Category Archives: ESO

AFK, prep and mobile-tie ins

This weekend has been dominated, in part, by gaming preparations for an AFK break – we’re off on holiday from tomorrow. For the MMO player that means certain specific tasks are probably due: like checking for almost expired mails on … Continue reading

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ESO: weapon set dilemmas

We’re still playing Elder Scrolls Online as a trio, although this is juggled somewhat with playing World of Warcraft with a wider group of friends so progress has slowed. My personal goals in-game remain to gradually explore this version of … Continue reading

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Crafting gear for alts

I picked up a Ratonga Ranger alt in Everquest 2 recently, I can’t even remember why I created him but noticed him on the login screen and thought it was time to play him. One thing I’ve not done before … Continue reading

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Developer appreciation week 2017

One of the annual blogosphere activities is the Developer Appreciation Week, where bloggers take a break from critique and negativity to actually praise the vast amounts of unsung effort that the continued development of MMORPGs must require. Although I’m probably … Continue reading

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ESO: anniversary bake-off

It’s the third anniversary of Elder Scrolls Online launching and the game celebrates this with a baking-themed quest. I wasn’t playing on previous anniversaries so it’s the first time I’ve seen Donolon, the “Wizard of Whisking”. The quest is simple … Continue reading

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Sounds that motivate gameplay

I was playing Elder Scrolls Online yesterday on my solo Dragonknight character and I was struck by just how effective and siren-like the sound and visual designs are for Dark Anchors (a k a Dolmen). These public events are regular … Continue reading

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ESO: finishing Auridon

In last night’s session we made some good progress and completed the first major zone post tutorial, the elven isle of Auridon. As a reminder, I’m playing Elder Scrolls Online as part of a trio of Aldmeri Dominion characters – … Continue reading

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