Loading... Exhausted or Hausted?

Posted Mon, Feb 25, 2008 by Boomjack

Loading... it's like the Axe Effect, but with a real axe.

First, the Ten Ton Pulse, your finger on the beating heart of the MMOG industry.

Age of Conan has rolled back into the #1 spot after a day at #2. EverQuest 2 climbs two spots to #4 and Pirates of the Burning Sea returns to the Top 10 after a brief hiatus. (What is Pulse?)

  1. Age of Conan - 200 BPM
  2. World of Warcraft - 108 BPM
  3. Lord of the Rings Online - 28 BPM
  4. EverQuest 2 - 26 BPM
  5. Warhammer Online - 22 BPM
  6. EVE Online - 21 BPM
  7. Lineage 2 - 18 BPM
  8. Vanguard - 15 BPM
  9. Tabula Rasa - 13 BPM
  10. Pirates of the Burning Sea - 12 BPM

GDC was enjoyable, but I'm glad that it is over. Our four-person team had approximately 40 appointments/interviews over three days. We attend interviews in pairs so each of us in the end attended approximately 20 different appointments. We all have a lot on our plates over the next few days. Once we're caught up the next event will start. Tis the season! I often think back to Brian Green commenting that though many people feel energized after leaving one of these events that he is exhausted. I'm riding the same ship as him. It's great to go and see the people that I wish I could see on a daily basis, but when the show is over I have zero left in the tank. I'm amazed by how much Cody, Jeff and Garrett can accomplish in such a short period of time. The shows seems to invigorate Cody and Garrett, but I have a feeling that Jeff captains the good ship 'Exhaustion'.

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