Category Archives: World of Warcraft

My Mascot (Promptapalooza Day 8)

We’re just into week two of the Promptapalooza blogging event, and the prompt from day 8 caught my eye “If you had a mascot to represent you, what would it be?”. The prompt was given to Rambling Redshirt over at … Continue reading

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Alternative vs standard routes in dungeons

We had one of *those* moments last night in Gnomeregan. It was our first Horde dungeon group run in WoW Classic for quite some time. The dungeon of choice for this levelling group was Gnomeregan as we’d barely poked our … Continue reading

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Dungeons that are still a challenge

Not all dungeons are equal, or specifically not all boss fights are created equally. We were looking to run a level-sync’ed dungeon with relatives yesterday afternoon, with our duo recently having set up camp in Jade Forest (now level 82), … Continue reading

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Keyboard vs mouse

I’ve written in the past about MMORPG user interfaces and their complexity. However easy we as gamers might think these games are to play, if you can get an external perspective, as I have playing World of Warcraft with elderly … Continue reading

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My list of gaming grievances

As a reaction post to Belghasts recent post on gaming grievances. Of the nine points listed in this post, three stand out as some of my own worst gripes with MMORPGs, things I’ve written about before but could re-examine in … Continue reading

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Inconsistencies that bug in MMORPGs

While playing my newish druid in World of Warcraft Classic, I’ve been reminded several times of an annoying inconsistency of how the rules of the game are applied, one that makes no sense to me as a player. Now in … Continue reading

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Some random WoW Classic screenshots

Today I’m just posting some WoW Classic screenshots from recent sessions, work has been intense and I’m rather exhausted by the heat wave hitting the country so I’ll let my pictures do the talking…

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Where does your MMORPG character call home?

What guides you in giving your MMORPG characters a home? Is it just a practical choice of convenience or whereever their hearthstone/recall/return ability is currently bound to? Or is there a more sentimental or character-driven reasoning behind such a choice? … Continue reading

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Voice and Video chat in online gaming

I’ve just read the post by Wilhelm about Discord and other voice platforms. I play MMORPGs and (virtual) tabletop gaming with a set of different overlapping groups of friends and family members. For the most part I game with a … Continue reading

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Finally bear has clicked #WorldofWarcraft

I’ve never been a fan of the Feral druid spec in World of Warcraft, it’s melee, it uses the rage mechanic which I really have never gotten on with, and I prefer my druids with feathers or bark. I’ve tried … Continue reading

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