Monthly Archives: May 2016

SWTOR – companion contract needed

Having played my Jedi Knight character recently I’m starting to think our characters in The Old Republic need some form of companion contractual agreement to protect their interests or even sanity. I picked up the Doc companion back on Balmorra … Continue reading

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Payment model data and evolution

Gamasutra has an article about payment models based on some research of esports gamers. Here’s a link to the article and a link directly to the research report. The headline blares that “Devs are backing away from Free-to-Play” with a … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, DDO, EQ2, FFXIV, Guild Wars, LotRO, MMORPG, SWTOR | 10 Comments

Wildstar: addons and the default quest UI

So far I’ve only played Wildstar with the default User Interface (UI) as supplied by Carbine. That said I’ve never been that 100% happy with the quest log/tracker interface. There’s a clutter or visual overload issue with the design that … Continue reading

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TSW: Museum of the Occult

Courtesy of Massively OP, I’ve just read about a planned update for The Secret World that will add a pseudo-housing area to the game – not housing really but still a customisable space for player’s to take ownership of. From … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi mood

I’ve been in a Sci-Fi mood for a week or two now. My World of Warcraft account is tokenless, I’ve stopped playing Black Desert Online and am not missing Path of Exile at all since we finished. It’s all about spaceships, … Continue reading

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MMO puzzles and computer systems

Playing The Secret World last night we had a ton of fun on a particular Investigation mission called Immersion. It’s a crazy, mind-bending mission where you play a text-adventure within the game. As per usual I don’t do spoilers so … Continue reading

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SWTOR: screenshot moments

I was playing Star Wars the Old Republic with my husband a couple of nights ago and I was struck by the cinematic or visually striking framing of many of the cut-scenes and dialogue backdrops. The normal levelling game is … Continue reading

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