Author Archives: Telwyn

My Mascot (Promptapalooza Day 8)

We’re just into week two of the Promptapalooza blogging event, and the prompt from day 8 caught my eye “If you had a mascot to represent you, what would it be?”. The prompt was given to Rambling Redshirt over at … Continue reading

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Alternative vs standard routes in dungeons

We had one of *those* moments last night in Gnomeregan. It was our first Horde dungeon group run in WoW Classic for quite some time. The dungeon of choice for this levelling group was Gnomeregan as we’d barely poked our … Continue reading

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Contributing to Ahn’Qiraj

Since last week the Gates of Ahn’Qiraj event has been live on World of Warcraft Classic’s servers. I wasn’t playing at this point in Vanilla WoW so it’s not an event I’ve seen before. More precisely, given that the long … Continue reading

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MMORPGs – just for fun

Roger of Contains Moderate Peril had a post last week about compartmentalisation of the playerbase in MMORPGs. The feelings expressed spoke to my own situation in all these years of online gaming. MMORPGs are very broad games and have players … Continue reading

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Low intensity gaming

Our dungeon group has been on hiatus for nearly two weeks and I’ve chosen to take that opportunity to really step away from my usual, quite intense, gaming habits. After a day of sitting in front of the computer to … Continue reading

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Blaugust Promptapalooza draws near

I signed up to the upcoming blogging community event, Blaugust “Promptapalooza”. It’s a new take on the usual August-long blogging fest, taking on the form of a relay between the signed-up bloggers on a day-to-day basis. It’s an interesting twist … Continue reading

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Dungeons that are still a challenge

Not all dungeons are equal, or specifically not all boss fights are created equally. We were looking to run a level-sync’ed dungeon with relatives yesterday afternoon, with our duo recently having set up camp in Jade Forest (now level 82), … Continue reading

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That can’t be sensible

Sometimes my MMORPG characters find themselves in pretty rediculous situations; for instance in combat in a location that is really not a sensible place to be fighting an opponent. My Dirge in this screenshot (taken angled from above at quite … Continue reading

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MMORPG terms that I never use

I’ve heard recently a few terms in the MMORPG sphere that kind of grate on me, without there necessarily being a solid reason why. I’m not talking about the obviously offensive language that some in the genre use so casually, … Continue reading

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Keyboard vs mouse

I’ve written in the past about MMORPG user interfaces and their complexity. However easy we as gamers might think these games are to play, if you can get an external perspective, as I have playing World of Warcraft with elderly … Continue reading

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