Impressions — The MMO Gamer

Group Hugs for Cthulhu: Dungeoneering in The Secret World

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“Paint your glass houses shut!  This is a warning from the Sun!  It says it’s old, and tired, and scared of death!” This is the third part of multi-part series covering the launch of The Secret World from a veteran MMO player’s perspective. You may also like to read: Tentacles at Ground Zero: A Blind […]

Dare to Disagree: First Combat in The Secret World

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“I’ve tried prayer, I’ve tried my .44, but Satan’s wearing kevlar! And bible thumping… just pisses them off” (This series of impression articles is intended to provoke discussion and disagreement.   We want your comments!) Time to pick a fight with someone. For this second date with Funcom’s new promising title The Secret World, I […]

Tentacles at Ground Zero: A Blind Date With The Secret World

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“We use any means necessary, regardless of the cost, because the world is a bad place; and you can either “do” or “get done”. We are the Illuminati, and we are not “done”. It’s been a while since any game has excited me within two minutes of double clicking the launch icon. It takes an […]

The Secret World: Beta Impressions


Sometimes you just can’t think of a catchy title for an article, but I suppose that this article’s title sums up pretty well what the paragraphs below contain; my initial impressions of The Secret World, which I played during this past weekend’s beta event. TSW has been on my radar for quite some time now, […]

Guild Wars 2: First Trip to Tyria


This past weekend brought many of us something that we had been anxiously awaiting for quite some time, a chance to play what is ramping up to be one of the most anticipated MMO releases of all time. Guild Wars 2 takes a unique approach to many aspects of the MMO genre, and beckons players […]