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Blog Post Archive

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained – Osiris

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained is a column dedicated to introducing prospective players of SMITE to its massive backstory of lore. From the Greek to Hindu, each week we’ll look at two characters from a major pantheon and provide a quick recap of their history and in what capacity their digital incarnation will represent [&hellip

Instance Gratification 31: Epic Level Ups Ahead

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Tuesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

Heroes of the Storm Now Live! LoreHound Has You Covered

There’s nothing quite like a following the development of a Blizzard Entertainment product. The endless waiting. The ironic ™ dropping at the end of any item of interest, be it news or what a community manager will have for breakfast. The years of reporting, press releases and hands-ons. StarCraft took over a decade to see [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Ah Puch! Gesundheit. Thanks, Here’s a Giveaway!

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a multiplayer online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. [&hellip

The Hard Knocks of Matchmaking in Heroes of the Storm

It is fundamental that any matchmaking system be balanced to perfection in order for both new and experienced individual players to enjoy the competitive landscape. The focus today is on Heroes of the Storm, the upcoming MOBA from Blizzard Entertainment. Based upon its popularity and ingenuity, the matchmaking system has received mixed reactions from players [&hellip

Das Tal: Live Stream Sunday

We’ve got some Das Tal fun coming up! I reached out to Fairytale Distillery, and they responded with an enthusiasm that I love to see in game designers! On Sunday, May 31st, starting by 3PM PST, iTZKooPA will be streaming a portion of the upcoming Das Tal playtest preview on the LoreHound Twitch channel. I’m hoping [&hellip

Latest Eternal Crusade Newsletter Light on Details

Recently, we expressed some concern over the on-going development of Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade. The history of 40k MMORPG attempts is bad enough. More recently we saw the developer, behaviour Interactive, go a bit quiet on development updates. That’s easily explained by a large development change or major milestone forcing everyone to keep their heads down. [&hellip

Instance Gratification 30: The Culling of Wargs & Wolves in White Orchard

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Tuesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

Das Tal Adds New Kickstarter Tier: The Sentinel

Last week, I discussed the kickstarter for upcoming PvP sandbox game Das Tal. The game itself looks pretty interesting, and I have to say, in terms of kickstarter campaigns that I’ve seen, the guys behind it are some of the most community responsive. They didn’t simply launch their campaign, they did prep work first to [&hellip

Pulling Back the Mystery Around Heroes of the Storm Matchmaking

It is fundamental that any matchmaking system be balanced to perfection in order for both new and experienced individual players to enjoy the competitive landscape. The focus today is on Heroes of the Storm, the upcoming MOBA from Blizzard Entertainment. Based upon its popularity and ingenuity, the matchmaking system has received mixed reactions from players [&hellip

Das Tal Kicks Off Its Kickstarter Campaign!

What better way to celebrate a departure from the sickbed than an upcoming sandbox announcement? You know I love sandbox MMORPGs.. Das Tal has begun its kickstarter campaign.  It is self described as the love child of a sandbox MMORPG and a fast-paced PvP arena. Sounds interesting to me – I love sandbox games, and I [&hellip

Instance Gratification 29: Into the world of The Continent or Geralt of Rivia

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Tuesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained – Ah Puch

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained is a column dedicated to introducing prospective players of SMITE to its massive backstory of lore. From the Greek to Hindu, each week we’ll look at two characters from a major pantheon and provide a quick recap of their history and in what capacity their digital incarnation will represent [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Infinite Concerns for Infinite Crisis

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a multiplayer online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. Fine, [&hellip

The Novel Post: Marvel: The Avengers Vault Review

This review of the Marvel: The Avengers Vault by Peter A. David is of the spoiler-free variety. Check out the entire The Novel Post column for all our reviews on game tie-ins or shared intellectual properties. If you’ve been following our Twitch channel – you should be! – you’re well aware that I’m a big [&hellip

Poki Review: Minecraft and Lego Games

There are many unique and fun ways to explore the world of Minecraft. Spawning as a very basic sandbox title, Minecraft and its variations have transformed into delightful MMO experiences. Thanks to gaming portal Poki, young and old fans from across the globe can interact throughout a vast array of wild adventures. Games like Worldcraft [&hellip

Instance Gratification 28: Where Am I in the Forgotten Realms? (Giveaway)

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Tuesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

Game of Thrones Ascent Has New Content, We’ve a New Giveaway!

Since the beginning of its life Game of Thrones: Ascent, the formerly Facebook-only now multi-platform story-driven RPG, has received content updates at a good clip. Sanctioned by George R. R. Martin himself, Disruptor Beam took the title a step further when it began unlocking weekly content during previous seasons of the hit HBO show. As [&hellip

Instance Gratification 27: What’s This Korean MMO with No Healer? (Giveaway)

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Tuesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

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