Category Archives: World of Warcraft

Downtime in MMOs

I was thinking about down-time in dungeons within MMORPGs recently, or the lack thereof. It’s just not a thing any more in most games that your character needs any rest after fights, even after a boss. At the start of … Continue reading

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Vive la difference among players

MMORPGs are home to a pretty diverse bunch of players if you think about it. I was reading Syp’s article on Bio Break about Fallout 76 and the description of the game has nothing that really appeals to me – … Continue reading

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Adventures in pictures

A few pictures with captions to round off this week’s adventures in Lord of the Rings Online and World of Warcraft: Although most people seem to prefer the Shire over any other starter zone in Lord of the Rings Online, … Continue reading

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Runes are cool too

I’ve been playing my Rune-keeper some more in Lord of the Rings Online and I’m rather taken with the style of the character’s attack animations. Lots of cool but mostly quite subtle spell effects involving glowing runic symbols. Spells as … Continue reading

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A week in MMO gaming

So what does a week look like for me as a multi-MMO gamer? Following on from a non-gaming Q&A post, I thought with this post I’d give a gaming update, with the aim that it shows the sort of mix … Continue reading

Posted in D&D, EQ2, ESO, Fantasy Grounds, LotRO, MMORPG, Starfinder, World of Warcraft | 1 Comment

Should healers have to deal damage in dungeons? #WorldofWarcraft

Recent experiences in dungeons in Battle for Azeroth prompted me to think again of a topic that crops up on occasion – how much should healers in trinity (tank, healer, damage dealer) group content be required to do damage as … Continue reading

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A wealth of communal knowledge #LOTRO

Although reading blog posts, wiki sites and forums can very well lead to spoilers if you’re playing game content that is pretty new (e.g. Battle for Azeroth), for the most part I find the wealth of knowledge about games a … Continue reading

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