Monthly Archives: October 2017

GW2: a supporting role in story

We came across an interesting coop twist in a Path of Fire story instance last night. I’m used to Guild Wars 2 generally providing pretty good for our duo gameplay preference, but this was something more obviously a supporting role. … Continue reading

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Autumn gaming update

Although there’s been quite a lot of heavy commentary about Pay to Win and lockboxes of late, I haven’t felt that drawn into the arguments myself. I’m AFKish this weekend to do a weekend of D&D (pen and paper ftw!), … Continue reading

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Climbing is fun!

Having spent the last post singing the praises of Guild Wars 2’s mounts, this post addresses another aspect of movement in MMORPGs: climbing. I’m not sure why but I love MMOs where you can actually climb things. It’s another movement … Continue reading

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GW2: the mount temptation

Playing through Path of Fire as time permits, we’re now pushing into the Elon Riverlands, the third zone of five. Play sessions continue to be a meandering mix of following green arrows/markers for the expansion story and being distracted by … Continue reading

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Backing up and organising screenshots

As I wrote the last post I remembered that I should probably back up my screenshots again. It’s a little IT chore that I try to do at least once a quarter to give me some security for the thousands … Continue reading

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Jump-scares and mirrors for Halloween

We’re at that time of year when everything is spooky and scary, well in MMO-land at least. The nights are quickly drawing in. The Halloween events have already started this week, as I found out logging into Everquest 2 to … Continue reading

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EQ2: Planes of Prophecy

I see via Massively OP that the pricing and packages for pre-order of the next EQ2 expansion have been announced. Prices seem to be going up and up across the industry for these, and the decline in the value of … Continue reading

Posted in DDO, EQ2, LotRO, MMORPG, World of Warcraft | 1 Comment