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Wildstar trailer casts stun, explains crowd control while you’re disabled

Do you know what’s fun? When games actively stop you from playing them with infuriating stun abilities. No wait, that’s not the fun part. The fun part is quitting out of those games in a despondent funk, then curling up into a ball and crying about MMO design. The latest…

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WildStar Bucks: Community crafting … what can you do with your skills?

By now you can probably tell I am crazed crafter in all the MMO’s I play. This need to experiment in all things crafty is a reflection from my real life. I dabble with many mediums and processes to make gifts for my friends and family all year long. In…

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A hybrid system with options for those with more time or cash.

When redeemed, C.R.E.E.D. will add an extra month of game time to your account. There are two ways to obtain it: you can either buy it from other players using in-game gold at the Commodities Exchange (CX), or buy it directly from Carbine at the WildStar website where it will…

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Wildstar flips the tables on status ailments

If you’re the victim of crowd control attacks in MMOs, generally you’re stuck in a fit of frustration for a few seconds. Blinds stop you from casting, stuns prevent you from moving, and disarms make to temporarily as dangerous as a particularly fluffy cat. Wildstar is different. If you get…

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The impact of WildStar’s new release window

it merited only a footnote when the business model was announced, and it was easy to miss for all of the screaming between players who refused to listen to the other sorts of players, but WildStar isn’t aiming for a 2013 release any longer. Not that this is exactly a…

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Living in Style: WildStar Beta Houses

Living in Style: WildStar Beta Houses Now that our Housing system’s working pretty well, and our artists have created an amazing collection of props, we decided to put the call out to our beta testers to help create some amazing houses that we could show off to the public. Boy,…

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