Category Archives: SWTOR

Dungeon delvings #IntPiPoMo2017

This is my fourth post in the IntPiPoMo series for November. Here I showcase dungeon delving as a common activity in MMORPGs. 1. World of Warcraft We’ve run the Legion expansion dungeons a lot this year! 2. Star Wars the … Continue reading

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SWTOR server merges and character names

I note via Massively OPs article that server merges are coming to Star Wars the Old Republic on November 8th, and they’ll involve some of the usual issues such as duplicate character’s getting a forced name change. The three remaining … Continue reading

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Two minds on the gear grind

A couple of different articles have brought me to thinking about grind in MMORPGs. Shintar¬†writes at Going Commando an update on the Command XP system that was introduced to Star Wars the Old Republic this year. The system allows you … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming, Neverwinter, SWTOR, Tera, WoW | 4 Comments

The highs and lows of side quests

Syp of the Bio Break blog started a discussion, earlier this week, about the value of side quests, or indeed whether they still have any value at all. More prominent storytelling in many MMORPGs has caused a split between quests … Continue reading

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First ever MMORPG pics

A little late to party, I noticed the official Everquest 2 Twitter account had asked for players to share their oldest screenshot. That’s a rather fun idea, looking back through old screenshots is always fun! Everquest 2 Created back in … Continue reading

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Spreadsheets for MMO characters

For the MMORPGs that I’ve played more seriously, I have invariably at some point created a record of my various characters progress. Since I’m a computer scientist I tend to use spreadsheets for simple lists of such info. On my … Continue reading

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Annoying NPC voices

There are a couple of NPC voices that I seem to be hearing way too often during recent gaming sessions, voices that annoy me for various reasons. Here’s a couple of examples, in no particular order. Khadgar, World of Warcraft … Continue reading

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