Command and Conquer Alliances

So, Durkonkell’s not about very much at the moment. Fortunately, here’s Semseye! He volunteered to play C&C Alliances so you don’t have to. Truer sacrifice has never before been seen.

Command and Conquer games for me have started to go down hill since Renegade come out. They decided that people didn’t want to play the typical “Command and Conquer” game that they already knew people loved, and headed in the direction on the FPS (First Person Shooter). Although this game did have some fun moments I just couldn’t get into it. I think the main problem was that, because it was running with the C&C title, people expected different things from it. There was no base build mode for one. One of the main things I love about a C&C game is making a base, building walls around it and making it impenetrable. I will add that Red Alert 2 and the Yuri’s Revenge add-on were also good games, and will probably be more then happy to play them today. If we jump ahead a bit it looks like they just couldn’t be asked any more. They decided to take one of the main thing I loved about C&C. Base building was no more! Someone decided that people didn’t like building bases and set the game up so that you have a certain amount of units from the start of the mission and you use these to complete it. But anyway, I am here to talk about the new C&C interweb game that is now on an open beta for everyone to try and is meant to be “Free”… Hmmmm.

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War Stories: Battlefield 3

Battlefield 3 logo

Battlefield 3 is one of the finest multiplayer shooters the PC has seen in recent years. It’s that rarest, most desirable type of game – the one that generates stories almost every single time. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be writing up some of our best war stories for you. Today, General Semseye is here to tell you a little bit about what makes BF3 so special. I’ll be in my ready room, sipping tea.

Battlefield 3 is one of the most atmospheric and intense games I have had the privilege to play. My first go at a 64 player Conquest map was for lack of a better word, “Epic”.  The game is out for PC, Xbox and Playstation 3. As a PC gamer, you can guess what platform I got it on, also the fact that the first game I played was on 64 player map, witch you can only ever get on a PC is a bit of a give away.

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Guest Post: The new BM Hunter in ICC

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Semseye of One Shot, One Kill. Unfortunately I didn’t get into the guild’s 10-man raid last week, but Semseye did and he ran it as Beast Mastery. This is his account of running ICC as a beastmaster with a casual raid group that normally doesn’t get past Putricide. Long story short: Beastmastery is back!

Hello everyone it’s a me Mari….. Semseye!

I’m making my first appearance on YBS and I’m here to talk about the raid that is Ice Crown Citadel. On Sunday the 24th I was invited to the raid to “Try out” the new talent tree. This being the first time anyone from the guild had been in there to test them, No one thought that we would get far.

As I’m sure most people know, Icecrown Citadel is the final encounter against the Lich King. It consists of 11 bosses and then the Lich King, with each boss more challenging then the last. If you haven’t been in there yet now is the time, you will love it!

Hell has a door

I was in Dalaran waiting for the raid invites to go out. The raid was going to begin at 8pm, where we would all make our way to the entrance of Icecrown Citadel. I turned up in style on my 2 seater rocket mount! While I was walking down the main entrance to the Citadel I was starting to get really nervous about my spec. About 3 days before the raid I was with Durkonkell playing around with different pet specs and my DPS wasn’t looking too great (just about hit 4k). Durkonkell reassured me that it was only a target dummy and that when in a raid its a completely different situation. He was, of course right but I was still nervous none the less.

Read on to see how I got on.

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