DUST Mercs: Buff & Nerf – The Vicious Cycle

One of the core problems with Dust 514 is the constant flux and drastic change of weapons and equipment. Players are baffled and frustrated by it and its hurting the experience. …

DUST Mercs: Good Things to Come…

We may be on the cusp of some good things in Dust 514. As long as it doesnt take 6 months to implement them. Dusts core mechanics still need upgrading, but it badly needs some …

DUST Mercs: Sandbox 514 – Making Dust Matter

Recently a group of hardcore players from the Dust forums decided to do an open letter to the new executive producer CCP Rouge. It inspired the writers at our blog to do the same. …

DUST Mercs: Where Dust 514 Went Wrong – Part Three

In the final part of our look back at the mistakes Dust made, we look at the decisions made regarding Open World, Strategy, Social Aspects, Variety and Core FPS mechanics. The …

DUST Mercs: Where Dust 514 Went Wrong – Part Deux

Our first piece detailing the missteps made with Dust certainly made the rounds. To many, at the heart of much of the problem was the fact that CCP promised big but delivered …