Category Archives: MMORPG

In which, I play more WoW and make a career change.

By career change, I naturally don’t mean in real life.  I continue to earn my paychecks in my role as a random IT grunt.  No, I mean in my current MMO. See, I enjoy playing healers.  It’s great fun to … Continue reading

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OK, I’ll say something about Shadowlands now.

My last post about WoW was talking about how it would not be the first MMORPG I would recommend to anyone, and that my recommendation would absolutely be that a newcomer to the genre should try FFXIV instead. On the … Continue reading

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On Green Bars

So, no posts here in ages and it would be kind of embarrassing if the last thing I wrote was a tediously boring bit about extracting audio tracks from mkv files. Instead, let’s have a tediously boring rant about healing … Continue reading

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Phantasy Star Online 2

The final F2P game I’ve been trying out recently is JUST a little larger in scale than the mobile games I talked about over the last couple of days.  Phantasy Star Online 2 is one of those games that was … Continue reading

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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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