Journal

“Here Comes a New Challenger!”, Some Site Changes

The nature of the blog here at Ludology Lab will be changing soon this summer. In fact a lot of exciting changes have been happening behind the scenes already! The big reveal: I have been working on publishing my first board (well, card) game over the past several weeks. It's called Project: ALPACA and I… Continue reading “Here Comes a New Challenger!”, Some Site Changes

Hearthstone

February ’17 Hearthstone Update

I've been quiet on the Hearthstone front because the front has been a grim battle-line as of late. There are Shamans everywhere, pirates ruining things (much like actual pirates), and a certain meta-game staleness so palpable that people are doing the unthinkable and putting murlocs in their decks. It's been a weird season. But fear… Continue reading February ’17 Hearthstone Update

Battle.Net, World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft Token Update; The Joy of Economics

Game news update: Blizzard just recently announced that World of Warcraft tokens (the currency that allowed players to buy subscription time with in-game gold) can now be converted into $15 worth of credit in the Battle.net store. The reverse is that WoW players can spend $19.99 to buy one of these tokens and convert it into… Continue reading World of Warcraft Token Update; The Joy of Economics

Diablo 3

20 Years of Terror: A Look Back

On December 31st, Blizzard celebrated the 20th anniversary of it's flagship series Diablo. It's an exciting and memorable series, one that I have personally followed for the past 20 years. I remember the day I actually got Diablo (the original game on PC). It was my 10th birthday, which is probably wildly inappropriate, but I got… Continue reading 20 Years of Terror: A Look Back