Category Archives: TSW

Playing vs reading about MMORPGs

I read a variety of MMO blogs and have done for years now, many relate to specific games that I play or have played. Certainly the familiarity of gameplay experiences that I can relate to often first attract me to … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, Guild Wars, MMORPG, SWTOR, TSW | 8 Comments

Lore-nerd temptations

Playing Star Wars the Old Republic I am often tempted to dive into the lore at random moments. There are lore entries to unlock, a feature that I’ve always loved in MMORPGs; whether it is the lore codex entries that … Continue reading

Posted in ESO, MMORPG, SWTOR, TSW | 4 Comments

Finding the new in familiar territory #IntPiPoMo2018

This is a schedule post so please allow for a delay in any replies to comments. We’re currently on holiday cruising among islands that we have visited a few times before, but only on a cruise. On such holidays you … Continue reading

Posted in MMORPG, TSW

AFK

I’ll be away for just over a week from today, very much AFK as I won’t have a gaming device with me the whole time. I’m very much looking forward to a holiday away from the city and work, although … Continue reading

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Pace of play pressures

An MMORPG expansion lays bear a particular problem of the genre, the incessant peer pressure to be pushing forwards as fast as possible. Some games may encourage or demand this more through game systems or update schedules, but I think … Continue reading

Posted in FFXIV, MMORPG, SWTOR, TSW, World of Warcraft | 3 Comments

SWL anniversary

We played Secret World Legends two nights ago, and have played a number of sessions recently, but the ongoing anniversary event hasn’t really attracted our attention that much. In the last session we did get around to checking out the … Continue reading

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What I won’t be playing this weekend

I’m off on a family holiday for a long weekend, and as usual the timing is perfect to not be doing all of the great stuff that’s happening in MMORPG land! Firstly Guild Wars 2 has just released, after some … Continue reading

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Kaidan here we come #SWL

We’ve made it to Kaidan in Secret World Legends, ready to play through this zone’s missions for a second time. In the end Transylvania seemed to take for ages, probably because we had some gaps in-between sessions due to incompatible … Continue reading

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Please make NPC interactions easy…

Some MMORPGs have user interface issues, issues that you come up against again, and again, and again. Basic stuff like interacting with NPCs for instance. This is mainly an issue in ‘action MMOs’ – games where the cursor is locked … Continue reading

Posted in DCUO, ESO, MMORPG, TSW | 2 Comments

What I’m playing this summer

With the shift into proper summer weather I’ve been thinking about what I’ll be playing MMORPG-wise over the lazy summer months. I read Syp’s two lists of upcoming MMOs with interest, but so few upcoming games actually interest me in … Continue reading

Posted in D&D, DCUO, EQ2, ESO, Fantasy Grounds, MMORPG, TSW | 1 Comment