MMO ADVENTURES WITH CHIEF SARCAN

Gigantic Previews: Hands On with Gigantic at PAX Prime

Sarcan’s Giagantic Preview Hands on with Gigantic ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MMORPG.com on august 31, 2014 Every so often you will come across a game that absolutely captivates you and begs to be played. There are so many different things that attracts a player to a game, whether it is the art style, genre, concept or as simple as the way it plays. This Saturday morning at PAX I had one of the moments when I was able to get hands on with…

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Crowfall Column: Examining The Hunger

Sarcan’s Crowfall Column Examining the Hunger ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MMORPG.com on February 20, 2015 What is the end game? This is the quintessential question in the making and maintaining the average Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) game. How will it keep players engaged when they hit level cap while the developers furiously work on the next major patch that will expand or change the static world. Players expect a great story, a huge world to explore and ever changing content to keep their…

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Crowfall Column: As the Crow Flies

Sarcan’s Crowfall Column As the Crow Flies ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MMORPG.com on February 06, 2015 Anytime a new game is announced, the Hype Meters spike with the flood of information, speculation and downright hope that this new game will fill the void that the players feel between games. Crowfall from ArtCraft Entertainment appears to be no different. The question remains however: will the Crow fall or fly as they continue to provide more and more detail of what their game aims to…

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TSW Faction Decks

Sarcan’s Guide to The Secret World Faction Decks ORIGINALLY POSTED ON YOKAI’S AND SARCAN’S TSW GUIDES AND FAQS Decks are optional, storyline based, suggested templates of complementing abilities. There are eleven unique decks for each faction, representing the various specializations they have taken up to combat darkness—and each other. Choose a deck from the menu above to see its description, weapon requirements, the Seven Passive and Active Abilities and a description of what the deck philosophy is, along with pro’s…

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TSW SP Chart

Sarcan’s Guide to The Secret World Skill Point Build Planner originally posted at yokai’s and sarcan’s tsw guides and faqs This Guide for The Secret World explains what the Skill Point (SP) values are as you continue to purchase higher tiers. Increasing skill ranks enables you to use weapons and talismans of higher quality levels. Equipping gear of higher quality is necessary to able to fight stronger monsters (low level weapons have more chance to glance against high level encounters). You…

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TSW Weapon Choices

Sarcan’s Guide / Philosophy on Weapon Choices and Deck Building ORIGINALLY posted on Yokai’s and sarcan’s tsw guides and faqs After reading Martin Bruusgaard Explains Character Development and playing, I came to the conclusion there is a lot of confusion on how do you choose your weapons as a new player. This is what I came up with to make it clearer for me and hopefully others. This Guide is aimed at those players just beginning their journey. The Concept…

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Revival Housing and Upgrade Kits

Sarcan’s Guide to Revival  Housing and Upgrade Kits These guides were originally posted on the forums Houses and upgrades This guide is designed to help you decide how to invest in housing for the upcoming game Revival. They are currently fundraising by selling you a Property via their store. However it is challenging to decide what to buy until you get use to navigating the different options. click on small images to see larger version

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Why the Blog

Welcome the my site Hello, I am Franklin Rinaldi aka Chief Sarcan. I am a Retired United States Navy Chief who plays and discusses MMO’s regularly on YouTube, Twitch and on PodCasts. I also write guides and articles, create spreadsheets and data sets. All this activity has been spread across the web in numerous places. So I decided it was time to have a single point to voice my opinions, articles, guides, spreadsheets, favorite screenshots and so on that I have and…

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