Category Archives: World of Warcraft

Good or bad expansions, and theme

There’s been quite a discussion around the subjective topic of good or bad expansions recently, so far, on my limited catch-up on this via the blogs in my feed; I’ve not seen the topic of theme added into the mix … Continue reading

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Anthem and industry trends

I read over at Inventory Full about Bhagpuss’ reasons for not trying Anthem, Bioware’s answer to the MMOFPS sub-genre. In Anthem you play a battle-suit wearing hero flying and diving around zones to complete missions, mostly in a small team. … Continue reading

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Faction war and story agency

I was just writing a comment over at Superior Realities and I felt the need to expand on it somewhat here. The post on returning to Star Wars the Old Republic has evoked some discussion around the merits of the … Continue reading

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Patience with content you do not like

How much patience with content you don’t like in an MMORPG? I’ve a bit of a history of ignoring quests that I dislike. There’s a quest in Dungeons & Dragons Online that I only ever completed once because it was … Continue reading

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Appearance system pros and cons

I’m not strongly motivated by the appearance of my characters; I’d rather they avoid the pastel-shades pyjamas look of the early Burning Crusade era WoW, but so long as the clothes aren’t jarringly mixed styles I’m generally ok. Some MMORPGs … Continue reading

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Coop-questing update consistency

I’ve play quite a lot of my MMORPG sessions cooperatively, either questing as a duo or a trio. It’s the way I’ve experienced all of my long history with World of Warcraft, and significant chunks of my playtime in Star … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2019!

A quick note to wish all my readers a happy and healthy 2019! All the best for the New Year; lets’ hope it brings lots of varied and satisfying MMORPG gaming opportunities. I’ll be playing Star Wars the Old Republic … Continue reading

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