Category Archives: BDO

The importance of trading in MMORPGs

Massively asked a Daily Grind question yesterday on the importance of person-to-person trading in MMOs. It’s something that I actually firmly believe should be in MMORPGs as one of several means for players to interact with others in economic terms. … Continue reading

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Making it easier to return to a MMORPG

As someone who plays a variety of MMORPGs, I do face the problem of returning to a game and not finding the return a very easy or pleasant experience. The feeling of confusion as you stare at rows of forgotten … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, EQ2, ESO, FFXIV, Gaming, Rift, STO, WoW | 8 Comments

MMO economics, striking it rich(er)

In only a few days I’ve had two separate experiences of ‘striking it rich’ in MMORPGs that I played recently. When I popped back into Black Desert Online, I had 15 million silver waiting for my character in the mail. … Continue reading

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A mixed-up, meandering session of games

I returned home from the festive holidays to an evening of gaming with no clear objectives or plan. In the end I chose to patch and ‘sample’ a few different games. Crafting, Everquest 2 I realised, oh so late to … 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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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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Race/gender locked classes

Although I’ve not been following the upcoming MMORPG Crowfall that closely, the news posted on Massively OP that the devs are removing the planned race/class locks seems a positive development. The game is shifting from the original idea of race … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, Gaming, Tera, WoW | 10 Comments