Category Archives: SWTOR

Accidental difficulty #SWTOR

My recent first brush with SWTOR’s Onslaught content made me think some more over difficulty for solo or story content in MMORPGs. I’m not used to finding that much difficulty in solo content in SWTOR, at least outside of heroics. … Continue reading

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I’ll tell you when I get there #SWTOR

I see lots of discussion online about the latest Star Wars the Old Republic expansion. The buzz around its launch was enough to tempt me to come back to the game for some story-mission fun on my Jedi Shadow main. … Continue reading

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A double anniversary

This blog turns eleven today, the blog’s anniversary is something that I’ve usually missed every year since I stopped posting every day, the anniversary message within WordPress coming a day or two late for me to necessarily mark the event. … Continue reading

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Games I should make time for…

December and January have been very busy times for me for the last four years. As well as IT, I am also responsible for reporting at the company I’ve been working for that long and the annual report is due … Continue reading

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Adding replay value

Do MMORPG designers miss a trick when it comes to replay value? Computer RPG gaming (of the single-player kind), such as Jedi: Fallen Order, usually have some ways to encourage a replay: there are varied ways of building your character … Continue reading

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Jedi Fallen Order on PS4

Ever late to the party, I received Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on PS4 for Christmas and have been rather rapt by it since coming back home. It is a beautiful game to look at: expansive skyboxes galore and really … Continue reading

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“May as well not be an MMO”

Naithin has a post that’s caused some interesting conversation around MMORPGs and how some of us experience them. His post talks about FFXIV and how solo levelling can lack some of the MMO experience. This made me think back to … Continue reading

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LOTRO and nostalgia gaming in 2021

I think I’m immune to the pull of nostalgia in gaming, or have grown largely to be. I logged on to the Lord of the Rings Online Treebeard ‘slow’ progression server and created a new human Loremaster to play through … Continue reading

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Webconference overload #SWTOR

I spent over six hours on webconferences and web-meetings today with work. It varies but some days are just like that, what with the whole team working from home. So I had to smile at the irony when playing Star … Continue reading

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A classic mode for SWTOR?

The news that the release date of Burning Crusade Classic is June 1st, has me thinking today not of when my character will be rushing through the Dark Portal, but rather of how such a return to earlier times could … Continue reading

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