Category Archives: MMORPG

This is why I shouldn’t play MMOs.

So, Sony sent out one of their little year-end gaming summary emails. In short, I should not play MMOs.   …especially as this doesn’t count the hours I clocked in the Mac client, which were numerous. A CHARITABLE estimate is … Continue reading

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His Name Was Cros Treewind

  Way back in the Everquest days, I had a particular dislike of an NPC named Cros Treewind.  Cros was a high level druid, and he really really liked bears and wolves, and he roamed one of the Everquest newbie … Continue reading

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So I did some more FFXIV PvP.

Lest you be in any suspense as to the results of my dalliance with beating up the other human players that populate Eorzea, I have not gotten any better.  I appear to possess negative PvP skill, and there is a … Continue reading

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In which, I explore the PVP options in Final Fantasy 14.

In the past, I’ve mentioned that I play a lot of different MMOs but rarely dive into the PvP side of things.  PvP is one of those things that rewards skill and commitment and… well, I generally don’t have a … Continue reading

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Nier, far, whereeeeeeeever you are, don’t you know that my hearth will go on?

After a few weeks of not logging into any MMOs, I’m back on the Final Fantasy XIV train.  I took a break when I realized that all I was doing was logging in to grind out some currency that I … Continue reading

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What the well-dressed Viera is wearing this season…

Pictured: A really mean fairy. I am still alive. Honest! Life has, however, been getting in the way of doing anything worth writing about.  In the last few weeks, we’ve lost one cat and another has developed not-terribly-serious kidney problems … Continue reading

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On hard-coded values and unintended consequences.

Serious degrees of navel-gazing going on in today’s post.  You are forewarned. As I mentioned the other day, I’ve gotten through the story content in the latest Final Fantasy XIV expansion and decided to start checking out some of the … Continue reading

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FFXIV: Shadowbringers: Bun-buns of Steel

I’m pretty sure that “Jump into an MMO expansion as soon as it comes out and rush to hit the level cap and the end of the storyline before you can get spoiled” ranks pretty high on the list of … Continue reading

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Being, the Story of Two Months of Final Fantasy XIV

Eorzea continues to be a ridiculously fun place to run around in. Actually, let me take a moment to mention the OTHER thing I’ve been playing, which is Ghost Recon: Wildlands.  It’s about as far from a high-fantasy MMO as … Continue reading

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FFXIV: The Road Back

Catgirl with an axe has no time for your crap. So I’ve been back on FFXIV for long enough that I actually had to give them money to keep playing, and I gave them money so I guess that means … Continue reading

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