Tag: MMORPG

The Fanatical and the Indifferent – Pixels & Dice #52

On today’s show, we talk about how different some MMORPG fanbases from others, and why that might be. Also, Scormus gives a final update regarding the recent “Magic: The Gathering” controversy. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN)…

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Pixels & Dice #42 – Shall We Play A Game?

Today we do something different… A Game Show… of sorts… Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD042.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play |…

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Pixels & Dice #39 – The Witching Hour

In honor of Halloween, today we discuss our favorite games for getting into the “spirit” of the holiday! Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD039.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:…

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Pixels & Dice #37 – Microtransaction Macrofailures

In the light of WB’s epic Lootbox failure in “Shadow of War”, Beoulus and Scormus discuss how some of their favorite games handle Microtransactions, and whether or not this system is acceptable. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network…

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Pixels & Dice #36 – A Musical Interlude

How important is music to your gaming experience, be it video games, tabletop games, pen-&-paper roleplaying, or what have you? Scormus and Beoulus give their thoughts on the matter today. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find…

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Pixels & Dice #31 – Happy Birthday, GW2!

Today, Scormus and Beoulus discuss the five year anniversary of “Guild Wars 2”, and some of the changes to the game over that time. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD031.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:…

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Pixels & Dice #27 – Rose-Colored Glasses

Today, Beoulus and Scormus talk about the inclination of Gamers to romanticize old games, be they pen-&-paper RPG, video games, or whatever. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD027.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

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Pixels & Dice #24 – From Pixels into Paper

Many tabletop roleplaying games have been translated into video games, but few go the other way. Why is that, and what video games would make the best pen-&-paper RPGs? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android…

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Pixels & Dice #23 – Holiday

Today Beoulus and Scormus chat about in-game Holidays, their overall merits and detriments, and which ones are the best. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD023.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

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Pixels & Dice #20 – A fresh perspective on ESO

Today, Beoulus reviews “The Elder Scrolls Online”, compares and contrasts it to “Skyrim”, as well as other MMORPGs. Meanwhile, Scormey will undoubtedly complain about ESO’s beta at some point… Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android…

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Pixels & Dice #18 – Repairing Raiding

Considering advances in video game programming, why are we still stuck with the same old Raiding model? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

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Pixels & Dice #17 – Wasted Potential

MMO companies sometimes have great properties to work with, and end up creating products that are highly anticipated, but totally miss the mark. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher |…

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Pixels & Dice #15 – Addicted to Shinies!

Do MMORPG designers deliberately make gathering professions as addictive as possible, or is that just a side benefit? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

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Pixels & Dice #14 – May the Force be with Us

As we celebrate Star Wars Day, I ask the immortal question: Don’t we deserve a great Star Wars MMORPG, set in the official movie timeline? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play |…

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Pixels & Dice #13 – Retro MMO

With the popularity of Retro Gaming on the rise, why is no one developing a Retro-styled MMORPG? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD013.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

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