"Glenn Furst said:My penguin's new winter jacket doesn't exactly stack up to the complexity of Achilles' shield. I am also unable to harvest gear off of dead penguins in Club Penguin, but the base idea of gear representing honor is…"
"Mike Stamatis said:Right off the bat, just looking at the 2nd screenshot, one would be inclined to make the assumption that the second player is stronger in power. An experienced player of WoW would recognize the weapon as the Broken Promise sword,…"
"1. (To GD) When developing a game with customizing options (ie- paint details on cars, images on armor, etc.) are there preferences you hope a gamer will specifically use? Why?
2. Would you design a game where you would make certain optional…"
"Warren Nesteruk said:Another question. If gear were as lavishly detailed within a game as it is within the epic, would video game players really care or take notice? From my general experience with video games, I think a vast majority of people who…"
"I definitely liked the presentation of gear in this section. Though I would like to propose that the gear we give our characters are an ideal representation of ourselves. That is, on some level, we would love to be that person who can defend himself…"
"Warren Nesteruk said:
This is another interesting concept. The lack of the perpetual boss. I was trying to address this actually while I was playing call of duty 5 with my friend the other day, and I was able to come up with a loose, and I strongly…"
"Adam Zajac said:So to me, grinding in video games serves two purposes. Firstly it gives the player a change to learn and develop new skills that are vital in progressing in the game, otherwise you would stand little chance against any strong boss…"
"1. How do you think the expression of values and morals in video games affect the player? Do you think it does? How far do you take your responsibility in the expression of "good" morals?
2. How do you make "level grinding" more…"
"I am going to have to agree with Warren (o dear!) and say that the presentation of aristeia through the “battle books” of the Iliad blew me away. The obligatory guts and gore also bored me. It did, however, send me on a Wiki hunt trying…"
"Megan Wenker said:I have to say I agree with Karen and Erika in feeling a bit overwhelmed so far! Not being an experienced gamer, I feel very aimless in wandering around the worlds of Runescape and Club Penguin. I'm sure, as you've all…"
"To a bard:
What is the most essential skill do you learn as a bard? Repetition, improvisation, experimentation? To what extent would you stray from a "canonical" storyline? Would you try an entirely different story? How would you expect an…"
"I’ve gotten here a little late and there’s a lot to go through, but I’ll try my best.
I had not given much thought to the in medias res situation of the bardic occasion or RPG games, though I’m not so sure I agree with…"