Such positivity makes people feel good about themselves and receiving praise for participation in something you enjoy is reinforcing. Hosted by The Friends of the Townsend Public Library and the Townsend VFW Auxiliary; Admission is $7 or $6 with a canned good donation for the TEO. Bowens hosted several EQ Gatherings throughout the United States, but SOE made the event a once-a-year occurrence in 2004. What initially began as a party-atmosphere meet-and-greet became a full-scale convention that now hosts previews and panels for a variety of SOE MMOs. It’s colorful, it has a variety of simple tutorial experiences, it will let you try it for free up to level 20, it is playable on just about any computer, and it doesn’t bog you down with a huge number of skills, talent tree points, or other major decisions until you’ve gotten used to the game. Maybe couples who game together do stay together! Star Wars Galaxies fans will be enjoying Wookiee Life Day — hanging decorations or stomping presents, depending on who you are aligned with, and earning rewards for your efforts.
The other reveal is 505 Games grabbed the rights to Drawn to Life and Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter for $300K. Nordic Games CEO Lars Wingefors. Nordic Games representative tells Joystiq. Atsui 12 Games Furifuri Party! Again, this would be another playful daytime Gatsby-style garden mystery party costume. At the end of the show, daters must choose one of three potential matches to see again, before their true appearance is unveiled. And when you’re face to face discussing game issues or things on the wish list, you can see that they genuinely care about the games they’re making, women’s video game costumes something that’s often hard to spot in a forum post or thread. I caught the EFF track’s WoW Noob panel, and was surprised to see just how many people have only recently picked up World of Warcraft. This week’s Flameseeker Chronicles is for you guys — follow along after the jump and we’ll take a tour of this spooky version of the world of Tyria. The sky is dark, ominous shapes can be seen in the clouds, and I am almost certain that the moon over Tyria was not leering at me last week.
Prefer the idea of fighting for your treats rather than just handing over various monster bits to guys on horses? The idea of Dante is perceived as “stylish”. They patiently answer questions, even if it’s long after a panel has ended or during a chance encounter on the convention floor. While cell phones have opened up the floor for more types of players, those also typically cost several hundreds of dollars. The company picked up nearly all the assets in the auction, including Titan Quest, Supreme Commander, Frontlines, Stuntman, Juiced, Full Spectrum Warrior, Destroy All Humans and much more. Even the biggest cynic had to agree that it was a sincere and heartfelt moment, and while the company had already followed through with its make-good promotion, it was the first time fans had a face-to-face apology from SOE. Take some time to look at the NPCs and enjoy their strange new appearances — but don’t forget to talk to them. The presentation opens with a look at two Felynes in Mario and Luigi costumes playing around with hammers, a scenario that feels like it’s from an alternate universe’s Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. The SOE team deserves a lot of credit for being so accessible during these events.
Nordic Games isn’t currently sharing the full details of its Lot 5 and 6 acquisitions. The THQ back catalog auction results are in, with Nordic Games riding away with the intellectual property (IP) rights to Darksiders, Red Faction and MX vs. EQ Gathering, as it was called back then, was organized by Cindy “Abigale” Bowens, and while initially organizers thought that only about 100 people would attend, over 250 fans actually showed up. It’s stressful, but also fun to shoot aliens who are trying to end you and take over the universe. This week is a fun one thanks to the Halloween festival, and those of you who haven’t played during one before are probably a bit overwhelmed. Update 18 is divided into two portions: free-for-all content and content accessible only to those who pre-purchase the expansion pack. Apparently, their 15-year marriage ended in divorce, but the two met in EverQuest three years later in a chance encounter. Armed with just a scimitar, a quill, and a dented iron stein, she reports on all the latest news from EverQuest II in her weekly column, The Tattered Notebook. The news follows this afternoon’s unexpected acquisition of the Homeworld franchise by Gearbox Software.