Tag Archives: ESO

Story

You know that I love a good story, writing or reading. Lore in a game actually means something to me. I read the books in ESO, I collect the knickknacks in Eve, I like the world to develop and fell … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Social Game

The one thing MMOs purport to have is other players. A social aspect that you do not have in a single player game. Then they go and make their games totally playable by a lone wolf who talks to nobody. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Holidays OOC

Gaming companies make a thing about some holidays.  Well the companies that do community engagement do.  Some just add some skins, others a bonus or two and maybe a time limited effect.  Now as you know the main two games … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Hammering in the Goals

So Hammer is up to level 28 and still trying to finish Elsewyr.  Oh the main plot there is done but now I have set my sites upon the Title Saviour of Elsewyr and THAT is going to take some … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Stories

Eve Online is full of stories.  I tripped across this tweet Andrew Groen @ PAX! @ScienceGroen I’m going to be telling some stories from the history of EVE Online at 3:30 on Sunday at PAX West so please come by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

EOM

No, not Empire of Man, End of Month.  I stole this from bloggers I read and respect and it seemed like a good way to end the Blaugust challenge.  I have managed, for the whole month, to do a post … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Sandbox Blues

One of the hazards of sandbox games is the very question Pinky asks.  Without a set goal some folks become lost while other revel in the freedom.  The two ends of the scale are ‘on rails’ games where your path … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Combat, Once more, with feeling.

OK, this one is going to be all over the place so bear with me.  Combat, in mmo’s is a contentious issue.  Player want it to be visceral.  You hear devs talk about field trips to gun ranges to get … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hammering for others

This one is a mix, it starts with ESO and then goes into more generic games stuff, including a reference or two to Eve. I continue with my unmagical character in Elder scrolls Online.  Hammer and now a bit of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Hammering continues

Second in my ESO posts, if you are an Eve player?  Move along or expand your gaming repertoire. Last time I left off Hammer had made it through the basics and was committed to avoiding that flashy magic stuff.  Since … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment