Loot Mechanics Podcast

Death of a King – Loot Mechanics #343

For years, the norm for AAA video games has been to release microtransaction-laden “Live Services”, even for single-player games. With the success of “Baldur’s Gate 3” and “Starfield”, does that signal the deal of these “Live Services” single-player games?

  • Intro (0:49) – Scormey is annoyed with his Contractors. But all this work has allowed him to get a huge amount of gameplay in with “Starfield”, which is excellent.
  • Video Games (12:54) – We debate if single-player “Live Services” games have met their end.
  • Wrap (35:36) – Scormey recently picked up another TTRPG, for a rather unusual reason.

“Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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