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Massively commenters recently reminded me that one of the things that bug me about retro themeparks is the loot that drops in dungeons and raids -- or to be more specific, the lack thereof. You want me to pile how many people into a multi-hour raid and reward only one or two of them with a boss dro...

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The new Thunderforged loot designation -- much like the affix Raid Finder -- was introduced into Patch 5.2 for a number of reasons by Blizzard. While the affix does stay certain pieces from disenchantable execution on farm bosses, players largely regarded Thunderforged items as another attempt to...

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This month has been a tough one for Loot Drop, the developer behind Ubisoft Facebook game Ghost Recon Commander. Loot Drop co-founder (and newlywed) Brenda Brathwaite had her "Old-School RPG" Kickstarter canceled, and the developer's biggest game, Ghost Recon Commander, will no longer continue. Loo...

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Matrimonial news now, as development veterans John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite tied the knot this weekend. The Romeros, who between them can boast Doom, Wizardry, Quake, Commander Keen, Jagged Alliance, and Wolfenstein 3D on their résumés, co-founded social games studio Loot Drop in ...

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Shaker, the "Old-School RPG" Kickstarter project from game industry veterans Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall, has been canceled. Started on October 3, the project raised over $247,000 of its $1 million goal with 13 days to go. An update on the Kickstarter page reads, "In the industry, games are pitc...

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The "old-school RPG" Kickstarter by industry vets Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall took some lumps the other day for not revealing more about the game's story. Today the pair rectified the criticism on the project's Kickstarter page. Two games are planned if the project reaches a $1.9 million stretch...

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