The Backlog: Defense of the Ancients & League of Legends

Having a stack of old games that have gone un-played for years isn’t so much of a problem with single-player games.  Those stories are waiting to be heard, and those dusty old disks are happy to sit on the shelf until someone finds the time to play them.  This isn’t the case with online games.  Wait too long to play a moderately successful online multiplayer game it could turn into a ghost town with only one or two lonely, desperate players logging on to see if anyone wants to play.  With extremely popular games, the online community grows smaller but more intense as casual players lose interest, leaving behind only hardcore fans who have been playing obsessively for years.   Continue Reading

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Playwright/ Video Game Journalist/ Theatre Critic/ Actor New York City · charlesbattersby.com
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