Motivation

09.24.13
The Soapbox: What's my motivation?
09.24.13

The Soapbox: What's my motivation?

If you play MMOs, odds are good that you're familiar with the classic "kill ten rats" quest trope....

By M. Foster,   09.24.13
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01.15.13
The Daily Grind: Which games make you feel lost without a guild?
01.15.13

The Daily Grind: Which games make you feel lost without a guild?

There are games I will play happily without a proper guild. I'll happily tool around in Star Wars...

By E. Lefebvre,   01.15.13
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10.23.12
The Daily Grind: How intense are you when you play?
10.23.12

The Daily Grind: How intense are you when you play?

We all play at different intensity levels. It's human nature. Some of us sit down for a night of...

By E. Lefebvre,   10.23.12
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08.27.12
RunKeeper and GymPact want you to get paid for tracking your fitness
08.27.12

RunKeeper and GymPact want you to get paid for tracking your fitness

Staying motivated to achieve your fitness goals is always difficult. But would you be motivated i...

By S. Sande,   08.27.12
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05.11.12
Storyboard: Why roleplaying is worth the trouble
05.11.12

Storyboard: Why roleplaying is worth the trouble

Why bother roleplaying? I've covered a lot of topics in this column that circle around that topi...

By E. Lefebvre,   05.11.12
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04.11.12
Storybricks video reveals UI, gameplay, zombified NPC
04.11.12

Storybricks video reveals UI, gameplay, zombified NPC

Back in January, Namaste Entertainment released its second video dev diary for Storybricks. Prior...

By J. Reahard,   04.11.12
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02.20.12
Does a video game have to force us to make good choices?
02.20.12

Does a video game have to force us to make good choices?

Take a moment and picture this: There's a politician out there, a pretty sleazy politician, who i...

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06.03.11
Storyboard: Motivational seekers
06.03.11

Storyboard: Motivational seekers

Every character has a reason for adventuring. Call it what you will, depending on setting, but th...

By E. Lefebvre,   06.03.11
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05.08.11
EVE Evolved: Corporate benefits and new players
05.08.11

EVE Evolved: Corporate benefits and new players

In a recent article, I explored the effect that power players have on EVE Online's subscription r...

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