This week's title sort of sounds like cowboy-bepop episode, doesn't it?
It's tuesday following labor-day and the world seems to be spinning up to work pace again slowly for me. It doesn't help that I'm off to NYC Friday for a week making this a very short week.
But here's the week's updates
Hey Guys and Gals!
I'm back after an extended absence and I am going to try to hit once a week blogging again. They may not be as well thought out and structured as the essays I've done in the past but I hope to at least keep them interesting.
As part of this I am beginning a disorganized developer's journal this week. So having said that, lets dive right in......
City of Heroes Update
Well CoH has launched and I've been playing for a few weeks. Here's my rundown of the game so far.
I have to say I'm very impressed with CoH. Although it has some pretty severe limits they've done an awful lot of things right.
Cross Gender Roleplay.
I've been playing pen and paper role play games fairly consistently for almost 30 years and online RPGs on and off since Ultima Online. As someone who plays both male and female characters today I often find myself called on to answer the question. "why would a guy want to play a girl?"
History is made of this...
Another week, another games ramble.
The history of computer games can be viewed a myriad of different ways. For me, the big historical events have been the growth of new genres.
This week's Blog is gonna be a ramble. I hope at least its a fun one.
Things that go BOOM!
In AT's interesting Blog "You Can Make Real Games In Java!!! Yeah... But So What?" he raises a lot of interesting questions. What I don't entirely agree with though are his answers: