. Kietzmann,   12.03.11
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10.07.11
Bulletstorm devs shocked by how much swearing was in their own game
10.07.11

Bulletstorm devs shocked by how much swearing was in their own game

The October issue of Game Developer's magazine features a postmortem on foul-mouthed shooter...

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08.02.11
The Daily Grind: What was your favorite experience as a tank?
08.02.11

The Daily Grind: What was your favorite experience as a tank?

Maybe you have a sword and shield, maybe you have a really high Dodge rating, maybe you have dura...

By E. Lefebvre,   08.02.11
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06.30.11
The Daily Grind: Which character death did you find the most memorable?
06.30.11

The Daily Grind: Which character death did you find the most memorable?

Your character will die. You know this going in. Death penalties in some games are harsher than o...

By E. Lefebvre,   06.30.11
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03.10.10
A Mild-Mannered Reporter: Tripping the XP fantastic
03.10.10

A Mild-Mannered Reporter: Tripping the XP fantastic

City of Heroes has the best pseudo-seasonal event anywhere: the double XP weekend. Forget holidays...

By E. Lefebvre,   03.10.10
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10.25.09
The Daily Grind: What death do you usually not talk about?
10.25.09

The Daily Grind: What death do you usually not talk about?

Characters die. It's not usually a permanent thing, but MMOs are kind of built on the premise that y...

By E. Lefebvre,   10.25.09
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