Category Archives: Tera

Race/gender locked classes

Although I’ve not been following the upcoming MMORPG Crowfall that closely, the news posted on Massively OP that the devs are removing the planned race/class locks seems a positive development. The game is shifting from the original idea of race … Continue reading

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Social items in MMORPGs

It occurred to me over the weekend that MMO’s by their design can encourage socialising, or not, by even simple little design choices. One of the Mage features in Legion is to summon an image of Archmage Vargoth who will … Continue reading

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Mountain vistas – IntPoPiMo 2016 (3)

This post is the third in a series this month for International Picture Posting Month, see this post for more details. Although I enjoy a variety of biomes in my online gaming, mountains have always inspired me for some reason. … Continue reading

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Forced content engagement

Some MMO devs seem to like dictating not only the rules of their game but also how we play them. Others are, perhaps, more content to give us a world and let us figure that out. This topic was originally … Continue reading

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Tera: healers in active combat

Last night we did manage to squeeze in a game of Tera as a group of four. We have a Warrior tank, Ninja and Archer dps and my Mystic healer. After the last session of questing and wandering zones we … Continue reading

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October gaming plans

Reading Aywren’s recent post on her plans for the month started me thinking about what I’ll likely be up to here. World of Warcraft WoW will still be my main game in October. I’m progressing my Balance Druid through the … Continue reading

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The winds of gaming

Sometimes my gaming time gets blown off course by unexpected opportunities or unforeseen circumstances. It looks as though schedules will not align this week for any DDO for instance. The gap in my game time is likely to be filled … Continue reading

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My type of characters

I was contemplating old characters from various games recently and whether I have a “type” of character that I prefer to play. I have a lot of characters in a lot of MMOs now, too many to list or think … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, Guild Wars, LotRO, MMORPG, Neverwinter, Rift, STO, SWTOR, Tera, TSW, Wildstar, World of Warcraft | 4 Comments

How easy is it to “just play with friends” in different MMORPGs?

A topic I often refer to on this blog is my desire for removing the barriers to grouping in the MMORPGs that I play – especially while levelling. I game with my partner often and with friends as well. So … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, ESO, FFXIV, Guild Wars, LotRO, MMORPG, Neverwinter, Rift, STO, SWTOR, Tera, Wildstar, World of Warcraft | 8 Comments

Variety of opponents

One thought that came to me recently is whether having a variety of opponents matters in MMORPGs? Some of these games have very varied and mixed up monsters, animals or humanoid foes; some tend to recycle them a little too … Continue reading

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