Category Archives: SWTOR

“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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May the Fourth Be With You! #SWTOR #HappyStarWarsDay

I’ve seen a few messages on social media platforms to remind me that it’s May 4th and “Star Wars Day”. I’m enjoying my recent return to the Galaxy Far Far Away in SWTOR, so it’s well timed!

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Starting a new SWTOR character in 2021

I’ve played a good amount of Star Wars the Old Republic, though not so much of late. I started playing way back in beta before the game launched. Since then I’ve played in blocks of varying lengths of time (from … Continue reading

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MMORPG gaming history, part 1

I noticed via Twitter that some MMORPG players were tweeting lists of the games in the genre they had “ever played (even for just for like a day)”. Belghast has done a blog post on the same topic, with a … Continue reading

Posted in DDO, EQ2, FFXIV, Guild Wars, LotRO, MMORPG, Rift, STO, SWTOR, Tera | 4 Comments

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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Undoing system changes in MMORPGs

A few random thoughts came together today when I thought of system changes in MMORPGs that I’d most want to undo. System changes in these online, ever progressing games are inevitable as it’s part of the value proposition to players … Continue reading

Posted in MMORPG, Neverwinter, SWTOR, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

Search engines and blogpost popularity

A recent Massively OP post started a discussion about whether Google search rankings relate to or indicate a given game (or MMORPGs) popularity. The comments developed into a bit of a splitting hairs debate about what type of Google search … Continue reading

Posted in Eden Eternal, EQ2, LotRO, MMORPG, Neverwinter, SWTOR, World of Warcraft | 3 Comments