Massive Failure #67 – Too soon?

Well, “The Elder Scrolls Online” has officially launched, and the Free-to-Play countdown clock has started. In other news, Trion dropped some more news regarding “ArcheAge” last week in the form of an FAQ, and I take a critical look at the initial Alpha patch notes for “World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor” Contents: Intro (0:19) * […]

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The Rise and Demise of The Video Store

What if, for over a decade, you sat on an empire that was worth hundreds of millions of dollars? Everyone is in agreence, that’s enough cash to start an amazing party. But fast forward only a few years and…POOF! you’re gone, besides a meager …

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Beyond Bossfights 4 – Machinima (and An Unexpected Vidcast!)

This month, I’m joined by Pash, the creative genius behind An Unexpected Vidcast. We talk about his inspiration for the vidcast, he walks me through his creative process, and we speculate on the reasons that the machinima style of film making hasn’t ta…

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Battle Bards Episode 24: More World of Warcraft

We couldn’t stay away from Azeroth for long, and so the Bards have journeyed back to World of Warcraft for a second show dedicated to exploring our favorites from the soundtrack.
This episode is also notable in that it’s Battle Bards’ first anniversar…

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Massive Failure #66 – Changing My Tune

I’ve taken a hard look at my stance regarding gaming, and decided I needed to alter my opinion on a few games. Today I revisit several MMORPGs, and give them a closer look with a fresh, unbiased opinion! Contents: Intro (0:19) * Still playing around with the new media computer I built, and getting ready for […]

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Massive Failure #65 – Pick Your Poison

Today I ask a simple question: “Which Next-Gen MMO are you going to choose?” With TESO and Wildstar so close to launch, which will get your money and attention? Both, one or the other, or neither? It’s a complicated choice we all face, so I give it an entire show! Contents: Intro (0:19) * Not a […]

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Battle Bards Episode 23: Epic Boss Battles

When the bards aren’t playing their tunes (or at least listening to them), they’re facing down the fiercest, biggest bad guys in all of MMOs.  It’s at this point of conflict that they raise a finger and say to the Undead Lord of Hell, “Oh hey, is …

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Massive Failure #64 – Impeccable Timing

Lots of pre-orders going on, as Carbine finally announces their for “Wildstar”, complete with a launch date and dropping the NDA, and Blizzard announces the pre-order for “Warlords of Draenor”, the next expansion for “World of Warcraft”. We also discuss some recent big news regarding “ArcheAge”. Contents: Intro (0:19) * Been busy as a bee with […]

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Massive Failure #63 – Truthiness

This week on the podcast: More bad news out of Funcom regarding “The Secret World”, Trion introduces their new Community Management Team, and I ponder why Carbine’s continues to keep the NDA in force on regular beta testers of “Wildstar”. NOTE – This episode was recorded days before Carbine dropped the NDA and released information […]

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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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