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PayPal's commerce system wasn't built for crowdfunding, and that has created problems for some startups -- the company recently (if briefly) froze $45,000 of Mailpile's assets, for example. The PayPal team is determined to set things right, however, and just announced that it's reworking its polic...

September 13th 2013 at 2:29am 0 Comments
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With the last bit of Update 2.1: Customization revealed yesterday, I can talk about an item that will change the free-to-play side of Star Wars: The Old Republic. After the next update, F2P players can withdraw credits from escrow with Cartel Coins. Although I will not have a way to find out whethe...

May 7th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Friday, The Road to Mordor brings you the latest in Lord of the Rings Online news, guides and analysis. It's always amusing to me when the Turbine team gets decked out in leather, waves around their riding crops and starts abducting members of the public for their innocuous "surveys." Okay,...

April 16th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Trust is a rare commodity in EVE Online. Many players are drawn to the game by the fact that almost any form of deceit, betrayal, and outright treachery is allowed in EVE. Not all players head down this path, of course, but plenty do. This element of risk is what makes the game exciting, but even th...

June 30th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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At the end of every month the Lord of the Rings Online Europe team sits down for a dev chat. February's happened last night at Stratics and this time we got some juice on the upcoming Book 13 content patch. Here are the highlights: Book 13 will contain a new area to explore that is bigger than...

February 28th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments