Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Prophet of Permadeath

Originally posted on Bio Break:
I’ve wanted to write an article on that old hoary chestnut of MMO discussions, permadeath, for quite some time, but I didn’t want to bog down in same-old, same-old coverage.  I don’t really care about…

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Preparing for Youtube

Originally posted on mrluvvaluvva:
…creativity don’t fail me now! Today marks the 2 week and one day window towards a little indie game from Hello Games called ‘No Man’s Sky’, not too sure if you guys have heard of it…

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Getting Some Use Out of My Festivault Cakes and Cookies

Originally posted on Erdrique's Blog:
Like so many other DDO players, I tend to be a pack rat and I tend to have a ton of consumables and clickies that I keep that I “think” will be useful, and…

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DDO: stealth-sniper gameplay

Originally posted on GamingSF:
In a recent foray back into DDO, I’ve played a solo character I created on a whim at some point in the past – a character that was conceived as an experiment with a ranged/sniper type…

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Is It Possible To Balance Melee and Ranged Classes?

Originally posted on Occasional Hero:
It’s a perennial problem for MMOs: either melee classes have the advantage or ranged ones do. In WildStar, the constant moving and dodging out of red means ranged classes have an advantage simply because they…

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Free to Play and the DDO Store

Originally posted on Bio Break:
By all accounts, Turbine’s been doing well with the new free to play DDO Unlimited — enthusiasm for the game is up, new players are streaming in, Turbine’s raking in loads of moolah with their…

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The Five Most Notorious MMO Pirates

Originally posted on Bio Break:
Happy International Talk Like A Pirate Day!  To celebrate this spectacular holiday, I wanted to pay homage to the greatest pirates in MMOs (and if you’re yearning for more piratey goodness, then head over to…

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Picture of the Day

Originally posted on Bio Break:
I’ve never been so proud to live in Michigan in all my life — Jones rules!

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Item Naming and Crafting

Originally posted on Erdrique's Blog:
One thing that I think that would be really cool would be the ability to create our own unique item names during the crafting process, whether it be greensteel crafting, Cannith crafting, dragontouched, Thunderforged,…

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Samsara: Syncletica in the Cycle

Originally posted on The Order of Syncletica:
sam·sa·ra noun /səmˈsärə/  The cycle of death and rebirth to which life in the material world is bound Syncletica, my main girl, a Light Monk, entered through that circle through True Reincarnation and…

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