Category Archives: DDO

Voice and Video chat in online gaming

I’ve just read the post by Wilhelm about Discord and other voice platforms. I play MMORPGs and (virtual) tabletop gaming with a set of different overlapping groups of friends and family members. For the most part I game with a … Continue reading

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Gaming tools and reference websites

Belghast has a blog post up about the creation of a Gaming Tools menu on his blog. The post shows some examples of this organisation and the list of websites that count as tools in this case. The games used … Continue reading

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I like situational gear in MMOs

In a recent World of Warcraft Classic session we attempted our second-ever run on Scholomance with our instance group. In discussions about the apparent difficulty we were facing, we started talking about gear we could farm to make the runs … Continue reading

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Tanking with a dagger?

There are certain fantasy stereotypes that can be observed, or challenged, by the games I play. One such trope is the “Sword and Board” tank character – the protector of the adventuring party with a sword and shield. We were … Continue reading

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Sticking to dungeon roles #Blapril2020

Over the last few months I’ve been running a whole lot of dungeons in World of Warcraft Classic and Retail and in Dungeons & Dragons Online. Most MMORPGs use the trinity system or some precursor or variant thereof. In WoW … Continue reading

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Interactive objects in dungeons are great #Blapril2020

I’ve written before about interactive objects in MMORPGs, a feature I wish more games made use of to a greater extent. Dungeons & Dragons Online has so many different ways in which your characters can interact with the environment, whether … Continue reading

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Four favourite game series #Blapril2020

Apparently there’s a tweet doing the rounds about five favourite game series, as I read over at Time to Loot’s blog post response. It’s an interesting topic to read about, but not one I can easily answer in the spirit … Continue reading

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Highs and lows #Blapril2020

We live in very strange times. I mostly keep my blog impersonal and light in tone for the reason that I prefer to read positive and entertaining blog posts, but its hard to ignore the reality of the COVID-19 situation … Continue reading

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Red fens adventure #DDO #Blapril2020

We’ve continued our party-of-three adventures in Dungeons & Dragons Online this weekend with two sessions running the instances accessible from the Red Fens wilderness adventure area. This swampy area has a lot of details to it apart from the dungeons … Continue reading

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Set sail for adventure #DDO

Fresh from the unlock of content for all players, our DDO trio static tackled the Sentinels of Stormreach chain over the weekend. This set of four related quests took our party across farflung locales in Eberron as we set sail … Continue reading

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