Leaving the island behind

I’m going to keep this short and sweet: I’m done with “Animal Crossing: New Horizons“. After playing it damn near every day for the last three years and eight months, I have decided to set the game aside, and do something else… Namely, play “Starfield“. Why? Well, I could go into a variety of reasons […]

Loot Mechanics Podcast

Expensive Hubris – Loot Mechanics #332

Why do companies who make online video games keep shooting themselves in the foot? Intro (0:49) – Our week, in brief. Video Games (5:35) – Do VG developers hate money, or just their players? Wrap (40:51) – Final thoughts. “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License Play […]


Massive minus one

I think I am done with Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Games. Seriously. After nearly two decades playing MMORPGs from “Anarchy Online” to “New World”, and dozens upon dozens of other titles along the way, I believe I have finally hit my breaking point with this particular style of game. Now I know some of you […]


Ol’ Reliable

I’m a simple man, with simple needs. I lead a simple life, and don’t really strive for more than I really need. But there is one place, in which I splurge, and that is with my entertainment. I enjoy music, tabletop roleplaying games, and – of course – videogames. I have previously documented on this […]