Friday quick notes

There’s a new layout for the blog and i’m looking for ways to customize it some more. My return to The Secret World was a bit confusing and Nuria killed a few Vampires in Elder Scrolls Online. Continue reading Friday quick notes

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March will be interesting: ESO, Black Desert and The Division

March is going to be exciting- first, Black Desert Online will release on the third. Then, the Thieves Guild DLC for ESO will release on the seventh. One day after, on the 8th, The Division will release. I’m excited for all three of these releases but i am still thinking about when to buy which edition of these releases, because i’ll be away the second half … Continue reading March will be interesting: ESO, Black Desert and The Division

TSW’s Grand Master pack: still worth it?

This is the last week the Grand Master Pack (aka lifetime subscription) will be available for The Secret World. It’s also on sale right now for 150$/€. Ironweakness, who started playing TSW just about three months ago, ponders whether the GM pack is still worth getting. He might not be the only one, so i thought i’d share my opinion. Update The Grandmaster Pack will … Continue reading TSW’s Grand Master pack: still worth it?

Meet Nuria Solstrum

…the Nord fighting for Queen Ayrenn in the Aldmeri Dominion. I’m still working/thinking about in-character details. To be honest, i’m not really much of a roleplayer, although the concept intrigues me and i might link up with a german roleplaying community in Elder Scrolls Online. Sooner or later, i’m going to need to find an explanation for a Nord fighting for the Dominion. Well, a … Continue reading Meet Nuria Solstrum

Why i’ll take a look at Blade and Soul

…and why i probably won’t play it as an MMORPG. The Beta experience I’ve played B&S on one of those CBT weekends and made my way through the introduction before i logged out. So i don’t have much experience with the game, but i’m really getting tired to spoil the fun i might have on release with playing a game a lot before. Blade and … Continue reading Why i’ll take a look at Blade and Soul

The other resolutions for 2016

Happy New Year everyone! It’s time to take a look at the rest of my gaming-related resolutions for 2016. Keeping a budget This sounds similar to what i posted last year- as will some other resolutions further down this post- and i failed to achieve most of them. But that’s all the more reason to try again. We all know this by now, but free-to-play … Continue reading The other resolutions for 2016

Overthinking social

Back when the Massively team started the Kickstarter to launch their own site, i spent some money on my favourite MMORPG-related website. That enabled me to provide a question for the team to tackle in their “Massively Overthinking”-column. Yesterday, it was published and today, i’d like to share my thoughts on that. The Question This is what i wrote: We criticize MMO devs for making our MMO … Continue reading Overthinking social

The PvE MOBA, offline persistency and the system-driven MMORPG

There have been a few very interesting opinion pieces out there for a couple of days. I’d like to- somewhat- chime in and express my own opinion on that matter. First, let’s take a look at what we’ve got. I think it began with Ravious’ “Modicum of Interaction”, where he described his experience with starting on a pvp server in World of Warcraft and came … Continue reading The PvE MOBA, offline persistency and the system-driven MMORPG