Category Archives: SWTOR

A bird maybe…

Tobold has written a post about gaming subscription services that offer so many games that players can “play a different game every day” and thus behave like a butterfly – ever flitting around. The contrasting game style is that of … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just need a hug (from a wookie) #swtor

I read somewhere, probably on Twitter, that the Life Day festival this year in Star Wars the Old Republic includes an activity I’d not heard about before – wookie hugging. That was enough for me to get a character hyperspacing … Continue reading

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Common monsters in MMORPGs #IntPiPoMo 2019

Here’s another in my schedule International Picture Posting Month posts showing off some more of the many screenshots I’ve collected while playing MMORPGs. Kobolds, Dungeons & Dragons Online They may lack candles, but these little lizard rascals are very, very … Continue reading

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Warmer climes #IntPiPoMo 2019

This second post in the my planned list of IntPiPoMo thematic posts reflects my utter dislike for the cold weather of late. It’s like the country dove head-first from late summer weather into full on winter overnight. Here’s some slightly … Continue reading

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Cities in MMORPGs #IntPiPoMo2019

For this first installment of screenshots for the 2019 edition of International Picture Posting Month, I’m going to present some of my favourite city views from various MMORPGs. Cities are almost always a major hub or quest giver location in … Continue reading

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Just five games for a year?

There’s a discussion on the blogosphere about a hypothetical list of games that you would chose if forced to only play five in a given year. It’s a fun thought experiment, and unlike Naithin, I found it easy me to … Continue reading

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TV/film gaming inspirations abound

By chance last weekend I ended up watching both Blade Runner movies over the weekend. Watching the newer 2049 film because it caught my eye on Netflix, I then had to watch the original 80s film just to remind myself … Continue reading

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SWTOR adds crafting inventory! #SWTOR

Logging into Star Wars the Old Republic for some Imperial trio levelling on Tuesday evening, I was very pleasantly surprised to notice a new convenience feature: the materials inventory. This separate storage now allows my characters to ‘bank’ crafting materials … Continue reading

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Is area loot fixed? #SWTOR

A small but very welcome change to our moment-to-moment gameplay in Star Wars the Old Republic was noticeable since our leveling trio last played. Coming back to the game this week was a slightly-delayed chance to indulge the still-relatively-fresh joy … Continue reading

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Galaxy’s Edge, Disneyland

I’ve just spent a weekend at Disneyland California enjoying some immersive escapism for a few days. I’ve been before but this was my first chance to see the new Galaxy’s Edge zone a Star Wars themed set-piece. There’s only one … Continue reading

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