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Category Archives: mmorpg

Metrics for a Brave New Whirled

This afternoon I delivered a data-packed 30-minute lecture at the GDC Worlds in Motion Summit: Metrics for a Brave New Whirled. In many ways this was an update on the talk Andrew Chen and I did last year at the Virtual Goods Summit (see Andrew’s cool spreadsheet, more info on the talk in my last […]

Exile observations, China: Operators Selling Bots?

Recently I had to leave the country for the month of April to get a new visa. Fortunately I received said visa and all is well. During the month I visited Canada and then China and Seoul, Korea. I was hoping to post a long-winded travelogue, but didn’t finish it in a timely fashion and […]

E3 MMORPG Lunacy

Each year I go to E3 and each year I am dismayed in various ways. I used to harbour resentment at the vast expense in creating noise and spectacle for essentially two important clients; the Walmart buyers, and the press, but I’ve relaxed on that front. If you need to throw $5M away to impress […]