Category Archives: Guild Wars

My gaming history #BlaugustReborn

Belghast has a post up on the “getting to know you” theme of week 2 of Blaugust. I don’t post about myself that often on this blog, it is about gaming more than anything else. In the spirit of Blaugust, … Continue reading

Posted in D&D, DDO, EQ2, ESO, FFXIV, Gaming, Guild Wars, LotRO, Neverwinter, Rift, STO, SWTOR, WoW | 3 Comments

What if WoW had…

Although I wasn’t playing gaming over the weekend we did discuss it amongst family as several family members still play World of Warcraft actively. During these discussions certain points came up that, for me, represent baffling gaps in this game’s … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, ESO, FFXIV, Gaming, Guild Wars, LotRO, Neverwinter, Rift, SWTOR, WoW | 6 Comments

What I won’t be playing this weekend

I’m off on a family holiday for a long weekend, and as usual the timing is perfect to not be doing all of the great stuff that’s happening in MMORPG land! Firstly Guild Wars 2 has just released, after some … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, Gaming, Guild Wars, TSW | 2 Comments

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

MMORPGs and new graphics engines

I’m not that hung up on graphics when it comes to the choices I make of which MMORPGs to play or not to play. That’s not to say I care nothing about graphic quality or style, but it’s not top … 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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Cleaning up #GW2

Although I’ve not made great strides yet to implement all the great advice on my inventory problem, we have been busy tidying up zones in Guild Wars 2, working on map completion in Heart of Thorns. The maps are pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming, Guild Wars