It’s time for the increasingly-traditional Friday roundup post!
This week we’ve got an eclectic collection of posts, from a look at the difficulties of item description (in a text MUD, but applying to all games) to a combination HOWTO and travelogue…
- Big Bear Butt chronicles his trials, tribulations and eventual solution as he used WoWhead data to search all over Azeroth for the Unborn Valykr.
Read “Following the Unborn Valkyr” »
- Tobold asks for a slightly more sophisticated dialogue about F2P – rather than just treating it as one homogenous mass, he argues we should be looking at the details of each game’s payments, and discussing what works and what doesn’t.
Read “From the general to the specific” »
- And The Ancient Gaming Noob looks at the problem of whether to describe weapons with numbers (which are immersion-breaking) or simply descriptions (which can be really hard to interpret).
Read “The Feedback Issue” »