Item-decay

08.24.14
Stick and Rudder: Star Citizen is standing on the shoulders of genre giants
08.24.14

Stick and Rudder: Star Citizen is standing on the shoulders of genre giants

It's confession time, folks. My Star Citizen fandom has been on the fritz. It's not that I'm less e...

By J. Reahard,   08.24.14
View
01.17.14
Some Assembly Required: Pre-NGE SWG's proper sandbox PvP
01.17.14

Some Assembly Required: Pre-NGE SWG's proper sandbox PvP

A few weeks ago I ranted at indie sandbox devs who continue pumping out poorly conceived FFA PvP ga...

By J. Reahard,   01.17.14
View
08.01.13
Pathfinder Online asks what's in your backpack
08.01.13

Pathfinder Online asks what's in your backpack

Are you the sort of player whose inventory is forever overflowing with items of indeterminate sourc...

By E. Lefebvre,   08.01.13
View
07.05.13
Some Assembly Required: On MMOs and loss aversion
07.05.13

Some Assembly Required: On MMOs and loss aversion

I've been reading a book called Scorecasting lately. It's basically an academic exercise in statist...

By J. Reahard,   07.05.13
View
05.31.13
WildStar economy post talks item decay, Raph Koster, and more
05.31.13

WildStar economy post talks item decay, Raph Koster, and more

What do hyperinflation and Raph Koster's A Theory of Fun for Game Design have to do with WildStar?...

By J. Reahard,   05.31.13
View
09.08.12
The Daily Grind: Should MMOs embrace item decay?
09.08.12

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs embrace item decay?

If you grew up on themeparks like World of Warcraft, the very idea of item decay is probably fore...

By B. Royce,   09.08.12
View
07.02.12
Exclusive: Grimlands dev talks post-apocalyptic PvP, item decay, and more
07.02.12

Exclusive: Grimlands dev talks post-apocalyptic PvP, item decay, and more

During last month's E3 and earlier this year at GDC, we got a chance to lay our hands on Grimland...

By J. Reahard,   07.02.12
View
09.30.11
Some Assembly Required: How to screw up your sandbox
09.30.11

Some Assembly Required: How to screw up your sandbox

Between bouts of Global Agenda, Age of Conan, and a stack of single-player games, I've been taking...

By J. Reahard,   09.30.11
View
09.21.11
Massively Exclusive: ArcheAge's Jake Song on consensual PvP, inflation, and more
09.21.11

Massively Exclusive: ArcheAge's Jake Song on consensual PvP, inflation, and more

ArcheAge news has been a bit sporadic of late, and it's also been quite some time since we talked t...

By J. Reahard,   09.21.11
View