Monthly Archives: February 2019

Playing what’s already there

Originally posted on GamingSF:
Reading a thread on Reddit about public transport in MMORPGs, I was close to posting “just go play what’s already there!”. In any discussion where players start waxing lyrical about the lack of new open world…

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DDO: Mists of Ravenloft completed!

Originally posted on Bio Break:
Due to our regular DDO playgroup taking up most of my attention in that MMO, it’s been a very long time since I played my solo Artificer, who I last stranded somewhere toward the end…

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The Citadel at Sabre Lake

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
From 2008 through to 2013, Sabre Lake was the centre of a number of campaigns that I ran – using B/X D&D, Advanced Labyrinth Lord, and D&D3e. Each campaign focused on different elements of…

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This is a game that never ends…and that’s okay

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
Fellow blogger simpleek recently posted an interesting and insightful article concerning “infinite” versus finite games. Or, to put it another way, games driven by play, like Fortnight, that don’t have true endings, versus games driven…

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My Monster Manual – Beholder, Black Pudding, Blink Dog

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
I might have gotten a bit carried away with this page. But then again, the goal of this isn’t readability, it is for me to have fun adding stuff to the book. So here…

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Time, Tim, and Manipulation: Time Travel in Games (part 3 of 3)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
Welcome to the future! We’ve explored the past, the present, free will, and how all of these crash into each other spectacularly when one begins to fiddle with the flow of time. From our first look at…

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Adventure Log: Dungeons and Dragons, Part 11

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
The party made it to the castle, sending a signal flare to warn the regent of the doppelganger they were following. By the time they made it there, three of the pirates had not-Hugh…

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Why I’m Now Sold on VR

Originally posted on Quiet Stories:
For me, video games are both my favorite past time and my future career. It is a medium that I feel I connect with both as a consumer and a creator. So I want to…

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Day 20: Favorite Video Game Genre

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
Okay, so we’re two-thirds of the way through the 30 days’ worth of video game posts.  And I still haven’t found a more eloquent way of describing that.  Anyway, we’ve got another “what’s your favorite…

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Adventures in Cromspoint

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
I’m playing in an awesome Neoclassical Geek Revival RPG campaign right now called “Age of Myth” where we are one of two PC groups competing to achieve the “victory conditions” of the game setting…

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