Blade and Soul -Complicated Martial Arts MMO

Blade and Soul

Blade and Soul has just opened it’s doors in North America from NCSoft. It’s a martial arts MMO in the style of Jade Dynasty of a few years ago.

This is not a full review. Those are available elsewhere, I’m sure. But these are some first impressions comparing this game with others that I play and like.

The first impression is pretty good. The game is Free to Play and the graphics look very good. So those looking for Martial Arts with modern graphics, then you may want to try this one. Jade Dynasty is looking quite dated by now, but this game looks much better.

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BlockChain – Not the New DRM Solution

Block Chains?

The latest hot startup fashion is Block Chain. Of course this is based on the popularity, and understanding of the advantages of BitCoin.

There are musicians running around thinking that Block Chains are going to save the day in protection of Music. I haven’t heard of Disney or others running around with their hair on fire about protecting movies with Block Chains, yet. Perhaps Block Chains will at last save Mickey Mouse from rampant copyright? Somehow I don’t think so.

Let’s quickly examine what block chain is good for, and what it won’t do.

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