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Back At It Again in Guild Wars 2

Back At It Again in Guild Wars 2

Of all the MMOs I could be exploring right now, I didn’t expect my current focus to be on Guild Wars 2. In fact, I honestly didn’t expect to touch it ever again. During last year’s Blaugust, I wrote an entire post about my struggles just attempting to play this MMO. There were things about it I genuinely liked, but more about it that I wasn’t a huge fan of. All of that together made me want to give up…

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A PvE Player’s Guide to Elder Scrolls Online’s Alliance War

A PvE Player’s Guide to Elder Scrolls Online’s Alliance War

If there’s one thing that always intimidates me about player vs player (PvP) game modes in an MMORPG, it’s generally the other players. Now, I usually enjoy the challenge of healing in a combat zone while there’s a very clear target on my back and flashing neon arrows pointing straight at me, and whenever death occurs, I tend to accept my fate because I know I’m usually the primary target. However, due to some horrific experiences in PvP from people…

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The Legacy of the Bretons

The Legacy of the Bretons

Fans of The Elder Scrolls Online took to Bethesda’s Twitch account en masse on January 27 as the company unveiled the newest expansion for the game, High Isle, and the newest year-long storyline in the game’s vast archive of incredible stories: The Legacy of the Bretons. This storyline will encompass every content release the company gives us in 2022, beginning with the Ascending Tide DLC in March 2022, and carrying into the launch of High Isle in June. To say…

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Exploring Book of Travels

Exploring Book of Travels

If you’ve been hanging around here on the blog since August, you know just how excited I’ve been for the tiny multiplayer online RPG Book of Travels. It finally came into Early Access on October 11, and, as I’m sure you can imagine, I was just as excited the day it launched onto Steam. We’ve had Book of Travels for almost two weeks now, and I thought this would be a good time to record my thoughts on the game…

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3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Playing Elder Scrolls Online

3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Playing Elder Scrolls Online

Maybe you’ve watched a streamer play The Elder Scrolls Online and that inspired you to acquire it. Maybe some friends have started playing and you want to play with them. Or maybe it’s a free-to-play event and you’re taking the opportunity to see what all the fuss is about. However you got here, welcome to Tamriel! We’re happy to have you! You’re about to embark on a journey that’s a classic Elder Scrolls experience mixed with an MMORPG. Whether you…

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Would You Play Your Favorite MMO Without Its IP?

Would You Play Your Favorite MMO Without Its IP?

About a week ago, Massively OP posed a question to their staff and readers inspired by a post they saw on Reddit. The question was a simple one, one you can probably guess if you looked at the title of this post at all, but it’s an interesting question nonetheless: Would you play your favorite MMO without its IP attached to it? While I missed the initial post when Massively OP made it, it became a topic of some discussion…

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My Time in New World’s Open Beta

My Time in New World’s Open Beta

In the corners of the internet that I’ve been lurking in, it’s been a while since I’ve seen people hyped for a new MMO. So when Amazon Games’ New World announced an open beta event for this past weekend, I saw a good number of people excited about it. I, on the other hand, was a bit more skeptical. I will admit that a lot of my own skepticism about the game is tied to the company itself. When I think…

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From the Beginning…

From the Beginning…

I’ve been playing and livestreaming The Elder Scrolls Online consistently since 2018. Players who had been playing the game longer than I had were eagerly anticipating the release of the next expansion at the time, Summerset. I, on the other hand, was still exploring Morrowind. Since then, I’ve played through the majority of the content that ESO has to offer players. I’ve met and fallen in love with so many NPCs on my Vestige’s journey across Tamriel, saving it again…

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Why I Don’t Like the Imperial City

Why I Don’t Like the Imperial City

This Thursday (August 26, 2021) marks the start of The Elder Scrolls Online‘s Year One Celebration. It’s an event that’s meant to encourage players to revisit zones and DLC content that was released in the first year of ESO‘s operation, specifically Wrothgar, Craglorn, and Imperial City. During this event, players can acquire an abundance of resources, style pages, and, of course, event tickets that can be exchanged for a variety of goods from our beloved Impresario. By itself, all of…

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Modding Elder Scrolls Online

Modding Elder Scrolls Online

Today’s post might be a bit of a taboo topic in the gaming world, especially since I know that some developers of massively multiplayer online roleplaying games frown upon what I’m about to talk about. However, it’s Developer Appreciation Week for Blaugust 2021, and while I know a lot of people are going to take this week to talk about game developers, I also think it’s important to call attention to the mods that we may utilize in the course…

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