Tag Archives: Game Play

Unearthed Arcana: Sorcerer and Warlock Analysis

Originally posted on The Kind GM:
Let’s get a bit eldritch, shall we? September’s Unearthed Arcana installment provides two new subclasses, one for the Sorcerer and one for the Warlock. Both have some sort of eldrtich or horror theme, as…

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Is Oath of Heroism OP?

Originally posted on ThinkDM:
The Oath of Heroism Paladin subclass is the latest playtest release featured in Wizards of the Coast’s September 18, 2019 Unearthed Arcana. This class calls to mythological figures of the past, such as Hercules, Gilgamesh, or…

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Zones that are a pain to traverse

Originally posted on GamingSF:
If you read many of the blogs covering World of Warcraft Classic you’d think that making zones a pain to traverse is a good way to motivate play. From what I’ve played so far time spent…

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What is a JRPG?

Originally posted on The Vault:
The terms “RPG” and “JRPG” are generally well known among the gaming community. However, the terms have different meanings for different people and they are not always properly understood. I recall that in highschool, a…

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Git Gud, Git Smart (Part 1 of 5)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
There may come a time when we may feel like we’ve come up against a problem that is just too hard to overcome. Our resources are low, maybe we feel like we haven’t leveled up enough,…

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Always playing catchup

Originally posted on GamingSF:
My earliest memories of MMORPG gaming involve playing catchup to friends, old and new, in World of Warcraft. The Burning Crusade expansion came out scant months before I started playing (by my recogning in March 2007).…

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 8

Originally posted on Skulls in the Stars:
It’s a quiet night, and I’m feeling great, so here’s old school D&D, part 8! Chronomancer (1995), by Loren Coleman.  Chronomancer is one of the oddest AD&D supplements I’ve come across yet, and…

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 7

Originally posted on Skulls in the Stars:
Almost caught up on my old school Dungeons & Dragons posts from twitter!  So here’s part 7! UK4: When a Star Falls (1984), by Graeme Morris.  We start today with another of the…

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Old School Dungeons & Dragons: Part 6

Originally posted on Skulls in the Stars:
Still doing the research on some new physics blog posts, but in the meantime, I have a lot of old school Dungeons & Dragons to catch up on! So before I share more…

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Self-imposed difficulty in MMORPGs

Originally posted on GamingSF:
I was reading a post by Naithin at Time to Loot this morning about “Playin’ by new Rules” and it got me thinking about my own rather varied MMORPG gaming history. The post details a community-invented…

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