Category Archives: EQ2

Diving for pearls #EQ2 #Everquestii

Everquest 2 has a new seasonal event, the Oceansfull Festival. This Othmir event has special clamshells spawning in coastal waters in various locations. Each shell contains housing items and other cosmetic treasures to collect. There are clusters of clamshells at … Continue reading

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Non-combat abilities are cool

Massively OP had a discussion topic on non-combat abilities yesterday. It’s a topic I care about, if only MMORPGs had more non-violent or flavourful abilities I’d be happy! Combat remains the main focus of most character skills in all the … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, Guild Wars, WoW | 4 Comments

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

Posted in BDO, EQ2, ESO, Gaming, LotRO | 5 Comments

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

What I’m playing this summer

With the shift into proper summer weather I’ve been thinking about what I’ll be playing MMORPG-wise over the lazy summer months. I read Syp’s two lists of upcoming MMOs with interest, but so few upcoming games actually interest me in … Continue reading

Posted in D&D, DCUO, EQ2, ESO, Gaming, TSW | 1 Comment

Alt-friendly MMOs and longer-term engagement

In a recent post UltrViolet talks about taking a break from FFXIV, one reason for this being the game’s relative alt-unfriendliness: Normally, in games I really like (such as FFXIV), when I reach the end of a character’s journey, I … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, ESO, Gaming, SWTOR, TSW, WoW | 5 Comments

Tentative progress in Innovation #everquestii

I kind of hit a brick wall on my progress in the Planes of Power content for a while, my character had quests to go to the Plane of Innovation, but when I went there it seemed I’d be overwhelmed … Continue reading

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