Tag Archive: STO

Does anyone appreciate scale anymore?

Just a quick post to say the following: I love that SWTOR is so effing big. I love feeling like I’m part of a huge zone or inside a massive structure. A lot of people don’t. The cynics will tell you that it’s all an artificial way to keep you playing longer (because tedium = …

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F2P STO Means I’ll Play It

So there’s a bit of a kerfuffle going on right now about Star Trek Online going F2P. First off, let me just say: Wilhelm is right, why wasn’t this game free-to-play already? It’s for that reason that I entirely agree with a big part of said fuffle: The game simply wasn’t worth $15 a month. …

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The Multiverse – Season 02 Episode 07 – “A Game of Bones”

Hallelujah! It’s 91 degrees in New York and we’re turning the heat up even higher with this episode of the Multiverse. This week we’re joined by our friend Gavin of Flex Your Geek, Rift Watchers, and, of course, Vagary TV! We have a great time talking about the week’s news, which includes Cryptic moving to …

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Why WoW Keeps Pulling You Back

WoW is like a Snuggie. It is NOT unmanly to own a Snuggie. Or to use your wife's. Look, my apartment gets cold and I need to type, okay?

When a player announces that they’re planning on leaving WoW, never to return, a lot of us roll our eyes, smile, and nod. From time to time, I’ll come across posts like these on the official forums, usually greeted by “you’ll be back” responses and promises of “we’ll see you soon.” That’s probably why I’ve …

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Thoughts on the STO Tutorial


So, as I mentioned last night, I just purchased Star Trek Online from Direct 2 Drive. I had planned on letting the download manager run overnight but, as it turns out, I didn’t have to as the entire 8GB file downloaded in just under two hours! There were no patches to install or settings to …

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The Multiverse – Episode #7: “MMO Divorce”

Hey Everyone, We’re back at it again, with Episode 7 of The Multiverse. This week, we talk about RMT, where MMOs are headed, and whether or not Global Agenda and MAG are really MMOs. We also talk a little bit about Final Fantasy 14, the outbreak of nude mining in Mortal Online, and Lego Universe. …

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