Via “Chinese Gold Farmers: Work or Fun?“: “This relationship is an amazing tangle of play and work. The gold farmer works playing a game, so he can earn money which he spends playing the same game. The customer finds part of the game too much like work, so he works at another job to earn… Continue reading The cheat code of the day is TURK
So there’s a recent kerfuffle involving accusations of corruption in EVE Online, the game not the ecofeminism. There were some accusations of the developer colluding with favored players that created a stir. Then, after a delay, the game company responds that they’ve been framed; via Slashdot: “The objective of this scheme was to permanently paint… Continue reading Game developer gets gamed by players
Via Slashdot, Wired News: Firefly Reborn as Online Universe says: “Like Capt. Mal Reynolds stumbling in after a bar fight, the short-lived but much beloved sci-fi series Firefly will soon make an unexpected return, not as a TV show, but as a massively multiplayer online game.” Okay, but the FAQ for the Multiverse demo client… Continue reading Firefly will virtually rise again
I was browsing around, thinking about fan fiction writing within the Firefly / Serenity universe, and ended up on a website with an adaptation of Firefly to an very interesting roleplaying system called Risus: The Anything RPG by S. John Ross, who has an e-mail address at the old illuminati domain io.com … which is… Continue reading Risus, the “Anything” RPG
This seems to be a bit stale, but there’s some interseting RPG pages, with promises of having the game system available soon. Timeon Rizer Rhunyen: World of Fog & Sky Update: Looks like there’s still plans to put out the game system before the end of 2005.