Rowsdower Power!

Episode 12: Zoist Towelettes

Rowsdower Power!
Rowsdower Power!

This week we discuss bans for zombie goats, demonic Rowsdowers, how to pronounce “Ziost,” and how Archeage gets even grindier! Welcome to Casual Core Radio, where we talk about MMOs and we’re not trying to double-jump long gaps in MMOs that don’t have double jump, we just like to fall into canyons. A lot.

MMO News

GOAT-Z… I’ll say it again… GOAT-Z
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/5/8552111/goatz-because-why-not

So, uh, this Hearthstone thing isn’t really an MMO either, but THIRTY million players?
https://twitter.com/PlayHearthstone/status/595619019593416704

Which means that Blizzard’s not sad that the WoW-ercoaster Ride continues
http://massivelyop.com/2015/05/06/wow-lost-nearly-three-million-subbers-in-three-months/

SWTOR Beginning of the End of the Beginning of the Story, and still no freaking PvP.
http://massivelyop.com/2015/05/05/hyperspace-beacon-swtors-12x-xp-leveling-guide-and-ziosts-finale/

And BioWare beats down the Credit-Farmers in SWTOR:
http://www.swtorstrategies.com/2015/05/swtor-taking-down-a-credit-selling-ring.html

Archeage’s new patch sails in to make positive waves!
http://www.trionworlds.com/archeage/en/2015/05/05/dread-prophecies-spotlight-sea-of-graves-and-abyssal-attack/

WildStar Drop 5!
http://wildstar-core.com/2015/05/05/invasion-nexus-survival-guide/

The Pets. OMG the freaking pets…
http://www.reddit.com/r/WildStar/comments/34w8ej/pet_collection_guide/

The Secret World – Reaping the Whirlwind
http://www.thesecretworld.com/news/issue_11_reaping_the_whirlwind_is_live

 

MMO Community

Farewell, Torocast.
http://www.torocast.com/4202/torocast-episode-240-yesterdayland/ (01:38:00)

Related: Galactic Gamer’s Coalition puts out new podcast.
http://www.torocast.com/3941/galactic-gamers-coalition-episode-2-6-weeks/

Jeff Kurtenacker’s Our Perception of Beauty
https://soundcloud.com/inhisgroove/our-perception-of-beauty

 

If I Were a Dev

What kind of payment model would you have?

Joe: F2P with Sub option, purely cosmetic in the cash shop, Boxed copy if it gets big enough that will include 1.25x the value in cash shop currency (retail for $40, get $50 worth of cash shop items).
Drew: Buy-to-play, with optional sub. Cash shop with cosmetic stuff.

 

 

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This week’s end music is Kick Butt and Chew Bubble Gum by Jeff Kurtenacker from Wildstar.

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