Category Archives: Eden Eternal

The thought of starting fresh in a MMO

I read Chestnut’s recent post about starting fresh in The Secret World with interest and a good measure of respect. Starting over in that game in particular is a major task as the game’s mechanics allow for so much ‘horizontal’ … Continue reading

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Click to move in MMORPGs, good or bad?

Click to move is a bit of strange feature in MMORPGs. It’s common enough in some genres, action RPGs like Diablo for instance. In my experience it’s a bit rarer in this genre, at least as a default-on or obvious … Continue reading

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When coming back is no longer an option

I wrote recently about the my dilemma over whether to return to Vanguard before it is shutdown this summer. In the same post’s comments I noted that the patcher won’t update on my install anymore, it’s too out-of-date now. Returning … Continue reading

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EQ2: Views of Norrath

I’m back playing EQ2 as my ‘solo’ game, I play Guild Wars 2 and SWTOR with friends and family so EQ2 is my game to play when my partner is raiding in WoW. Travelling around the world I’m often taken … Continue reading

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Are Public Quests always abandoned over the long-term?

I wonder whether Public Quests, of the various kinds thusfar implemented in MMOs, are always destined to be under-utilised by developers and abandoned by the games’ population? I read recently this thread on the EQ2 forums. It’s mostly aimed at … Continue reading

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Public events in Eden Eternal

Several MMOs have public events or quests that offer casual group content to players who happen to be in the area. Rift’s invasions are a high profile version of this, tightly integrated as a core game mechanic. But other games … Continue reading

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Larger than life characters

I wonder if some players of MMOs have a ‘type’ that they prefer to play, of is this unusual? I do know several WoW players who always preferred to play gnomes over any other race due to the cuteness factor. … Continue reading

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