Category Archives: TSW

Social items in MMORPGs

It occurred to me over the weekend that MMO’s by their design can encourage socialising, or not, by even simple little design choices. One of the Mage features in Legion is to summon an image of Archmage Vargoth who will … Continue reading

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Secret World Legends

So I was planning to do a first-impressions piece on patch 7.2 for World of Warcraft as my next post, then I saw that Funcom has released details of the announced relaunch of The Secret World: it’s being rebooted as … Continue reading

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TSW: relaunch in 2017

So I read this article over at Massively OP yesterday: “Funcom is relaunching The Secret World in 2017“.  That caused a major double-take incident, I was not expecting that. The details come from an earnings report to investors, not from … Continue reading

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TSW: The Christmas Conspiracy

We decided to try and find something to do in The Secret World together as a trio last night, although I hadn’t found details of any new mission additions for 2016 Krampusnacht festive event. Strangely it appears we missed giving … Continue reading

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A dungeon without combat?

I was recently reading up on the newest expansion for Rift, Starfall Prophecy, and I came across this rather interesting feature – a puzzle dungeon. Most questing content, and certainly the overwhelming majority of dungeons, in MMORPGs involves a good … Continue reading

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TSW: Samhain

Over the weekend we indulged in a little session of The Secret World as a break from lots of Dungeons and Dragons (of the pen and paper variety). The Samhain event is in full swing in the game at present … Continue reading

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TSW: financial news and content musings

Via Massively’s post I read that Funcom have hinted at a new content update for 2017 as part of their latest quarterly financial report. There’s just one bullet point of interest to me, as a player of The Secret World: … Continue reading

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