| Mail |
You might also like: WoW Insider, Joystiq, and more

Jef Reahard

- Managing Editor -

Jef is an author, pilot, and scruffy looking nerf-herder, not necessarily in that order.  When he's not writing for Massively or slipping the surly bonds of earth, he dreams of the perfect Cool Ranch Dorito.

MMO Burnout is his fault, and he's the creator of Massively's Rewind, Stick and Rudder, Chaos Theory, The Firing Line, Some Assembly Required, Community Detective, Wings Over Atreia, The Anvil of Crom, and the Alter Ego web comic.

He's covered EverQuest II and Darkfall at length, and he has an incurable case of MMO wanderlust. You'll occasionally find him atop Massively's Soapbox.

Jef Reahard's Latest Posts

Make My MMO: August 3 - August 9, 2014

Well, Games of Glory didn't last long on our crowdfunding list. Soon after I added it last week, Lightbulb Crew sent out a PR blast saying that it was canceling its Kickstarter drive on account of additional funding that it managed to secure from its existing investors. We also say goodbye to...

Continue Reading

Star Citizen's Arena Commander gets new CTF mode

Cloud Imperium has added a new game mode to Star Citizen's Arena Commander dogfighting module. Capture the Core is a team-based mode that sees players tasked with -- you guessed it -- capping the core on the opposite side of the map. If that sounds a bit like classic capture-the-flag games, that's...

Continue Reading

Want to see your artwork on TERA's load screens?

If you've ever looked at TERA's loading screens and thought "I can do better," well, put up or shut up. En Masse is hosting a contest designed to spice up the waits between zones in its fantasy action MMO. You'll need to come up with original artwork (i.e., no screenshots), and you'll need to...

Continue Reading

TV producer looking for couples who met in MMOs

Back2Back Productions is looking for lovers who met in MMOs, according to a blurb at MCVUK. Founder David Notman-Watt told the website that a documentary featuring couples who met online and married in meatspace is currently filming and will air on a "major TV network." Notman-Watt says his firm...

Continue Reading

Now you can get paid for making War Thunder content

Want to make a little real-world money from your War Thunder addiction? Now you can thanks to Gaijin's newly announced revenue-sharing initiative. In April of 2014, the devs released the War Thunder CDK which allows users to make their own content in the form of missions, locations, and vehicle...

Continue Reading

Darkfall adds siege engines, ladders, higher walls, and more

Yesterday's Darkfall patch began the process of adding siege engine functionality to the world of Agon. Players can now use catapults with massive boulders and fiery projectiles, and Aventurine has also added siege ladders for scaling enemy walls. New Engineering Mastery crafting recipes are...

Continue Reading

Games of Glory gets additional funds, cancels Kickstarter

Games of Glory, the sci-fi MOBA with persistent world designs, has canceled its Kickstarter campaign. Don't fret, though, because Lightbulb Crew has secured additional funding from existing investors, according to today's press blurb. You can vote for the title on Steam Greenlight and view the...

Continue Reading

Pathfinder early access starts September 15, cash shop structures revealed

GoblinWorks has posted some "major announcements" on its Pathfinder Online website. They include the start date for early enrollment (September 15th) as well as tweaks to early enrollment packages and a new Explorer Access package. Gameplay-wise, the firm has unveiled premium cash shop items,...

Continue Reading

Star Citizen's Arena Commander open to all backers

Cloud Imperium released Star Citizen's July update this week, which says that the dev team has "finally achieved victory" in its long battle with the game's pre-alpha rubber-banding issues. Arena Commander multiplayer is "playing like we originally intended," the firm explains, and as a result...

Continue Reading

The Daily Grind: Do you (still) pre-order MMOs?

As we reported yesterday, Activision says that pre-orders are declining across the game industry. Here in MMOland, pre-orders are still kind of a thing, but they're also being supplemented/supplanted by early access sales. What about you, personally, though? Do you (still) pre-order MMOs,...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

Joystiq

Joystiq

WoW Insider

WoW

TUAW

TUAW