Category Archives: SWTOR

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

Taking a small stand against story #WoW #ESO #SWTOR

I’ve read some rumblings about the story direction in Battle for Azeroth, specifically the return (again) to Alliance vs Horde or the “Horde as aggressors” way it’s being portrayed. There’s an article on Massively OP that I found interesting discussing … Continue reading

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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

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

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F2P and what I’ll pay for #ESO #NWPC #SWL #SWTOR

Tobold has an interesting post up about free to play models and a Downton Abbey inspired classification of players as ‘masters’ or ‘servants’ (those paying for service(s), and those providing the service(s)). As is noted by comments on the post, … Continue reading

Posted in ESO, Gaming, Neverwinter, SWTOR, TSW

My favourite posts of 2017

As we close another year I’ll use this last post of the year to review some of my favourite MMORPG blog posts from 2017. For this selection I’ve incorporated a mix of favourite memories alongside some of the more comparative … Continue reading

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The leveling dungeons disconnect

I read with interest the recent LOTRO post over at Massively OP about the group finder. It brought a few thoughts together that I’ve had of late regarding grouping and the impact that has on my enjoyment and motivation levels … Continue reading

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