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The Rise of Nations Extended Edition Tournament

After the game Rise of Nations was launched on Steam, we have seen a couple of small updates for the game. These fixes were mostly for gamers who do a lot of multi-player gaming. Some common bugs were also fixed. The reddit community of Rise of Nations is really active and the development team is […]

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Recapping Rise of Nations

I have been playing Rise of Nations on and off since 2005. I really got into it in the year 2008, when I started playing with my brother-in-law on Gamespy and on Virtual Private Networks. As I started playing the game, I started picking up on the core concepts of the game like rushing, booming and raiding. […]

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Re-Release of Rise of Nations

It’s a glorious end to a busy month of May here! I logged on to Steam today to find that Microsoft (a company that I generally do not applaud), has bought the rights of the Rise of Nations game series. The game which was stuck in a deadend for the past 10 years has suddenly […]

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Path of Exile the right way to design a MMO

Back in 2010, when I was hankering for a Diablo clone, I tried out a lot of games … Torchlight, Guildwars, World of Warcraft, Borderlands, Fortune Online, Path of Exile (it was still in beta), Deus Ex, The Elder Scrolls series and finally found some solace in Rise of Nations. As someone who had spent […]

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Good job with Battle.net Blizzard!

  Good Launchers I am a huge fan of Blizzard. In fact I have pretty much played everything that they have released … right from Blackthorne (a 2D Scroller) to Warcraft Series. World of Warcraft is one of the games where I have paid more than 1000 USD to the company before I realized it […]

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Heaps about Creeps

Team Liquid released an infographic last month on creeps. If you do not know what a creep is, then clearly you have not played the StarCraft series. I’d suggest giving it a go on Battle.net!

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Banished

  On February 18th, an Indie game was launched on Steam. Interestingly enough there already was a Reddit community for it, and the game developer had done an AMA on it. I chanced on this gem of a game last week and decided to give it a try. The game is selling on Steam for […]