Monthly Archives: April 2018

Syp’s Gaming Goals for May 2018

Originally posted on Bio Break:
April in review I began the month very much on fire for RIFT Prime and ended it with a whimper. While I had a reasonable amount of fun, I disliked the pressure to keep up…

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Games and grieving

Originally posted on Later Levels:
We’re all aware of how video games are negatively perceived sometimes: as a bunch of meaningless pixels which do nothing but encourage violence and addiction. But for every politician, media outlet and parent declaring them…

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The Paper Mario Prank That Changed Everything

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
As we’re talking about video game pranks and foolishness this month, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the most important gaming prank I ever came into contact with. It’s weird…

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MyDDO: Does the New Enhancement System really Enhance DDO?

Originally posted on Mops Entertainment:
So back in January of 2012, Turbine announced “Menace of the Underdark,” the first paid expansion for Dungeons and Dragons Online. One of the things announced for MotU was a new tree based enhancement system.…

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Tertiary Passages into the Depths of the Earth

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
When travelling the depths of the underdark, there are passages and caves that most “civilized” denizens ignore because they are small, narrow, and fraught with obstacles. These “tertiary” passages sometimes make for useful escape…

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Answering Big Questions #007: Defining Gamer (again)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
After my last Answer to a Big Blogging Question, I’m happy to report this is a topic that does not get me nearly as riled up. Usually. This is a question I’ve actually already talked about…

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Cerge 9.0

Originally posted on Micki's Delirium:
Cerge started out his life as a sorcerer and then he became a wizard and a bard (arcane sphere). His three first lives he was a non iconic, but since iconics were released, all…

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PS Vita: The Ultimate PSP/PS1 Handheld

Originally posted on Blinking Nintendo:
I’m going to start this article by saying that I’m guilty of being fashionably late to the PS Vita party. I picked one up nearly 5 and a half years after its release, and thank…

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It’s Time to Let Console Generations Die

For as long as I can remember there has been a life cycle to the way in which video game consoles come and go. A console is traditionally announced, released, enjoyed for 5 or 6 years, and then the next…

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Why do I take Rogue at level 1?

Originally posted on DDO Build Masters:
Simply put: Skills. First level gives x4 skills vs other levels. Also it gets you access to the trapper skills and umd so you can maintain them when taking other levels. The only reason…

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