Category Archives: EQ2

Discussing difficulty in MMORPGs

Massively OP had a discussion piece two days ago on difficulty in MMORPGs that was an interesting read, and that generated some incisive comments from the community. I’ll cherry-pick a few points to add my own thoughts too in this … Continue reading

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Catching up #everquestII #eq2 #RiftPrime #RiftGame

I’m back from holiday and trying to catch up with all the missed blogging and news that’s come out this last two weeks, it’s going to be a rushed and partial attempt as I have other obligations on my time … Continue reading

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An MMO postcard (1/4)

I’m away for a couple of weeks on holiday, so here’s a scheduled post: a MMO postcard of sorts. The holiday begins with a flight to warmer climes, lets hope it’s on time. Then we catch a ship to sail … Continue reading

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Beast’r egg hunt 2018 #EverquestII

My Easter Sunday started with a relaxing egg hunt in Everquest 2 for this year’s Beast’r live event. This year there are five new named eggs to find in starter city zones. I checked out this excellent guide so I … Continue reading

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MMORPGs as interactive entertainment

Stargrace has a recent post talking about game and movie crossovers. The topic interested me particularly because of the interactive role we get to play as protagonist: The appeal of most video games is the chance to be the hero … Continue reading

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Riding around virtual worlds #EverquestII #RiftPrime

Over the course of the weekend I’ve squeezed in some solid sessions of MMORPG goodness. I’ve done several stints of leveling my Inquisitor in Planes of Power, now at level 105. Questing in EQ2 is super relaxing gaming usually, although … Continue reading

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Inventory is full, again #GW2

Inventory management is a constant part of all the MMORPGs that I play, although it’s more of a pressing problem in some rather than others. It isn’t something that I particularly enjoy, in the same way that the micromanagement of … Continue reading

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