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The End of an Era

March 2nd, 2013 @ 9:00 am
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The rise, and fall of the mmorpg.

Reading the topic. Someone might say “Wait, that’s not right. There are plenty of mmorpgs! In fact it seems like a dozen new MMORPG’s pop up every day.” Which I would have to say is true. However, they are not of the same grade as the generations before them. It’s sad to say, but the world of mmorpg’s is in decline.

EverQuest

To get a good idea of the point I’m trying to get across, you need to know some of the history of the genre. The MMORPG was born as a graphical version of a type of online text game called a “M.U.D” or “Multi User Dungeon”. MMORPG’s like EverQuest adopted the class, leveling, and race systems of MUD’s almost exactly. At the time though the MMORPG’s game play, and content paled in comparison next to their text counter parts. Many MUD’s had hundreds of zones, dozens of player usable classes, and races. Slowly as MMORPG’s progressed, both by expansion releases and new games with more features, they managed to catch up in these areas. Unfortunately, they never did introduce the advanced multiclass systems that exist in text MUD’s. MMORPG’s even started to introduce new concepts, such as wars, raiding, etc… where hundreds of people could work together at once to achieve a goal.

So… what happened? Well I personally think it was the “flood effect”. People saw success and they wanted in on the money. The market got flooded with graphically pretty MMORPG’s that had very little substance. To compete, they started to make novelty MMORPG’s, and “free to play” versions, most of which had maybe a dozen zones, one race, and a small handful classes. This in effect “lowered the bar”. Then there is the addition of “features” that are designed to limit the players progress, rather then expand the game play have become common. You can see this in items wearing out, de-leveling, and required quests before players can expand beyond particular levels.

It’s sad to see an entire genre stagnate, with each successive generation. The games get smaller and more limited while focusing too much on the graphics and novelty. Rather then depth of game play and social interaction. There are still a few good MMORPG’s out there. Most of them have a been around awhile, however, unless someone breaths new life into a declining genre then I’m afraid we have seen the end of the golden age of MMORPG’s.

There are still some good online games to play though like Party Bingo.

Leave a comment and let us know what online games you like to play!



Multi Tasking Products for Men

November 6th, 2012 @ 10:44 am
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We just can’t resist the on-trend bright shades of this season, but let’s be honest – but if you find yourself spending your Sunday night on the couch watching the big game, chances are you’ll be ready for a more low-maintenance ensemble. Dressing-down doesn’t mean you don’t have to compromise on your look. The trick is to cut down on fuss with multi-tasking products that enhance your natural features.

 

Here is one product that will keep you looking fresh and is easy to use.

 

KICK OFF: TouchBack Plus Leave-In Conditioner

Be sure to get ahead as soon as the game’s on with the TouchBack Plus Leave-In Conditioner. Use this when you get out of the shower to maximize on moisture and shine to get that initial breakaway play – without the use of harsh chemicals like ammonia, peroxide or sulfates. Best of all, you won’t fumble with excess sprays or serums because this leave-in conditioner has double as an advanced styling treatment. The TouchBack Plus Color Leave-In Conditioner deposits color back into your hair to replenish a weary dye job – or keep it simple with the TouchBack Plus Clear Leave-In Conditioner.

TouchBack Plus CLEAR Leave-In Conditioner, $24.95

TouchBack Plus COLOR Leave-In Conditioner, $29.95

(available in Rich Black, Dark Brown, Medium Brown, Light Brown, Ash Blonde, Golden Blonde, Light Auburn and Dark Auburn)

 



My Outfit: Lee Jeans with Boat Shoes

September 15th, 2012 @ 3:09 pm
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Today I am wearing Lee Vintage Slim Leg Jeans in Diablo (retail $58) with a vintage tee my wife bought me. I’m just hanging around getting some yard work done, so nothin’ fancy here…

These jeans are from Lee’s Fall 2012 line. You can get these jeans on Lee.com and on Amazon.com.

Lee is gearing up for Lee National Denim Day – a movement that encourages people to go casual for a cause during the month of October. You can join the Denim Day movement any day of the month by wearing your jeans and donating $5 to the American Cancer Society to help those living with breast cancer.

Lee National Denim Day is proud to partner with the American Cancer Society for the first time this year! All donations will help the American Cancer Society support life-saving screenings in communities nationwide, bring hope and care to those traveling for cancer treatment and invest in groundbreaking cancer research.

It is estimated that 229,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone. We’re inviting you to help decrease this number by joining us in supporting Lee National Denim Day.

For more information on how you can get involved, visit http://www.denimday.com/

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Happy 1st Birthday!

May 1st, 2012 @ 2:26 pm
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Today is the first Anniversary of this blog going live! I should probably post on it more often…



Crocs Santa Cruz Lounger Slipon Shoes Review

January 8th, 2012 @ 7:25 pm
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These shoes look trashed right? Well they should since my husband has been wearing them almost non stop since he got them to review about a month ago! He even went into the woods with these on last weekend…

Crocs Santa Cruz Lounger Slippers

These are the Crocs Men’s Santa Cruz Lounger – a fuzzy lined slipon shoe that is so comfortable, you will think you are wearing slippers!

My hubby has been living in these things; wearing them to work, church, around the house, outside, inside and everywhere! I can’t get him to take them off!!!! He says they are warm, soft, lightweight, comfortable and easy to get on and off. “They are good. I like them. What more can I say?!” he told me.

So there you have it. They are good. He likes them. What more do you need to know?! lol

Retail: $59.99

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