Tag Archives: Odds and Ends

Git Gud, Git Creative (Part 2 of 6)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
Welcome back to our Git Gud* series! We work out way through some tenants of how to git gud and apply those gaming techniques to real life. This mini-series will be broken up into the following parts:…

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If I had time, here’s what MMOs I’d be playing

Originally posted on Bio Break:
In my head I usually have two lists of MMOs at any given time. Well, three lists. The first would be upcoming games that I’m keeping tabs on in case that they prove to be…

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New Articles: From Gaming to Mental Health

Originally posted on Superior Realities:
I’ve had another few articles published here and there online (beyond my regular columns at Massively Overpowered). Firstly, over at MMO Bro, I talk about old school grind, and how it was more of a…

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Falcon’s Rest

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
Built into a small plateau in the east hills, the Falcon’s Rest is a shrine to a small local deity that is usually interpreted to be an incarnation of the great hunter, or a…

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Pieces of 8-bit: pirate video games

Originally posted on Later Levels:
Argh me hearties! Tomorrow it be the most booty-full time of year: International Talk Like a Pirate Day. All you scallywags are obliged to great each other with suitably seaworthy saying, ask Polly if she…

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The Gnoll Pit

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
The Ashknuckle gnoll tribes divide the area around the Absent City into their various tribal territories – but they share a common set of ruins that they use occasionally for the punishment of prisoners…

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Time Out for Biography: III

Originally posted on Ilyanas Tomb of Doom:
Next-to-last on my Ultima Online character creation trip is Dragon’s Shadow. Ever wonder what happens to excellent UO free-player shards when they die? They die and everyone moves on. That’s the answer. But…

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Coloring Pixels: clicking calm

Originally posted on Later Levels:
What makes a video game? The argument about the type and extent of gameplay that must exist within a release in order classify it in this way has been a long-running one. Many players believe…

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Smuggler’s Lodge

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
Smugglers repurposed the old Hornberger House a few decades ago – essentially in response to the political shifts on the mainland increasing protectionist taxes on a number of imported goods – particularly liquors and…

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8 Most Satisfying Headshots in Video Games

Originally posted on Tristan Zelden:
The ingredient for great gun mechanics in video games comes from the sound and overall feel of its impact. Headshots, in particular, are beyond satisfying as you get that one shot kill that gets signified…

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