Blog Posts - Warhammer Online



EA Puts a Bullet in Mythic Entertainment

Mythic Entertainment, developers of Dark Age of Camelot and Warhammer Online, joins the ranks of some other famed developers acquired by EA, such as Kesmai, Westwood Studios, and Origin Systems, in being shut down. I have, over the years, written my...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on May 29, 2014

Tidbits from EVE, WAR, and PlanetSide 2

One of thosen informational time stamp post. New EVE Online Milestone CCP apparently told Massively that they passed the 500K subscription mark, which puts them into the range of EverQuest at its peak, just before the launch of World of Warcraft.  C...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Feb 28, 2013

An Indictment of Something…

…and remains one of the top 10 highest Metacritic-rated MMOs. Mark Jacobs, in reference to Warhammer Online Mark Jacobs is talking to the press again because he and his new(-ish) company, City State Entertainment, have a new MMO under way; one...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Feb 5, 2013

The 2013 List – This Time it is Goals

At the beginning of every year I write a post about the upcoming 12 months.  Sometimes it is silly predictions.  Sometimes my predictions are even correct, but not very often.  I have made demands.  I have asked questions.  Here is the story so...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Jan 4, 2013

Boardwalking with Van Hemlock

Van Hemlock, a long time member of the Ancient Order of MMO Bloggers and once certifiably ‘leet, has lately contracted console madness. This has lead to drastic changes, such as the renaming of his blog to Consoling Gamers, where MMOs definitel...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Feb 4, 2011

Renew With Confidence!

You know you are dealing with an old media magazine company when they start sending you renewal notices six months before your subscription expires. And so it is with Future US, the publishers of the official World of Warcraft Magazine. They haven...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Jan 12, 2011

Reviewing My 2010 Predictions

Oh yeah, I made a bunch of crazy predictions back in January, didn’t I? For some reason last year I changed my predictions format from a set of paragraph long generalizations to a series of one line, very specific (well, mostly) guesses at the...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Dec 24, 2010

Turbine is Totally the Reason Warhammer Online Failed…

Alusiphus is totally pissed at Turbine.  He hates them and the games they make. -He hates Dungeons & Dragons Online, which is too complex. -He hates Lord of the Rings Online, which is a total WoW copy grind fest. -He hates Warhammer Online, beca...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Dec 15, 2010

EA DISCOUNTS AND FREE GAMES

Save on top EA titles from October 29th through January 2nd#1 10/29 – 10/31 50% off Battlefield Bad Company, Dead Space, Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 PCDD only #2 11/1 – 11/7 25% off all Sims Titles PCDD #3 11/8 – 11/14 Purchase 800 BioWare Po...
by We Save Money 4 u on Dec 4, 2010

EA DISCOUNTS AND FREE GAMES

Save on top EA titles from October 29th through January 2nd#1 10/29 – 10/31 50% off Battlefield Bad Company, Dead Space, Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 PCDD only #2 11/1 – 11/7 25% off all Sims Titles PCDD #3 11/8 – 11/14 Purchase 800 BioWare Po...
by We Save Money 4 u on Dec 4, 2010

Warcraft World Tour allows you to be more happy, presented prizes!

Or so the subject line of this latest phishing attempt read. But, in a change up, the pitch was presented much more graphically than usual. The apparent premise of this phishing attempt is that, somehow, Blizzard has deleted my account and cannot rec...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Dec 1, 2010

Incursion and Public Fleets

Just as I was eying the exits in New Eden, CCP announced their latest expansion, Incursion, which is due out in November of this year, about the time when my last ISK purchased PLEX will expire. Will there be something in this next expansion to tempt...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Sep 27, 2010

Who Else Is Getting Hacked?

I have had several posts up of late about accounts being compromised and phishing attempts I have received, all revolving around World of Warcraft. It seems like a huge issue.  But I have four accounts that belonged to friends compromised in the las...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Aug 17, 2010

I Like Lists… Yahoo Has Lists…

So let’s visit Yahoo. Or Yahoo!, as it is correctly written I suppose.  I always leave out the exclamation point. Yahoo seems to have some sort of list in its top stories on the main page.  Things like Signs You’re a Green Hypocrite and...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Aug 11, 2010

Warhammer Online Joomla Template

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As Real ID Oozes Forward, More People Lose

I must admit, my first gut reaction to Blizzard announcing that their Real ID initiative would be applied to their forums and that everybody would be required to post using their real name was a  Nelson Muntz, “Haw-haw!” After all, I don...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Jul 7, 2010

WAR Tips Wanted!

I haven’t played Warhammer Online since November of 2008, but one of the things that I still remember is that the loading screen tips were not exactly stellar… or very useful… or even true in at least one case. Of course, as I said...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Jun 1, 2010

WAR Gold Guide – Warhammer Farming Secrets

If you're involved in "WAR" you should already know this fantasy world is centered on PvP. Regardless what character you choose to be, a warrior priest with the power of light, a vengeful chaos chosen or an "evul" little goblin shaman, you still need...
by Online-Mmorpg.com on Mar 6, 2010

February in Review

General After an outstanding, record breaking January here, along came February. There is a reason we tend to travel in February.  Even in California February tends to be a chilly, gray month.  Work also tends to ramp up as certain departments fina...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Feb 28, 2010

MMOs and The BBB

The BBB is the Better Business Bureau, a resource you may have heard of before. Omali at Massive Multiplayer Fallout took a look at the Better Business Bureau web site to see what they had to say about various studios that produce massively multipla...
by The Ancient Gaming Noob on Feb 18, 2010


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