Category Archives: D&D

Old stories… #Blaugust2021

This is my first post for the Blaugust 2021 blogging event, scheduled in advance since I’m away this weekend. I was listening just before the weekend to the latest episode of the DM of None podcast, an always entertaining and … Continue reading

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Writing and gaming update

As we close in on the end of July, I’ll take a moment to write about what I’ve been up to this month. My first priority, other than working a lot, has been to do as much writing for my … Continue reading

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Different approaches to using an IP and Magic the Gathering

I just read over at Contains Moderate Peril that Magic: Legends is to close on 31 October 2021, so before it even comes out of beta testing. The official website has the article and FAQ to spell out the details … Continue reading

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Gaming update – June 2021

I’m in a real MMORPG lull at the moment for various reasons. We’ve been on a World of Warcraft break for well over a month now, although 9.1 has a launch date looming, I’m in no big hurry to return … Continue reading

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Seeing MMORPG inspiration in other games

We’ve been playing a good amount of Gloomhaven this last week, partly because Star Wars the Old Republic had issues that kept us from playing two nights in a row. In Gloomhaven we’re busy chasing the achievements to unlock new … Continue reading

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I like new classes (and I cannot lie)

I’m a fan of having new classes to play in gaming, there isn’t such a thing as too many options in my opinion. It means I reactively disagree with statements like “we have enough classes already” when discussing MMORPGs – … Continue reading

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Azeroth’s lack of pantheon

Belghast has a rather interesting post up about the lack of defined pantheistic religion in World of Warcraft. The few religious figures that are in the game are either very abstract, such as “the Light”, or rather niche such as … Continue reading

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“My mana is low”

When we started playing World of Warcraft Classic we were suddenly reminded of all the ‘error’ phrases that characters say if they are low on resources, you know the ones: “My mana is low”, “Not enough energy”, etc. They were … Continue reading

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Username origins (#Blaugust2020 Prompt 24)

I missed this fun prompt from the start of the week since I’d just been away for a long weekend. Magiwastaken answered prompt 24: “How did you get the name that you regularly go by online, and what if anything … Continue reading

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Gaming tools and reference websites

Belghast has a blog post up about the creation of a Gaming Tools menu on his blog. The post shows some examples of this organisation and the list of websites that count as tools in this case. The games used … Continue reading

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