Is the loot valuable or not? The price tag is meaningless. It’s all in how you describe it. Take a page from the home shopping channel, where no item is too mundane to be praised.
It’s not a “small figurine”. It’s a “beautiful, hand-crafted figurine of a water nymph”. Yes, this seems silly. Of course it’s hand-crafted. Everything is in a pre-industrial world. I’m telling you: It doesn’t matter if it’s not worth two coppers and weighs as much as a brick, your players will fight over that figurine if you make it sound exciting.
Black Desert Online
This Korean title would be the greatest MMO ever made if not for the horrendous monetization system. And the embarrassing translation. And the terrible progression. And the developer's general apathy towards its western audience.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.
Was it a Hack?
A big chunk of the internet went down in October of 2016. What happened? Was it a hack?
A programming project where I set out to make a gigantic and complex world from simple data.
Resident Evil 4
Who is this imbecile and why is he wandering around Europe unsupervised?