Category Archives: Gaming

Setting vs system (DDO & Neverwinter)

I’ve really fancied some Dungeons & Dragons themed gaming after last weekend’s tabletop sessions, so I’ve dipped back into both Neverwinter and Dungeons & Dragons Online over the last few days. They’re very different games, although both feature on the … Continue reading

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Giving MMORPG second chances

Zubon over at Kill Ten Rats has a post on giving games a second chance, it’s mostly about single player games but does mention MMORPGs at the end. The post asks if you give a game a second chance, and … Continue reading

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Neverwinter: scratching that D&D itch

After running some tabletop D&D last weekend I found myself wanting to play a D&D game last night, and for me Neverwinter is the easier MMO for me to jump into should that particular itch need scratching. My Cleric main … Continue reading

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LOTRO: Mordor beckons

I was surprised this last week by the announced timing of the Mordor expansion for Lord of the Rings Online – it is coming soon, possibly as soon as the 31st July. Although I’ve been rather focused on Norrath for … Continue reading

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Getting me interested in a new MMORPG

As the years pass and tastes seemingly change I find myself not actually looking forward to any specific upcoming MMORPGs at the moment, I find that kind of sad as the first few years of this blog were notable for … Continue reading

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WoW: a fresh perspective

I spend most of my free time gaming with my husband, with friends or with family. That’s one of the reasons why I play MMORPGs as my main genre, all the infrastructure and systems are there for playing with a … Continue reading

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The highs and lows of side quests

Syp of the Bio Break blog started a discussion, earlier this week, about the value of side quests, or indeed whether they still have any value at all. More prominent storytelling in many MMORPGs has caused a split between quests … Continue reading

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