Category Archives: LotRO

Downtime compensation #DDO #LOTRO

A brief article over at MassivelyOP informed me that some in-game compensation awards for Dungeons & Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online are available for all players up until the 30th April. Free stuff is always nice, even … Continue reading

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Death penalties in MMOs

The recent discussion around changing gaming tastes among MMORPG gamers has segued into some interesting related topics. I read since Roger’s post and Bhagpuss’ post about Death penalties. Relating to my own thoughts on gaming tastes and that I feel … Continue reading

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Patience with content you do not like

How much patience with content you don’t like in an MMORPG? I’ve a bit of a history of ignoring quests that I dislike. There’s a quest in Dungeons & Dragons Online that I only ever completed once because it was … Continue reading

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Appearance system pros and cons

I’m not strongly motivated by the appearance of my characters; I’d rather they avoid the pastel-shades pyjamas look of the early Burning Crusade era WoW, but so long as the clothes aren’t jarringly mixed styles I’m generally ok. Some MMORPGs … Continue reading

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Coming back is sometimes easier

I’ve written before about some MMORPGs as being easy to return to because of time invested and how familiar the game systems and setting might be. This was certainly my experience dipping back into Star Wars the Old Republic this … Continue reading

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Dailies, but not daily

Shintar has a very detailed review of the history of daily missions in Star Wars the Old Republic in a recent post. It’s a great post if you want to feel nostalgic about various aspects of questing and repeatable content … Continue reading

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Holiday gaming expectations

Work has gone a little crazy in the run up to Christmas, though at least I will be off for nearly two weeks. We’ll be spending the holidays with family as normal so actually I probably won’t have a huge … Continue reading

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