Category Archives: Vanguard

Thanks to SoE for making my choice easier

As I’ve posted before I’ve had a dilemma over whether to keep playing Vanguard SoH or to acknowledge my grudge against SoE and steer clear of all of their games till the Alaplaya mess is resolved. As TAGN and Ardwulf¬†have … Continue reading

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Can one MMO suit all playstyles these days?

This is a tough question, but it’s one I’m faced with at the moment. I commented on a Bio Break post on juggling multiple MMOs. I answered that I have three categories of games at present: 1) ‘Guild game’ – … Continue reading

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Vanguard update

With typically bad timing my duo friend and I have had no time to play together since the June rewards were launched. This leaves our level 12 characters a bit stuck, and the very real possibility we won’t make 20 … Continue reading

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InfoMap UI mod for Vanguard (updated)

If you’re starting out in Vanguard like I am you’ll probably have noticed how bad the in-built map system is. It shows you nothing of any real use in cities especially but also misses out where the heck riftways are … Continue reading

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Ok, good going Turbine!

I’ve just read that Turbine have reconsidered the content of the various Riders of Rohan pre-order bundles, top tiers will now include some free Turbine points but much more importantly the company will not ‘double-dip’ the playerbase by charging for … Continue reading

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Vanguard promo video

So I read on Massively yesterday that SoE have shown off a promo video for Vanguard SoH ahead of the (still undated) F2P relaunch. I’m certainly glad that Sony are making the effort to advertise this, they did a pretty … Continue reading

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Vanguard: go explore!

Had an amazing session last night in Vanguard. My friend has a disciple he’s been leveling and it struck us in combination that a disciple / paladin duo would be very strong so we decided to team up for some … Continue reading

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Housing in MMOs

I find housing in MMOs quite fascinating, perhaps because I’m a homeowner or just because I like to have a corner of the world to do with as I please. I’ve posted before on the wonderful housing system in EQ2, … Continue reading

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MMO population sweet-spot?

I find myself wondering this morning what the population sweet-spot is for an MMO? Now this question has various facets to it, are we talking the amount of chat in general channel, the amount of player characters in a given … Continue reading

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My love for MMO cooking and fishing

Ever since I started World of Warcraft I’ve found the cooking and fishing professions to be a great ‘side’ activity to the main adventuring and slaying-of-monsters focus to the game. Fishing was a hobby in game that gave two benefits, … Continue reading

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