Monthly Archives: August 2014

FFXIV: sudden progress

After a couple of sessions of seeming slow progress in the game, this latest session was full of progress on my goals and some nice surprises to boot!First I had picked up a quest as I passed through the Central … Continue reading


Neverwinter: companion upgrade time

I finally took the plunge and upgraded my great weapon fighter’s companion from blue to purple quality last night. I really like the dread warrior companion, it’s been a great help as I’ve levelled and he has a chance of … Continue reading

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Not much of a fan of ‘rose-tinted glasses’

There’s always been an element of ‘rose-tinted glasses’ to discussions about MMO gaming in my experience. If you never experienced Star Wars Galaxies near launch you simply haven’t played a ‘proper MMO’. If you weren’t in an Everquest 1 mob … Continue reading

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Neverwinter: Tyranny continued

We’ve made a little more progress in the new Tyranny of Dragons campaign this last week, having repeated the dailies in Neverdeath Graveyard three times and now having unlocked the quests at Ebon Downs. Other than shouting at the screen … Continue reading

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Gaming questionnaire

Blaugust, or the general buzz of activity this month has spawned a few questionnaires that are doing the rounds. I’ve seen a few responses to this Gaming Questionnaire by Jasyla of CannotBeTamed so thought I’d give it a whirl as … Continue reading

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Neverwinter: epic dungeons and end bosses

So two nights ago we decided to run an epic dungeon in Neverwinter with a new mix of characters, my partner’s newly dinged guardian fighter as tank and my long-established but somewhat out of practice cleric as healer. Not knowing … Continue reading

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Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons campaign

Module 4: Tyranny of Dragons is live as of last Thursday. So far I’ve only had one days go of the quests and like the campaigns before it this latest campaign has time locked progression to prevent players grinding the … Continue reading

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