Monthly Archives: July 2012

Public events in Eden Eternal

Several MMOs have public events or quests that offer casual group content to players who happen to be in the area. Rift’s invasions are a high profile version of this, tightly integrated as a core game mechanic. But other games … Continue reading

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Alternate realities

I am rather fond of alternate history type fiction, I remember loving the Red Alert series of RTS games as they messed with history. Behind this genre is the ‘what if’ question, what if Hitler was assassinated before he rose … Continue reading

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End of an era

So Mists of Pandaria will be out on 25th Sept. I didn’t immediately post this as I’m not at all excited about it. Sad to say really as WoW kept me captivated throughout Burning Crusade (I joined in 2007) and … Continue reading

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SOGA models and TERA

I’m extremely late to this ‘party’, seems most people gave up on commenting on TERA a long while ago. Still I’m trialing the game as part of a future article, there’s only one big issue so far – the appallingly … Continue reading

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A wandering minstrel

The Farmer’s Faire launched today in LoTRO, details on Massively. I logged onto my minstrel, who as my cook is currently spending most of his time in Michel Delving. A short ride away to Bywater and I was surrounded by … Continue reading

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Playing on servers in another region

Is it common to play games on a service / server outside of your region? I should qualify this question with “where there is the same or similar gaming service available with a different company in your region”, but that would … Continue reading

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GW2 character planning

I like to plan characters as part of the build up to a game, or even while still playing games. Yes, I have a spreadsheet to track my crafting for all my LoTRO alts. Now that the betas are done … Continue reading

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