Category Archives: Neverwinter

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

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

Posted in DDO, MMORPG, Neverwinter, World of Warcraft | 5 Comments

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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Incentives and scaling in Neverwinter (mod 18 era) #Blapril2020

We’ve been alternating between playing our level-cap characters in Neverwinter, and leveling some new-ish alts. The level-capped characters are still not comfortable to play in Avernus, so we’re running Heroic Expeditions for gear and the chance of artifacts. I’ve lost … Continue reading

Posted in MMORPG, Neverwinter

Lost in (Shorthand) translation #Blapril2020

Shintar has a post about the kind of shorthand used in global chat channels to gather or organise players for public content. It’s something I’ve seen in many different MMORPGs over the years. Some shorthand is easier to understand than … Continue reading

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Easter MMORPG news #Blapril2020

This weekend has seen a couple of announcements for two MMORPGs that I am playing regularly at the moment. Neverwinter, Free Rank 15 Enchantment Firstly I was taken by surprise Thursday evening to see that for the next week any … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, MMORPG, Neverwinter

Another generous game company #NeverwinterGame

I found out just now about a rather generous free offer from Neverwinter’s Perfect World, if you log into your character by April 2 you can get a “fast track pack”. This is an account level offer from the reward … Continue reading

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Sentimental character actions

Some days, when I have other gaming plans, I log into Everquest 2 for a really short session just to check on Overseer missions, check my broker sales, the usual character ‘admin’ type stuff. But I rarely if ever forget … 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

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

Because it’s there..

I have a habit of climbing any available surface in MMORPGs. This applies in the open world and even in dungeons. I just like to see if my character *can* get up onto this surface or that area. Not all … Continue reading

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