Category Archives: BDO

My list of gaming grievances

As a reaction post to Belghasts recent post on gaming grievances. Of the nine points listed in this post, three stand out as some of my own worst gripes with MMORPGs, things I’ve written about before but could re-examine in … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, EQ2, ESO, MMORPG, Neverwinter, Rift, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

The inventory question

There’s a bit of a blogosphere discussion going on about inventory management and item weight, it seems to have started with a post by Belghast about coin weight in Pantheon. I would consider the latter to be important only if … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, MMORPG, World of Warcraft | 3 Comments

Gaming in troubling times

I should have been writing an ‘AFK’ post today. I had planned to return to Canada for another holiday and reccy of the potential future move there. But Corona virus has put a sudden and absolute stop to a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Archeage, BDO, DCUO, EQ2, MMORPG, Neverwinter | 3 Comments

Thoughts on Elder Scrolls Online

I read over at Bio Break Syp’s post on his issues with the Elder Scrolls Online combat (e.g. lack of feedback) and that struck a chord. Like all my MMORPGs, I have phases where I am actively playing ESO, usually … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, ESO, MMORPG, World of Warcraft

Warmer climes #IntPiPoMo 2019

This second post in the my planned list of IntPiPoMo thematic posts reflects my utter dislike for the cold weather of late. It’s like the country dove head-first from late summer weather into full on winter overnight. Here’s some slightly … Continue reading

Posted in BDO, EQ2, FFXIV, LotRO, MMORPG, SWTOR | 1 Comment

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