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

Posts tagged auto-attack

The Summoner's Guidebook: Items and runes for League of Legends' attack damage champions

Attack damage is a universal thing for most League of Legends champions to build. Even characters that do not normally build AD are commonly played as AD in "joke builds." AD champions also have some of the widest variety of items available. There are a fair number of caster and tank items and a...

Continue Reading

The Mog Log: Proof of concept

Final Fantasy XIV's last major patch was back in March, when 1.16 brought out the first iteration of the game's quests. Sure, we've had updates since then, but even 1.17 didn't really have the appeal and the energy that you'd expect from a major patch. And 1.16 was something of a disappointment...

Continue Reading

Final Fantasy XIV launches patch 1.18

Final Fantasy XIV players have been waiting for patch 1.18 to drop for quite some time, but the wait is finally over. Players can finally access the variety of updates and improvements that the newest patch has promised, including a large overhaul to the combat system that ushers in auto-attack...

Continue Reading

Final Fantasy XIV outlines attack plans for patch 1.18

Final Fantasy XIV's next major patch doesn't currently have an announced date beyond the ever-ambiguous "soon," but two of the central features will be the reworking of the battle system and the implementation of the auto-attack system. Considering the game's current balance around the Stamina...

Continue Reading

The Mog Log: Full auto

For this week's installment of The Mog Log, despite my hints last week, I'm going to do something fairly conventional. I'm going to type at about 500 words a minute. More accurately, I'm going to discuss the two-minute preview we received earlier this week regarding the game's combat with...

Continue Reading

Final Fantasy XIV's latest producer's letter shows off auto-attacks

It probably feels like it's past time for another Final Fantasy XIV letter from producer Naoki Yoshida, but the wait is finally over. In the latest installment of what's become a regular dispatch from the company to the fans, Yoshida discusses the upcoming changes and additions due for patch...

Continue Reading

The Game Archaeologist and the Girdle of Anarchy: My expedition

I have a confession to make: Returning to Anarchy Online was the driving force behind starting The Game Archaeologist. Oh sure, I pretended to be all business-like when I approached my boss and said, "You know, Señor Schuster, we are doing a disservice to some of the older MMOs and their...

Continue Reading

MMO MMOnkey: Comparing active attack and auto attack

In the opening sentence of a previous column I compared Age of Conan's active style of combat in which the player must instigate every attack with a keypress to the auto-attack combat common to most MMOs. I characterized auto attack as a go-make-a-cup-of-coffee type of combat which, as one commenter...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best economy?

Posted on Apr 18th 2014 8:00AM

The Think Tank: Thoughts on PAX East 2014

Posted on Apr 17th 2014 8:00PM

The full scoop on Marvel Heroes' team-ups

Posted on Apr 17th 2014 4:30PM

Engadget

Engadget

Joystiq

Joystiq

WoW Insider

WoW

TUAW

TUAW