Dawn of War, Dawn of War, Dawn of War. We get it wayward, you like Dawn of War. Get over it, already! Post about a real game, like StarCraft 2. Why should we care about this other, lesser game? Why do you keep harping on it when, let’s face it, we already have the paragon […]Read More Dawn of War – An Overview and Other Thoughts
So, Here’s my 2 cents on Age of Empires Online. Find it here: http://www.ageofempiresonline.com/ Way back in the day before I realized that Real Time Strategy games were pretty much the ultimate competitive activity, and I was in Middle School, I played a game called Age of Empires 2. It was awesome. To be honest, […]Read More My thoughts on Age of Empires Online
It turns out that my wife loves watching me play creepy action games. I’m a little at a loss to determine the actual genre she enjoys watching: it’s not survival horror. She *hated* Dead Space. It could be “action games” but Brink certainly bored her after a while. She watched, enraptured, as I played through […]Read More My Thoughts About Batman: Arkham City
Again, I’m going to open with StarCraft. I wasn’t paying much attention to the rise of StarCraft 1 as an eSport, to be perfectly honest. I was absorbed at the time with trying to get my parents to let me play Massively Multiplayer online games… first Dark Age of Camelot, then Anarchy Online. By the […]Read More Why the Heck Isn’t Dawn of War 2 an eSport?
Subtitled: why are you playing Dawn of War 2, and why should I care? OK, StarCraft 2 is a no brainer. It’s one of the most-played games that has ever been released, and is the subject of numerous tournaments which have prize pools in the hundreds of thousands. It’s exciting! And, the more you understand […]Read More eSports, Dawn of War 2, and StarCraft: part 2
Well, I’ve recently decided to try what I’m calling the “Dawn of War 2 Challenge.” That is, on Sunday, I decided that I would attempt to play Dawn of War 2 for 2 weeks to give it a fair shake against the juggernaut that is StarCraft 2. I’ll come back to this later. For the […]Read More eSports, Dawn of War 2, and StarCraft, part 1