Tagged: mmorpg


work: what me, hireable?

I had my “on-site” interview today, actually meeting the federal client and seeing where I might work. I’m still deciding what I want to do, but I can’t help wear a smile and perhaps a slight swagger. Being in-demand, professionally,...


One Game to Rule them All

Sluggy Freelance is doing a fantastic job skewering WoW in his recent Chapter titled Years of Yarncraft. Not that I don’t like MMOs, but strips like this morning’s remind me why sometimes I don’t miss them.


Farewell Gary

Gary Gygax, one of the co-creators of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, died Tuesday morning at his home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, according to Stephen Chenault, CEO of Troll Lord Games. Gygax designed the original D&D game with Dave...


(Over) Heard in the Cafeteria

I am not making this up and I only include it as a reference to the previous entry. I went downstairs, not hungry for lunch today but craving for some Perrier with a slice of lemon. Yeah, I’m a snob,...


Damn MMO sucked me back in!

City of Heroes released a new update yesterday, Issue 11. New powersets, a new type of quest allowing characters to go back in time and replay previous missions and arcs they may have missed, and new costume bits including hairstyles...


I didn’t mean to!

But I went ahead and clicked on the wrong LJ-link and was treated to a glimpse, literally just a glimpse of something from last night’s Heroes which I haven’t yet watched. The glimpse was nothing shocking, but it made the...


I needed a chuckle

I’m about to head into a 2-hr workshop on cyber security, I need a laugh. Bless you webcomics! Penny Arcade: Men Are From Krypton Real Life: Casual Gamers Anonymous *ahh, that’s better. That CGA joke is SO true as well....


That ain’t right

Sure, sure, I took today off because I wasn’t feeling so hot. And I did feel better.. and I did 6, count’em, 6 loads of laundry. I took a brief walk… to the dry cleaners and then I got busy!…...


Oh.. THERE it is!

Richard Dean Anderson on The Simpsons. Best. Guest-Voice. Ever. Where the hell else you gonna get him to go on the air and say McGyver was stupid? Woo-hoo! And thank you for some of the most fun in WoW I’ve...