Three years down the road

tortaIt’s been three years since I wrote my first post on this blog. Many things have changed since then, but for some mysterious reason I am still writing posts, and that’s what matters…right?

World of Warcraft came and went on (I think it will come back though… ;), and now I’m working with forums and videos about Van Helsing. In fact, I finished the last video during the past week, as we added another new class to our ARPG. The community is still growing and growing (we are past 254K likes on Facebook), and I am joining more and more gaming communities over time. The last one I joined was Raptr, which seemed kinda useless for me at first, but then the many cool things got me, and I recognized that it has a very useful side as well. Feel free to follow me there to get informed about interesting gaming-related stuff.

Also, we are still live streaming Van Helsing every Thursday, with an increasing success. However, last week there were some issues… Mr. Murphy’s spirit was lingering in the office during the entire stream. Before going live, we played for more than a hour and everything went perfect. But the moment I hit the “STREAM” button, everything went wrong on the client side. Thankfully, we could still deal with the issues and continue the stream, but it wasn’t a stress relief at all :/

I’ll end this post with the trailer I made last week, and a link to one of our live streams, where you can get a better insight on our game :)

Moved in to the new office – kickstart!

So, we have just moved in to our new offices at NeocoreGames, and man, it is awesome.

Here is my gaming work rig at the moment (decorations and cable arrangement is still temporary as there is some work to do):

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The left one is the Beast with a dual GTX590, and the Alienware laptop is called the Monster… guess why. What I will do on these computers? Mostly videos about our games, so I’ll be sharing quite a lot of entertaining stuff with you hopefully.

So, work has really started, and with it, this blog starts as well again. I’ll continue with updates about our fresh games and the ones in development, so stay tuned!

The first announcement is that within the company, we have decided to run weekly streams of our games, mainly The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. The streams will be done by me and my co-worker, Valkyrie. The time is still something to be decided upon, but most likely the streams will be held at

Thursdays, from 10AM Pacific Time, (8PM CET)

The link to our Twitch channel is http://www.twitch.tv/neocoregames.

Should any updates come, I’ll add them to this post (or a new one if they are more important).

Announcement :P

Hello everyone,

I have reached 100K views on my youtube channel recently, and parallel to this, I have got an opportunity to continue working for Neocore Games as a game tester, and I’ll also have to make videos and reviews for them hopefully. Without further ado, here is my announement about this:

So this means that I’ll have some great stuff to work on, and I can resurrect this blog hopefully from its ashes.

On the sidenote, I made another video today, because I got in a nostalgic mood towards WoW… I have never been closer to the dangerzone (e.g. subscribing again) than today. Don’t forget, the last time I was online was in last October :P So anyhow, here is me getting Thunderfury with my rogue, and killing a poor mage in the process. I always admired those who could get this awesome weapon back in vanilla, as it could literally took years. Well, getting the damn bindings took a year to me as well (you can read about how I got it with my hunter here and here), so it is still hard to get it :p

A new way to continue

First of all, I must say that I WANT to continue this blog as a gamer blog, and after this sad hiatus maybe I’ll be able to launch something useful. Currently, I’m playing Diablo 2, Counter-Strike, AoM, Diablo 3, Fallout, Battlefield, LoL (casually), Assasin’s Creed, and HL, so I’m thinking around this line. Another way is to go delve into the good old days of WoW, and make this into an oldschool blog. So I’ve decided to put this to a vote:


Secondly, I have to make a blog for a school project, and the topic I got accepted was something like “IT for dummies”. Sadly, I do not enjoy writing that blog so much, and I think that my posts reek from this attitude, but you might as well check it out here:



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An end of an era

As you could see, the site was lacking posts the few last months. I did not post any explanation until now, because I thought that I can solve this “problem”.

The thing is that I can only play World of Warcraft if I am one of the top-notch players at least on the server. Sadly, I simply became too busy to keep up this level of playing anymore, therefore I stopped playing World of Warcraft. I have not logged in more than a month ago, and although I miss my account terribly, I do not miss playing WoW. I had an amazing time during these seven years, and although I’ll probably come back someday, right now I feel that this won’t happen.

Being busy is just one reason to stop, although it is the main one. An other reason is that the playerbase and the game changed slowly over time. This is something I never thought to be able to affect my attitude towards the game. Maybe it didn’t, I’m just making up excuses… The game is still good, but in an other way. I miss the feeling you got when you ran into Orgrimmar in full Tier 2, if you remember that thing.

I hope I contributed well to the WoW scene with my guides, videos and blog posts, and I am happy to see people getting help from me. I would like to thank everyone for that.

I loved editing movies and writing posts, and oh, the lowbie gankfests in Duskwood… I will truly miss this part of my life, and this is why I will keep up the blog. I haven’t figured out how I’m actually going to do that, but I am sure about this decision. Also, I’ll write a longer lookback posts to sum up all my adventures in World of Warcraft, or maybe write interesting stories from the game that happened to me and my friends.

Until then, remain an awesome community and keep WoW on the top of the MMO throne for many more years ;)

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Cataclysmic weather

The weather’s like the inside of a volcano right here, more than 50 degrees outside…

The fans of the computer(s) do not help the temperature either. Anyways, I have started to sort out my fraps clips, because I decided to start making that PvP movie before Pandaria hits. I have a 2TB HDD swarmed with clips, so there is plenty of stuff to choose from. I really enjoyed re-watching the scenes where I do some airborne kills in Durotar :).

Some of my friends came back to WoW, so that’s a reason to play more actively, as we clear everything on a single raid nowadays. This means that I’m playing on wednesdays if I’m available, then I just mingle around aimlessly in OG, or rush around less aimlessly in WSG.

I’ll also update the Diablo DH guide to match the post-nerf stance of the class.

Stay tuned!