Got my beta key for FireFall and installed today… While this game is only in beta, it looks like it may help satisfy my scifi gaming fix. There's a bunch of competition in this area with Dust 514, Planetside 2, and Defiance, but variety is the spice of life. More to come on this title
Goldenstar over at A Casual Stroll to Mordor asks the question “Would You Join the Beta?” in her weekly poll, and I emphatically answered – YES! I've had great experiences in betas and on playtest servers in the past (StarFleet Command, Eve Online, Battlefield 3, Star Trek Online, The Secret World, WoW:MoP, and many others),
It was a slow week, with 3 hours spent ingame among 3 different games. The first hour went to a new game on my list – Ghost Recon Online. I had not even heard that this was in development before getting an email Thursday announcing a beta key giveaway. Having played and enjoyed many of
This week I felt like I had not put in any gaming time, but it turns out that I played for 11 hours over 13 different sessions in 7 different games. I guess when gaming occurs in smaller chunks, I am less aware of how much time I am spending. In any case, the majority
This week has been heavily focused on Diablo 3 and advancing my Wizard further. Lenora has made it to level 28 and is currently running towards the end of act 3. I tend to run with an electrocute/disintegration build, particularly when grouped with a melee character. I find that this build works well in pumping
Looking forward to this… Beta weekend #3 starts this Friday, June 15th, though I am sure I won’t get to play until Saturday. They are supposed to open up the game outside of Kingsmouth including a couple of dungeons and once again, you get to keep your previously made character.
I was fortunate enough to gain access to the second weekend beta for The Secret World. My character from week one was still around so I headed back to Kingsmouth. This trip, instead of messing around with the zombies (which I found were part of a repeatable quest), I headed straight to the sheriffs
During the course of a typical workday day, I am pulled in so many directions that it is sometimes hard to remember which project I spent my time on, so I started tracking what I did on an hourly basis. Because I like to play multiple games over the course of a week, I carried