It actually isn’t as common as you might think that an MMOG makes it to five years. At GDC this year, six panelists from among the survivors got together and talked about their strategies for keeping old players and acquiring new ones.

And there’s sound advice in there for more industries and enterprises than just MMOGs.

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Gaia Online users get to proxy-vote at the Comic-Con masquerade live via webcast on 9 October. Cool notion.

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Play it now! Seven dwarfs, a wagon with tools and supplies, and a landscape rich in raw materials. Set up a colony, protect your dwarfs, expand and grow rich.

That’s Dwarf Fortress, perhaps the deepest and most intricate sandbox simulation game I’ve seen, and I have been meaning to write it up for a long time.

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Wow

Sep 26 2010

Okay, so my reaction to the announcement of Bioshock Infinite was almost extraordinarily lukewarm.

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