Chris "Syeric" Coke

Author's details

Date registered: July 25, 2009
URL: http://www.gamebynight.com

Latest posts

  1. ESO: Do It Right the First Time — May 5, 2014
  2. ArcheAge: This Generation’s Vanguard (In a Good Way!) — May 1, 2014
  3. First Thoughts on the ArcheAge Alpha — April 30, 2014
  4. Good stuff for eyes and ears, volume #1 — April 28, 2014
  5. Keeping up with the Joneses — April 25, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Why Buy Used? Just Pirate… — 34 comments
  2. New Information on Undead Labs’ Zombie MMO — 28 comments
  3. FFXIV is Meant For Consoles; a Suggestion for ALL Players — 21 comments
  4. Post Removed; Pulling Out — 21 comments
  5. TOR Might Wind Up a “Clone”– Why Is That Bad, Again? — 18 comments

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ESO: Do It Right the First Time

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I’ve been thinking a lot about Elder Scrolls Online lately. Ever since my post about Keeping Up With the Joneses, I’ve been hovering over the purchase button. Well it’s a good thing I didn’t! Out of the blue, I received an email from the Zenimax notifying me I had “purchased the game” and reminding me …

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ArcheAge: This Generation’s Vanguard (In a Good Way!)

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I’ve been struggling to articulate why I find ArcheAge so compelling since I first began hearing about it. I described it many times in the past, talking about its many systems or how it supported the virtual world concept. Now that I have my hands on it, I think I’ve come to a conclusion about …

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First Thoughts on the ArcheAge Alpha

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Thanks to the good folks at Trion Worlds, I was able to get an invitation to the ArcheAge alpha test. I have been excited for this game since it was first revealed, so seeing that invitation pop up in my inbox gave me quite the thrill, let me tell you! I haven’t had a ton …

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Good stuff for eyes and ears, volume #1

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I read a lot of gaming blogs but you know what posts I really like coming across? The ones where the author shares some of the other things they’ve been enjoying lately. You know… books, movies, podcasts – that kind of thing. It’s like a window into other things that I might enjoy, so today …

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Keeping up with the Joneses

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Internet, I have a problem. You make me buy things. No, no… don’t argue. You do. Just last night I noticed Belghast slipping through my window and ordering my copy of Diablo 3.  And then folks like this start talking about ArcheAge and Warlords of Draenor – it’s like you have a straw right into …

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Review-Preview: Stick it to The Man!

Today, I would like to announce my new YouTube channel, GBNPlays. I’ve actually been interested in this for quite a while but only recently decided to make the plunge and learn video editing. I have all of the pieces in order and can begin putting out videos as quickly as I can capture and upload them. …

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Shifting Review Scores

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If you pay any attention to the mainstream gaming press, you’ve probably heard about the mess that is Battlefield 4. Ever since the game released on next-gen consoles, there has been a constant crap-storm of commentary: How could DICE release a game in this state? It’s not worth buying! Go get your money back! All of this underlined …

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Taking Questions for Scott Hartsman Tomorrow (12/12)

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Hi Guys, We will be interviewing Scott Hartsman, CEO of Trion Worlds, on MMORPG.com‘s Game On: ESP Edition podcast tomorrow. I have a set of interview questions lined up but would love to gather some of yours as well. If you have a question you would like us to consider, please leave it in a …

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What are Games Worth?

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Syl recently published an excellent post asking how we defined the value of our video games. Her discussion was drawn from Episode 30 of our Game On podcast. Our conversation there stemmed from the recent supporter packs offered for Trove by Trion Worlds. The general consensus was that, be it Trove, Star Citizen, or any …

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Remembering Fun

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I decided to go back to World of Warcraft. Just kidding! But that does make a good first line to a return post, doesn’t it? Since the last time I posted on this blog, something I intend to rectify beginning now, I’ve spent a good amount of time considering our attitudes as gamers. Now, we’re …

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