MMORPG terms that I never use


I’ve heard recently a few terms in the MMORPG sphere that kind of grate on me, without there necessarily being a solid reason why. I’m not talking about the obviously offensive language that some in the genre use so casually, but rather innocuous lingo or short-cut terms that I just avoid using.

Blueberry, World of Warcraft

Voidwalker in action

I was frankly ignorant of this term until earlier this year. I’ve not played Warlock that consistently so that may explain my blissful ignorance, but apparently a lot of players call the Voidwalker pet a ‘blueberry’. I just find it an utter misnomer – this demon’s shape and colour aren’t that reminiscent of this particular fruit to me. Whatever the origins of this, I’m not a fan of this term.

‘Toon’, various

My Dirge _Alt_

One of various terms used to refer to a MMO character. I do use character, ‘main’…

View original post 250 more words

About DDOCentral

DDOCentral compiles all of the blogs, websites, and other online resources available for the MMORPG video game Dungeons and Dragons Online (DDO).
This entry was posted in Updates and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.