GW2 New Lion's Arch

New Lion’s Arch

Can you believe that after all the screenshot galleries I've made for Lion's Arch in its various stages, I have never made one of the rebuild town? You can see the original Lion's Arch in this post (from April 2012). About two years later, in February 2014, I made a second gallery because I felt … Continue reading New Lion’s Arch

Lotro Beorning Starter zone

LotRO and their legendary servers

Thursday evening, Standing Stone Games opened the first of their legendary servers, Anor. The waiting queue reached 4000, apparently. But despite SSG saying it was just a display issue and queues were working correctly, they weren't (and still weren't yesterday). Bookahnerk, who was the last (!) to queue from the four of us (we're playing … Continue reading LotRO and their legendary servers

Lake Doric in Kryta

I admit, it does feel a bit like cheating when I'm filling my picture-count for IntPiPoMo with a blog post like this. But when I thought about what kind of blog posts I could do with pictures (other than the regular ones as I always include at least one picture with each blog post), this … Continue reading Lake Doric in Kryta

Goodbye, Wildstar

It did not come as a surprise when I saw that Wildstar is shutting down - and the developer studio, Carbine, as well. Even though at the beginning of the year, the statement had been that Wildstar would be supported for the foreseeable future. It seemed as if the game has been at least in … Continue reading Goodbye, Wildstar

Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire – First Impressions (NO story spoilers!)

Just as indicated in the subject: I am not going to write about the story here. I, myself, am not far in yet and I certainly wouldn't want to take away any content for my readers either. So instead, I am going to give you a few impressions I have gotten without talking about the … Continue reading Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire – First Impressions (NO story spoilers!)

The Daily Post: Carefree (in MMOs)

WordPress.com has a daily prompt consisting of one word to give you an idea what to blog about. I will definitely not do this daily, but I do take a look at the prompts regularly. Today's daily prompt word is "Carefree". When I hear this word, I immediately get some mental images and I thought … Continue reading The Daily Post: Carefree (in MMOs)

NBI 2016: Screenshot prompt “The New”

A prompt to make a blog post with screenshots? I'm in! So, this is part of the "Newbie Blogger Initiative". You can find more information on what the Newbie Blogger Initiative is in a previous post of mine (as well as in the other posts I'm linking to there). But let's get to the prompt … Continue reading NBI 2016: Screenshot prompt “The New”

Kessex Hills in Kryta

It has been too long since I made the last post for my Guild Wars 2 screenshot gallery. In the meantime, ArenaNet finally let us use the first person view! Additionally, we can now also glide in Tyria. I did not use the gliding too often for these screenshots, but not having to type "/sleep" … Continue reading Kessex Hills in Kryta

2015 in screenshots

As I previously said, Haffle's "Screenshots Of The Year 2015" post inspired me to do something like this myself. Instead of going by game, I will try to go through the year by months. January 2015 was all about the Guild Wars 2 stencil contest that ArenaNet had hosted together with fansites - and, of … Continue reading 2015 in screenshots

Wildstar Quiet Downs

Halloween in Wildstar

Shade's Eve, Wildstar's version of Halloween, started earlier this week. It features a new little instance and some quests in the two factions' main cities. I did try the instance, but eventually gave up. I assume it's a mix of different things: It seems to be more difficult for characters who are not at maximum … Continue reading Halloween in Wildstar