Backpacker: Postcards from Grahtwood

I’m still chugging along in Elder Scrolls Online and having a great time. This game offers so much in terms of story, lore, atmosphere as well as gameplay experience and interesting mechanics. What gets me more and more are, in fact, the “little stories” in side quests and sometimes the bigger ecperiences while playing. It can actually take 1 or 2 sessions for me just … Continue reading Backpacker: Postcards from Grahtwood

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

Elder Scrolls Online: why i’m confident

They don’t care about us I remember back before launch, the Massively-that-was staff was quite bemused that Zenimax didn’t go and seek out MMO players. They didn’t even want to call the game an MMORPG, instead, they pushed the thought of CRPG a bit, although we all knew what it was going to be. While marketing tactics are one thing, i think not listening to … Continue reading Elder Scrolls Online: why i’m confident

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

Fixing SWTOR’s business model

The big announcement Last week, Bioware teased a big announcement for yesterday. Yesterday, the announcement happened and, judging by the comments over on Massively Overpowered, most people found it lacking. The announcement was about being able to recruit the popular HK-55 as a companion and getting to play the droid in an “exclusive Episode”. The thing is, to qualify for that exclusive episode, you’ll have … Continue reading Fixing SWTOR’s business model