Educate the gaming masses!

For a few years, I had been a forum moderator for a forum with a few hundred members (at peak times... not online at the same time, though!). We had members from all over the world, aged 13 to 50-something. We allowed all sorts of discussions to happen on the forum. We did have heated … Continue reading Educate the gaming masses!

Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (“What to play until GW2 releases”-edition)

Before we start with today's Geekwatch, there's some news about ArenaNet's community managers: We apparently now have community managers tweeting during EU time and Rubi Bayer has joined as new community manager (she was previously working for Massively). It's great to see them "expanding" and hopefully this means that Guild Wars 2 is closer than … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (“What to play until GW2 releases”-edition)

Naming and customizing your characters

I showed my STO character to my colleague (believe it or not, we actually do work in between chatting about games, I just don't blog about our work here ^^) and told her how much time I spent on her... probably about an hour all in all (though that did include looking up which traits … Continue reading Naming and customizing your characters

Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (January 14, 2012)

Welcome to today’s Bookahneer’s Geekwatch! The place about miscellaneous interesting news related to gaming (will most likely include at least one piece about Guild Wars 2 ^^).The first Bookahneer's Geekwatch this year starts with some Guild Wars 2 "news". Tivac, a web developer at ArenaNet, answered a few questions in several forums. The summary can … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (January 14, 2012)

Star Trek Online: TaH pagh taHbe’

The announcement I have been waiting for ever since Champions Online went f2p finally arrived (some days ago. Hadn't had the time to ramble about it earlier ^^): STO will go f2p as well. Cryptic has also added further details by now. The one thing that's probably the most important: What do you get for … Continue reading Star Trek Online: TaH pagh taHbe’

Character Design: Star Trek Online

I bought Star Trek Online about a week ago for 3,50€ at Amazon. Yesterday, it was on sale at Steam for 2,75€. A friend and bookahnerk both bought this version and I was a bit jealous when I saw that it came with 500 Atari Tokens and the costumes from TOS (The Original Series - … Continue reading Character Design: Star Trek Online