Beyond Bossfights 3 – Gaming/Life Balance

Goldenstar and Merric of Casually Strolling Through MMO’s join me to talk about the need for intentional balance, and life after CSTM. Thanks for listening to this unofficial “Casual Stroll to Mordor reunion”!
 
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Battle Bards Episode 22: Guild Wars

A long time ago the Battle Bards gave their frank analysis of the immense Guild Wars 2 soundtrack.  While that podcast won several awards and is now being used as standard class curriculum in all primary schools, the original Guild Wars has remain…

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Massive Failure #62 – Looking to the Future

Today we look at February Game Producer’s letter for  The Secret World, talk a bit about some controversy regarding the 3rd anniversary event in Rift, as well as look at a cryptic clue about the future of Neverwinter. Contents: Intro (0:19) * Been playing the “Carnival of the Ascended” event in Rift Main Topics * Bad […]

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Massive Failure #61 – A Fond Farewell

It’s all-Rift, all the time on today’s show! I say goodbye to some special folk from Trion, talk a bit about Trion’s unique take on Free-to-Play, and ponder what me might see in 3.0, as well as when we might see it Contents: Intro (0:19) * Been playing Rift, as always. Main Topics * Is Trion […]

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Massive Failure #60 – Sinking Ship

On this week’s podcast, I ponder whether or not the massive layoffs at Turbine are as bad as they seem for their stable of MMORPGs. Also, the NDA has dropped on “The Elder Scrolls Online”, and I bid “Guild Wars 2″ a bittersweet farewell. Contents: Intro (0:19) * Doing Dailies in Rift, when not leveling alts […]

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Massive Failure #59 – My Kingdom For An Artifact!

On today’s “Massive Failure”, we talk about the new update (2.6) for “Rift”, delve into the mysterious happenings at Sony Online Entertainment, and I ask “Are MMORPGs irrelevant?” Contents: Intro (0:19) * Rifting it up on a snow day! Main Topics * Rift Update 2.6: Dream Weaver comes out tomorrow, I share my thoughts on this […]

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Beyond Bossfights 2 – Girls and Gaming

Whiteberry of Laurelin and I discuss some of the differences between guys and girls in gaming, have fun with some of the stereotypes, and talk about some of the problems the industry faces.

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Beyond Bossfights Episode 2 – Girls and Gaming

Whiteberry of Laurelin and I discuss some of the differences between guys and girls in gaming, have fun with some of the stereotypes, and talk about some of the problems the industry faces. Download | Subscribe on iTunes Show notes: Intro…

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Battle Bards Episode 21: Moving (special giveaway challenge!)

What MMO music truly moves us?  That’s the wide-open question that Steff asked the Battle Bards crew to tackle for today’s show.  While there’s a variety of answers and perspectives on this, what you’ll find is a ton of excellent music and he…

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Massive Failure #58 – The One with the Thing

On this week’s extravaganza, I discuss the uproar surrounding the pre-order offerings for “The Elder Scrolls Online”, give my opinion regarding the fate of Funcom in the wake of last week’s raid of their corporate headquarters, and talk a bit about customization in “Wildstar”. Contents: Intro (0:19) * Not a lot of gaming went on this […]

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