Category Archives: SWTOR

Travel and realism in MMORPGs

Over the last few months I’ve been ruminating over the role of travel in MMORPGs. I’ve played some irregular sessions of two more ‘realistic’ games, Black Desert Online ; a game where a mount or vehicle has a more tangible … Continue reading

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ESO: story in parallel

Elder Scrolls Online has an interesting variation on storytelling when grouped. It has a lot of voiced NPC dialogues – probably the most I’ve seen outside of SWTOR actually in a MMO. That’s generally a good thing in my opinion … Continue reading

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Garish mounts

Massively has a discussion post about garish mounts and whether players should be able to hide them or have an option to filter them to be more lore appropriate. Many MMORPGs do go all out with a huge variety of … Continue reading

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SWTOR: Loner agent?

I’ve been playing more of my Imperial Agent after the recent vacation, and ruminating on the companions this class has. Some characters have a very strong ‘team vibe’ going with their companions – of the ones I have played the … Continue reading

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Recovery time in MMOs

Playing a few different games had me thinking of recovery time as a concept: I mean here time in-between fights where your character needs to rest or do something to recover health, mana or similar resources. The point being that … Continue reading

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Back and catchup time

A week away is a long time in the blogosphere / MMO news cycle. I missed quite a few things going down, most notably for me: Elder Scrolls Online’s expansion announcement – Morrowind This has drawn my eye back to … Continue reading

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AFK for a week

I’m off travelling this week, so there’ll be no new blog post until I return. Happy gaming in the meantime, dear readers!

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