Time to take a break from dusty warehouses in Dungeons and Dragons Online and explore some mother nature! Which, this being D&D, is chock-full of things that want to kill me. Sounds like a nice change of pace.
Following both a quest and some advice from a reader, I took an excursion out to the Harbor’s neighboring wilderness area, Cerulean Hills. Wilderness areas, for those not familiar with DDO, are more free-form exploratory areas that provide some counter-balance to the more rigid and structured dungeons. Basically, you head out and earn XP from exploring, discovering areas, and engaging in rare encounters. It’s relaxing and quite enjoyable, reminding me a lot of Guild Wars 1’s maps.
This is one of the earlier wilderness areas of the game, if I recall correctly, but it’s still quite easy on the eyes. Hey, any amount of greenery is going to be welcome after all…
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