Tag Archives: Game Play

Old Friends and New Adventures: COVID-19 and Comfort Gaming

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
2020 has been a long century, hasn’t it? Don’t get me wrong; as a fairly introverted person, I’ve acclimated well to the social distancing that we’ve been practicing, and I’ve happily settled in to writing fiction…

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“I’m going to turn my campaign into a novel!”

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
When we play RPGs, we tell stories. For some it’s a fun consequence of the characters’ exploits, while for others it’s the whole point of the game. These stories can often have great power…

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Alternative vs standard routes in dungeons

Originally posted on GamingSF:
We had one of *those* moments last night in Gnomeregan. It was our first Horde dungeon group run in WoW Classic for quite some time. The dungeon of choice for this levelling group was Gnomeregan as…

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Best Games For Your Mental Well-being

Originally posted on Wild Link:
Game the negativity away! ? Believe it or not, playing video games has shown great promise in reducing stress and helping with mental health issues. It can have many positive benefits, such as increasing your…

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My first tabletop RPG experience

Originally posted on Later Levels:
Sometimes it’s hard to believe I’ve been playing video games for over 30 years. I’ve experienced many amazing adventures and RPGs in this time, and these have allowed me to develop a strong appreciation for…

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Being Unprepared for the 4K Era of Gaming

Originally posted on In Third Person:
I chose to opt out of the first wave of 4K gaming with the Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro. Between their steep price of entry, not having a 4K screen, and only…

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MMORPGs – just for fun

Originally posted on GamingSF:
Roger of Contains Moderate Peril had a post last week about compartmentalisation of the playerbase in MMORPGs. The feelings expressed spoke to my own situation in all these years of online gaming. MMORPGs are very broad…

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Death Saves Revived

Originally posted on ThinkDM:
When D&D went to 5th Edition, they dropped the notion of negative hit points and came up with a new system called “death saving throws.” Death Save Mechanics Under this system, when you reach 0 HP,…

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Low intensity gaming

Originally posted on GamingSF:
Our dungeon group has been on hiatus for nearly two weeks and I’ve chosen to take that opportunity to really step away from my usual, quite intense, gaming habits. After a day of sitting in front…

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Moving from MMOs to Mobile

Originally posted on Hardcore Casual:
It’s funny how my gaming has flipped. Back when I started this blog, my main games were always MMOs, and I’d play other games to fill the gaps. At some point a big gap filler…

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