Category Archives: BDO

AFK gaming downsides

A very interesting issue I came across, rather at random, is that of the downsides of ‘AFK’ gaming. I’ve been messing around in Black Desert Online again so this struck me as particularly applicable. It raises some of the potential … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, Guild Wars, LotRO, MMORPG | 4 Comments

Sailing the seas (in MMOs) #IntPiPoMo2018

This is a schedule post so please allow for a delay in any replies to comments. As I set off to sail around sunny islands in real life, I was reminded of the joy of ship travel in MMORPGs. I … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, MMORPG, Vanguard, World of Warcraft | 1 Comment

Auto-pathing in MMOs

I happened to be watching some of MJ’s recent stream for Bless Online over at Massively OP last night and realised that auto-pathing was going on both in that video on my second monitor, and also in the game I … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, LotRO, MMORPG | 2 Comments

All the news! #mmorpg

It’s been a rarity in recent years for there to be that much MMORPG news to comment on in the blogosphere, new MMO launches have been few and far between compared with the heady days when I started this blog. … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, DCUO, DDO, EQ2, LotRO, MMORPG, Starfinder, Wildstar | 3 Comments

The importance of trading in MMORPGs

Massively asked a Daily Grind question yesterday on the importance of person-to-person trading in MMOs. It’s something that I actually firmly believe should be in MMORPGs as one of several means for players to interact with others in economic terms. … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, EQ2, ESO, LotRO, MMORPG | 5 Comments

Making it easier to return to a MMORPG

As someone who plays a variety of MMORPGs, I do face the problem of returning to a game and not finding the return a very easy or pleasant experience. The feeling of confusion as you stare at rows of forgotten … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, EQ2, ESO, FFXIV, MMORPG, Rift, STO, World of Warcraft | 8 Comments

MMO economics, striking it rich(er)

In only a few days I’ve had two separate experiences of ‘striking it rich’ in MMORPGs that I played recently. When I popped back into Black Desert Online, I had 15 million silver waiting for my character in the mail. … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, EQ2, MMORPG | 2 Comments