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It's time once again for me to throw out my awards for the best of free-to-play, indie, and oddball MMOs, a real niche-within-a-niche. It might seem that I am assigned many of these titles as though I were some modern day Mikey, but the truth is that I get a huge thrill out of finding a new game bu...

January 1st 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Fans of the The Dark Eye fantasy RPG have another avenue to pursue their adventures: the browser-based MMORPG Herokon Online. And thanks to the newly released beta update, there is even more for fans to enjoy. The latest update offers a totally reworked hero creation system with new specialization...

October 21st 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Ahh, summer love. With the vacations, the longer days, and the elevated moods brought on by all that additional sunshine, it's no wonder that romantic interludes are known to crop up before and after the vernal equinox. Between the extra time and the good feelings, the summer season is an optimal t...

August 26th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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I knew I would likely enjoy my time in Herokon Online, but not because I enjoy every game I come across. The truth has always been that I will gladly complain, tear up, and criticize any game that deserves it. No, I knew I would like Herokon Online for established reasons. First, I covered the gam...

August 25th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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You know the days -- the ones when the sun is so bright and the heat is so oppressive that lifting a finger to do anything more than click your mouse requires nearly Herculean effort? When you just feel listless, unable to get anything accomplished? Welcome to the dog days of summer! (Sorry, no do...

August 19th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Prime World, a combination MOBA and MMORTS-ish game by Nival, is a fresh take on what appears to be an ever-growing genre. Will vets of the familiar match-based games feel as though it goes too far into new territory, or will they appreciate the changes to their beloved gameplay? While I'll leave t...

August 18th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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GDC Online was fantastic this year. Really, it's great every year, but I found more bits of goodness this time around than ever before. It's simply my favorite convention, possibly because it's aimed more at press and devs than at fans. There's a wonderful lack of loudspeakers booming dance music...

October 17th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments