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Ze Weekly Nuggetsketch

May 22, 2010

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One thing I’ve noticed about Asian games vs Western ones – Asian games have boys that are sooooo much prettier! (At least, to my tastes, anyway. ;)) (more…)

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Jade Dynasty – Gorgeous Wuxia Style Music

April 15, 2010

For almost every game I play, one of the first things I do is…turn the music off. The only other game to recently escape this fate was Sacred Gold.

Jade Dynasty, however, has a gorgeous soundtrack. It’s pure Wuxia, through and through, and could easily be a Wuxia movie soundtrack. While I don’t play Jade Dynasty anymore, I’ll most happily load up their sound track and go, ‘OOOOOMMMMyaaaaa….’

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Paying for Those Games – Facebook Credits « The Ancient Gaming Noob

April 15, 2010

From the article:
“You can buy 56 Facebook Credits for $9.99. Why that ratio? I have no idea. But ten bucks gets you 56.

You can take those credits to FarmVille and spend 50 of them on 25 units of Farm Cash or 7,500 Farm Coins.

Or, to put it another way, you can take approximately $9.00 worth of Facebook credits and buy $5.00 worth of FarmVille currency.”

Hmm…

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What, You EASK, Are Nuggets Made Of?

April 8, 2010

It’s been so long since I took one of these that I don’t even remember what I was anymore…

Kudos to Ysharro’s neat blog, Stylish Corpse for showing me this! Also, it’s probably skewed by the fact that the lion’s share of what I play these days for multiplayer games is Guild Wars.

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The FarmVille Diaries Article | MMO | Eurogamer

April 6, 2010

Brilliant article on Farmville, and the insidious (and interesting!) mechanics of social games. Chronicles the spiral into madness of a poor woman who originally had no idea what the big deal about Farmville was. O.o

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