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  Topic: ActiveX - my experience
misterorange_

Replies: 230
Views: 111547

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2005 3:31 pm   Subject: ActiveX - my experience
Hey Brian, I'm the guy who submitted the story to /. (*ducks*)

I'm sorry if it brought unwanted attention, and the id software remark was simply to give the geeks a point of reference.

To me you ...
  Topic: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
misterorange_

Replies: 49
Views: 43466

PostForum: Games   Posted: Wed Dec 29, 2004 2:21 am   Subject: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
Seems silly though really, every character type can and will level, time invested is the main factor, so people should be selecting classes on what they think they'll find fun. Yet even in something a ...
  Topic: Google adwords
misterorange_

Replies: 6
Views: 4122

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2004 3:13 am   Subject: Google adwords
http://beta.onfolio.com/

Best. RSS Reader. Ever.

Awesome plugins for IE/Firefox, and once you try the newspaper layout you'll never go back.

I've tried quite a few aggregators/readers, but th ...
  Topic: Sleeping pills to get necessary sleep...
misterorange_

Replies: 14
Views: 8041

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2004 6:15 pm   Subject: Sleeping pills to get necessary sleep...
I must agree there, exercise can give you the best sleep you're not getting, and too much mcdonalds can make for bad dreams and bad stomach problems.

This doesn't actually mean I do (or don't do) e ...
  Topic: Speaking of long hours. Great article about EA worker abuse
misterorange_

Replies: 23
Views: 12414

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2004 4:40 pm   Subject: Re: EA Responds
It would take little effort for EA to say "You know what, fuck this, we're moving to Texas" or some other more employer friendly location.

Hmm...Texas? Why there?
  Topic: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
misterorange_

Replies: 49
Views: 43466

PostForum: Games   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 2:52 pm   Subject: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
That's right up there with "Diablo 2 had co-op, and that's why it sold 3M copies."

Hehe, I didn't mean to imply that Smile All I'm saying is that it was part of a successful formula, one that is worki ...
  Topic: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
misterorange_

Replies: 49
Views: 43466

PostForum: Games   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 1:52 pm   Subject: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
The problem is that there are second order effects from increased soloability. There are immense second order effects from changing just about anything in the mechanics of an MMOG. There are negativ ...
  Topic: Turn-based mechanic
misterorange_

Replies: 39
Views: 22770

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 11:38 am   Subject: Turn-based mechanic
Yes, basically they will have a prompt each time another player does something.

Of course, they should have an "Auto-Pass" option so they won't see this if they choose not to. (or if combat is divi ...
  Topic: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
misterorange_

Replies: 49
Views: 43466

PostForum: Games   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 10:48 am   Subject: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
Yes, it seems that the most brilliant idea that has come from WoW is the ability to play solo and still have fun and make progress in the game. It's one of those things that is so simple and should be ...
  Topic: Turn-based mechanic
misterorange_

Replies: 39
Views: 22770

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:25 pm   Subject: Turn-based mechanic
Yes, but this prompted the long post:

If a proper UI for deferral w/ interrupt were done, that might be interesting. As each character does something, you get the choice of hitting an "interrupt b ...
  Topic: Turn-based mechanic
misterorange_

Replies: 39
Views: 22770

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 5:04 pm   Subject: Turn-based mechanic
In most CCGs, timing is everything. Not all of them, but most rely on interacting with the other player. This conversation, in particular, is about combat.

Let's take for example how Magic: The Gat ...
  Topic: HL2 review posted
misterorange_

Replies: 46
Views: 40239

PostForum: Games   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:36 pm   Subject: HL2 review posted
"What is the first letter of paragraph 3 on page 114?"

Answer: #$^@#$@#%!#%

Oh, and Dog was the damn bomb. Why was he so easily forgotten? Because he was only the sweet pimp of character joy for ...
  Topic: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
misterorange_

Replies: 49
Views: 43466

PostForum: Games   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:29 pm   Subject: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
The elite quests really do require groups, good exp on group questing too, I do like that.

I actually ran into this just last night, so I do think it shows a lot of forethought that they have ques ...
  Topic: CCG Workshop
misterorange_

Replies: 3
Views: 2824

PostForum: Game Development   Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2004 9:47 am   Subject: CCG Workshop
I've been poking around [url=http://www.ccgworkshop.com]CCG Workshop for the past couple of days, wondering of the possiblities. I'm a CCG guy, recently contracted to help develop a large expansion to ...
  Topic: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
misterorange_

Replies: 49
Views: 43466

PostForum: Games   Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2004 8:40 am   Subject: World of Warcraft - Anyone playing the game or have any Q's?
Well, I've currently tried a Dwarf Warlock who got destroyed when a server on the east coast went poof (apparently Blizzard shut down a lot of them).

Right now I'm a level 12 Warrior, and wish I wa ...
 
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