Elder Scrolls Online Dragonknight Lava Whip

Different game, same problem…

The last thing I wrote about Elder Scrolls Online was the complaint about the importance of race when choosing a class. I have gotten used to it now - I am still not a big fan of that system, though. But now the next problem emerges: I was happily playing my orc stamina sorcerer and … Continue reading Different game, same problem…

GW2_Charr character creation_2

Guild Wars 2 vs. Rift vs. Trove: Part 3 (Character Creation)

This is the third post in the blog post series "Guild Wars 2 vs. Rift vs. Trove". The title may suggest that at the end of this series, I will tell you which games is the best of the best, ... But I will not do that! While the purpose of this series is to … Continue reading Guild Wars 2 vs. Rift vs. Trove: Part 3 (Character Creation)

GW2_Mesmer_Illusions

Class names and expectations

I was just baking some bread while listening to a Trove stream (this one, to be precise) when the streamer was asked if Trove was going to add a healing class any time soon. I thought: Oooh, I would love that! But the streamer's reply surprised me. "Yes, the candy barbarian will be somewhat of … Continue reading Class names and expectations

Lotro Fireworks

Lotro’s class changes

The NDA for the beta of Helm's Deep has dropped, so I can now write about my impressions. I had "quit" the game months ago, although "quit" is probably too harsh. I just haven't played it anymore, but especially with my lifetime account, I always have the option of going back. My warden is not … Continue reading Lotro’s class changes

Guild Wars 2 Thief – How traits effect skill tooltips

No matter which MMO I play, I always end up with a rogue-like class. The fragility, agility and trickiness of this class-archetype is what I enjoy playing the most! I may by far not have the skill to play them flawlessly but I love that you can theorycraft and plan so much with this archetype. … Continue reading Guild Wars 2 Thief – How traits effect skill tooltips

Now that the mesmer’s out: Which class do you want to play?

Guild Wars 2 has finally revealed its 8th class which, I'm sure, most of you already know by now. :) In case you missed it, here's the mesmer on the official GW2 website (and they also posted a link roundup for the mesmer to see all the reactions and interviews they did!). Now we know … Continue reading Now that the mesmer’s out: Which class do you want to play?

Race and class combinations

So it seems that Guild Wars 2 will allow every race-class combination which is great from a playability standpoint. No class will be underrepresented just because people don't like the race it's associated with. I usually really love playing unusual combinations. I don't absolutely need to have an unusual combination but so far, I seem … Continue reading Race and class combinations