Boredom

01.22.13
The Soapbox: Can we reward fun over persistence?
01.22.13

The Soapbox: Can we reward fun over persistence?

MMOs are games of repetition. Advancing past a certain point is always a matter of doing the same...

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10.18.12
The Daily Grind: Do you multitask while playing MMOs?
10.18.12

The Daily Grind: Do you multitask while playing MMOs?

Yesterday evening was pretty typical of weeknights at the old homestead. There was a bit of MMO p...

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07.16.12
Officers' Quarters: Mind the gap
07.16.12

Officers' Quarters: Mind the gap

Every Monday, Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of gu...

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01.09.12
Wings Over Atreia: Happy Newb Year!
01.09.12

Wings Over Atreia: Happy Newb Year!

Oh, that feeling when a game is new and everything is an adventure! Say what you will, but I cher...

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05.06.11
The Daily Grind: What do you do during downtime in the game?
05.06.11

The Daily Grind: What do you do during downtime in the game?

MMOs, especially older ones, often suffered or benefited (depending on whom you asked) from havin...

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03.17.11
Captain's Log: Bridging the gap
03.17.11

Captain's Log: Bridging the gap

Captain's Log, Stardate 64711.7... Hello, computer (and players)! Wouldn't you agree that all MM...

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12.24.10
Exploring Eberron: Playtime over the holidays
12.24.10

Exploring Eberron: Playtime over the holidays

It's Christmas Eve, and most everyone is on some sort of holiday break. The interesting thing about...

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06.24.10
Anti-Aliased: Don't worry, it gets better in time
06.24.10

Anti-Aliased: Don't worry, it gets better in time

You know, I had no clue what to write about this week until I realized it was a topic that had been...

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06.02.10
The Daily Grind: Pick up and play
06.02.10

The Daily Grind: Pick up and play

As soon as you log on to City of Heroes, you can look up a randomly-generated mission via the news...

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