Category Archives: BDO

Mobile gaming and auto battlers #Skylanders

I find myself suddenly, for the first time in many, many years, playing games on more than just my desktop PC. PC gaming has dominated my computer gaming hobby ever since I first bought a 386SX computer back in 1992. … Continue reading

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Alting I will go

Massively OP had a post asking why readers play alt characters a few days ago. At the time I was focused on which game I could play more than which character. I’ve been playing alts almost as long as I … Continue reading

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Something old or something new?

I’m contemplating a week off work next week and what I might end up playing to fill some of that time. Restrictions on doing much of anything, other than walks for exercise, mean that gaming is very likely to dominate … Continue reading

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MMORPG gaming history, part 2

This post continues my blog journey through all the MMORPGs that I’ve played in the order of when I first tried them. Vanguard, Saga of Heroes, 2012 One of the last boxes that I ever purchased for a MMORPG, I … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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