Monthly Archives: January 2018

Allied Races & BfA Pre-Orders Available NOW in #WoW #WorldOfWarcraft

As some predicted, at yesterday’s Q&A, Blizzard announced that pre-orders for Battle for Azeroth are open and that four Allied Races (Void Elf, Lightforged Dreanei, Nightborne and Highmountain Tauren) are available in game NOW for anyone who buys the pre-order. … Continue reading

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Slow down?

I’ve found myself playing mostly action MMORPGs again, we’ve been back in Guild Wars 2 for some time now, and after Christmas I really got back into a groove solo’ing in Elder Scrolls Online again. In both games it’s easy … Continue reading

Posted in ESO, Gaming, Guild Wars

Character permanence

The news of a Prime server in Rift is doing the rounds at the moment: a server that will have progression through the vanilla content, and the expansions at an accelerated release pace. A detail that caught my attention is … Continue reading

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Save those names #RIFTgame and touching base

I am reminded via Twitter that I should log into my Rift characters to ensure their name is safe in the upcoming release of old names. Time's almost up! Log into #RIFTgame today to save your character names! https://t.co/jUJPeEvzSB pic.twitter.com/kmyNTWaFtX … Continue reading

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Level Scaling Comes to #WoW #WorldOfWarcraft

[From our World of Warcraft correspondent – Meznir] Yes, it’s finally here. Years after other MMOs had it (MMO Bro has a summary of “Five of the Best MMORPG Level Scaling Systems“) World of Warcraft has finally added in level … Continue reading

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Audio delights #TESOnline

Playing some Elder Scrolls Online this weekend I’ve been delighted by environmental sounds in very different ways. Beyond any music, having strong environmental sounds as a background to your gaming can be a major addition to any feeling of being … Continue reading

Posted in ESO, Gaming

MMORPG user interface standards

Last weekend I was running some tabletop gaming using Fantasy Grounds 2, and I was reminded just how quirky the user interface is. This virtual tabletop software re-invents a lot of controls and concepts that are already well established for … Continue reading

Posted in DDO, Gaming, Neverwinter, WoW | 2 Comments