This Is How The World Ends

In Tabula Rasa’s case, not with a bang, but with a whine.

It is probably safe to say that, despite decades of ever more spectacular Hollywood visions of extra-terrestial domination, humanity in its worst nightmares never imagined it would have to contend with spawn-camping aliens.

Brian “Psychochild” Green has a more bittersweet view.

So, while the big TR ending event might win them style and PR points, it fills me with a bit of sadness. Can’t games be special to people anymore? Was TR’s community really so weak that they needed a big event to make the ending special? Are online games becoming more disposable from the business, community, and development points of view?