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LOTRO: With Yee Family!

Chump change, TP and grinding axes! It has all been Withy and Family: Tsukuld has moved onto ‘artisan tailor guild crafting reputation grind’ which takes longer to write than to do: he crafts a small pattern everyday and a medium pattern every 3 days, now for both expert and artisan so slowly picking up pace…other than opening […]

 
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Gabriel Knight 2: Reunited at last!

Published on April 21, 2014 by in Nostalgia Lane

(This is part of my journey playing through Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) The final chapter of the game (stick with me — we’re on the home stretch now!) … Continue reading

 
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What FFXIV Gives to Softcore Gamers: Chocobo Companions

Published on April 21, 2014 by in Gaming, mmorpg's

Chocobos are one of Final Fantasy’s iconic creatures, beloved for being mounts and companions within games throughout the FF series. This continues in FFXIV, where you can ride and train train a chocobo companion to be your battle buddy. #FFXIV #FinalF…

 
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Happy 25th Birthday to the original Game Boy.

April 21st, 1989, the original Game Boy became available to gamers in Japan. It wasn’t for another 3 months that the portable play pal became available to the United States and Canada(July 31st 1989) and over a year later European(Sept 28th 1990) gamers had their chance to enjoy the Game Boy. So what was so […]

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The Newbie Blogger Initiative is back!

I have received word from Roger at “Contains Moderate Peril” that the Newbie Blogger Initiative is coming back for another round! Starting May 1st, and running for a full month, the NBI is a project that helps people interested in blogging, podcasting and livestreaming to get involved, with veteran bloggers, podcaster and livestreamers offering advice and encouragement. […]

 
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MOBA’s explained (hopefully)

  There has been a lot of talk on the site about “MOBAs”, however following a comment on a blog I realised that some people out there don’t really know what they are, particularly our more console gamer readers. So I figured I would take a stab at explaining them. MOBA means Multiplayer Online Battle […]

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LOTRO Players News Episode 43: A Difficult Discussion

This week we talk about the flood of news detailing the next two years of LOTRO and we give our first impressions of update 13.

 
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Weekend gaming report

I had a very busy if scattered weekend of gaming, so here’s what I’ve been up to: LOTRO: I’ll write up a longer post later on about the continuing adventures through Update 13.  It definitely feels like a much smaller … Continue reading

 
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Why I care about the NBI (And Why You Should Too)

The Newbie Blogger Initiative, or NBI, is a very simple project: Veteran gaming bloggers, podcasters, and livestreamers offering advice and support to folks looking to get started in this hobby. NBI 3 is starting up on May 1st, 2014, and will run throughout the month, as an organized effort to encourage new bloggers, podcaster and […]

 
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Link Dead Radio: Feedback, Food and FtP

Published on April 21, 2014 by in Other

The links The MMO Gypsy started a little Debate this week regarding player feedback and impact on a games direction. She is a little exasperated as to how developers figure out what the players want or more, how they use that as baseless justification. The Chindividual weighed in to say that the forum horde is stupid, […]

 
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Link Dead Radio: Feedback, Food and FtP

Published on April 21, 2014 by in Other

The links The MMO Gypsy started a little Debate this week regarding player feedback and impact on a games direction. She is a little exasperated as to how developers figure out what the players want or more, how they use that as baseless justification. The Chindividual weighed in to say that the forum horde is stupid, […]

 
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This Week, I Will Be Mostly :: Too Much, Too Little, Too Late

Something appears to have gone wrong… ^^I did 4 levels on my Druid yesterday. IN A DAY.Needs Werk.It began simply enough: my son wanted to level his Hunter to 90. My Druid was just into 86, my husband wanted to level his priest. So, with some dual sc…

 
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My Wildstar Easter weekend experience

Published on April 21, 2014 by in Uncategorized

This Easter weekend was a Wildstar beta weekend, which Wildstar does instead of an open beta. Now the first thing to say about this specific weekend is that technically it was a step back: Carbine had done a complete overhaul of the user interface, and…

 
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Accessibility and Excellence

Published on April 21, 2014 by in asides

Popularity is not a guarantee that something is either good or lowest common denominator crap, but it sure is profitable. Pop music is heartbreaking cuz I’ll write a lovely visual poetic piece and then have to tear it apart and dumb it down. Writing for the masses is a bitch sometimes. – Bonnie McKee Bonnie […]

Accessibility and Excellence is a post from: Kill Ten Rats

 
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Broforce Joins the NBI Games

In our efforts to spread the word far and wide and get as many game writers as possible to the blogging frontlines, Broforce has decided to send in it’s elite units to support us! Broforce is a new game brought to us by Free Lives, an indie studio. The game puts our favorite combat commandos […]

 
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Moral Relativism in Gaming, TV and Movies

This post stems from a Twitter conversation and the subsequent blog article that arose from it. If you want to know the specifics then feel free to read the source material over at Murf Versus. I don’t want to get bogged down in a discussion purely centred around Game of Thrones, as I no longer watch the HBO

 
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Bullet Time Three

It’s that time again, time for a round up of what I’ve been doing. Are you prepared to dodge some bullets? For the past week I’ve been working on NBI related projects more than anything. Curation of the NBI archives? Check. Working out the details of the League of Legends night that I’m hosting? Check […]

 
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Community Events – 21st April

Monday 21st April Name: Nibbles and Nobs – Ales a […]

 
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On Moms and Dads

So this week some of you may have heard about the trending commercial celebrating the hardwork moms do. If you haven’t take 2 minutes of your life and watch it. You’ll enjoy it. In the video an interviewer conducts a fake interview for a high demand job. Those being interviewed don’t know it’s fake, but […]

 
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ALPHA :: Stupid Girl

The Hunter Philosophy?I’m here this morning to talk to you about LOOT.It used to be a joke, in this Parish and others, back in the day. Hunters could use just about anything, and often did, especially when it came to random drops in Dungeons. It didn’t…

 
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