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Questing for Immersiveness in MMOs

The Pink Pigtail Inn has a post a while back:  Questing for Immersiveness in MMOs.  Elnia argues that MMOs are not about immersing yourself in the story.  The story is told in so many fragments and with so many interruptions … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Games

I wonder if this is how I’ll look back at my life someday? 

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Prot Warrior: Endgame Gearing

Achtung Panzercow’s So You Want to Be a Prot Warrior: Endgame Gearing, Part II gives a nice breakdown of endgame gearing for a prot warrior as of 3.2.  I need to rebuild my trash set on Tristam  – it would … Continue reading

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Big Bear Butt Blogger » Culture Shock

I read the same post as Big Bear Butt Blogger » Culture Shock but I didn’t think about it as much as he did.   He’s right that the way you think about WoW makes a huge difference.  Is the … Continue reading

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Darths & Droids

The thing I like most about Darths & Droids is that it completely explains Star Wars.  If Star Wars is seen as a role-playing campaign with fast-talking players and an accommodating game master it makes a ton of sense.  So … Continue reading

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Relative Stat Values in Rawr

Rawr is the tool to use if you’re interested in getting some personalized theorycrafting recommendations for your toon but don’t want to go beat on a target dummy 10,000 times while switching pieces of gear. If you have not made … Continue reading

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Top 10 Eighties Computer Games Worth Playing (Again)

Wired’s Geekdad  has a list of the Top 10 Eighties Computer Games Worth Playing (Again).  Reading this list made me nostalgic.  I’ve played every game on this list except for Seven Cities of Gold, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on The Guild

After seeing the Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?  video I watched the first two seasons of The Guild.  I was very disappointed in the show.  The implication seems to be that if you play an MMO you are a … Continue reading

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The Silent Revolution of the Willing Mentors

This is a really cool idea: The Pink Pigtail Inn: The Silent Revolution of the Willing Mentors.  It’s a list of people who are willing to answer questions for new players.  I really like Larísa’s idea of being flagged as … Continue reading

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Copyright Consultations Submission

I have submitted my answers to the five questions posed in the Copyright Consultations. 1.      How do Canada’s copyright laws affect you? How should existing laws be modernized? Canada’s copyright laws affect me because I enjoy many forms of media … Continue reading

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Death Knight Leveling Builds (58-68)

I’m almost done getting my druid to level cap, so there’s a decent chance that I’ll start leveling my death knight.  It’s been long enough since I’ve been through Outlands that it might be more interesting than running through Borean … Continue reading

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UI design and add-ons for leveling

I found that that post: UI design and add-ons for leveling | No Stock UI has a lot of good generalized tips for laying out your UI in a non-raid situation.   Apart from spending time fishing, most of my recent … Continue reading

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Class vs. Skill

In Tobold’s post about Class vs. Skill systems he says: In every jump-and-run game or other single-player game as simple as Tetris, your progress is strictly limited by how good you are at the game. Makes you wonder why that … Continue reading

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