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When tech gets in the way

Originally posted on GamingSF:
I was reminded on Monday of how much my gaming relies on technology these-days and how that technology can, at times, be quite the hindrance. I ran another session of Dungeons & Dragons 5E for family…

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My New Gig at Massively Overpowered

Originally posted on Superior Realities:
A short post today, as I am quite busy as of late, but there is an important development I wish to notify you all of. If you’re a regular reader of Massively Overpowered (I still…

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Gamers blog party: spring 2019 invitation

Originally posted on Later Levels:
Spring is very almost here along with Easter, and the anticipation for a long weekend of video games and chocolate is growing. But before that, it’s time for the first blog party of 2019 here…

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Saying Goodbye

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
…it’s a hard thing to do. And so, it is with a great deal of sadness that I let you all know that I will be taking a hiatus from blogging. I don’t know what this…

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Expectation vs Reality: The Game Announcement Struggle

Originally posted on Gamer Crash:
I remember a time when games received almost no pre-release promotion. Just walking into a store, you’d see new stuff on the shelves or highlighted in magazines like Nintendo Power or GamePro. As technology advanced…

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Coping with LOTRO and DDO’s blackout

Originally posted on Bio Break:
“The game is old! SSG is a small outfit! Not everyone can be like Blizzard! Go work for SSG if you think you can do better! Stop complaining! Its only a few days, suck it…

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Independent Developers Are Amazing

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
As a gamer, I’ve spent the lions share of my game time over the years with the big-budget “AAA” games that both dominate the market and the conversations surrounding it. I enjoy these games (mostly),…

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Roleplay vs Battle, Why Choose?: A Couple of New D&D Streams

Originally posted on Misanthropester:
Max Dunbar @max_dunbar ? Critical Role is easily the most popular Dungeons & Dragons stream. The cohort have developed a stunning rapport with each other creating moving characters pushing each other towards delirious fun and high…

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Twitch: the affiliation invitation

Originally posted on Later Levels:
A number of positive things came out of February’s GameBlast19 event, an annual gaming marathon in honour of SpecialEffect. We played video games for 24-hours straight to raise funds and awareness for this amazing charity;…

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Playing vs reading about MMORPGs

Originally posted on GamingSF:
I read a variety of MMO blogs and have done for years now, many relate to specific games that I play or have played. Certainly the familiarity of gameplay experiences that I can relate to often…

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