Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (June 22)

Welcome to today's Bookahneer's Geekwatch! The place about LotRO, Guild Wars 2 and any other interesting news related to gaming. Guild Wars 2: Sadly, there aren't any news... yet! ArenaNet is having several fans over at the end of the week. There's no NDA but filming won't be allowed. Still, who knows what we're going … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (June 22)

“Convenience, not advantage” – still the LotRO Freemium-model?

When Turbine changed its subscription model to "free to play" (I like calling it "freemium" to differentiate it from the usual "f2p" models which only have item shops but no way to pay a subscription) players were worried about the kind of items we would see in their shop. Patience, back then Community Manager at … Continue reading “Convenience, not advantage” – still the LotRO Freemium-model?

Why should I buy Guild Wars 2?

Apart from my general enthusiasm about the content that has been announced so far, my main argument about why somebody should be interested in Guild Wars 2 keeps being, simple and mundande: the payment model. I don't get tired from pointing out that the costs, as long as the game doesn't turn out to have … Continue reading Why should I buy Guild Wars 2?