NBI 2016: Blogging can be life-changing

Yes, I admit, the headline is probably a bit too dramatic. ;) So before you get too excited: Blogging will not make you rich and it is very unlikely that you will become famous. However, looking back at the past five years with this blog, a few things happened that did influence our lives in … Continue reading NBI 2016: Blogging can be life-changing

Impressions from Foostival Germany 2016

As some of you may know, I am part of the organizing team of the German Foostival. It took place yesterday, on May 7. In the previous two years, we had a location in Hamburg which is in Northern Germany. As amazing as that city is (seriously, there is no better city in Germany than … Continue reading Impressions from Foostival Germany 2016

Keeping my blogroll up-to-date – Blaugust Day 23

I know I often neglect my blogroll, but it became quite clear when Blaugust started and I saw the amount of familiar names... only to realize that while I do know them and more or less regularly read their blogs (whenever my time allows, at least), I never added them to our blogroll. This is … Continue reading Keeping my blogroll up-to-date – Blaugust Day 23

Guild Wars 2 Community Event – Blaugust Day 9

As you may already know, on Thursday, we went to gamescom and then went to the Wildstar Community Event in the evening. I already told you about the Wildstar event. My write-up of our visit to gamescom is taking a bit more time to get finished, though. So I figured I could show you the pictures … Continue reading Guild Wars 2 Community Event – Blaugust Day 9

Trove Pirate Class Giveaway by Kiwi and EnemyEX

This is what I love about online games: The community around them. In this case, Kiwi and EnemyEX are having a "launch party" for tomorrow's "Fish'n'Ships" update in Trove. Read the post by Kiwi in the Rift forums where she posted an explanation on what is given away and how it'll work. The short of … Continue reading Trove Pirate Class Giveaway by Kiwi and EnemyEX

Foostival 2015 in Germany

Some of you may remember that I was not able to attend last year's Foostival. I still helped out a bit with the organization, but not nearly as much as I would have liked to do. This year, bookahnerk and I did not only go there, I also helped organize a lot more. But before … Continue reading Foostival 2015 in Germany

The winners of our anniversary giveaway

I'm not going to keep you waiting and will not bother you with a long blog post. Instead, I will get right to announcing who has won! We had 109 participants altogether. Congratulations to the lucky winners! Expect an email soonish. I may not get around to doing it tonight, but I'll try to send … Continue reading The winners of our anniversary giveaway

Get ready for Healing Over Time!

In a bit less than two hours (at 10am GMT), Healing Over Time will start. This is a charity event, run by several guilds who will be playing and streaming multiple games for 24 hours! You can see who is participating on their official website. You may have already heard of such gaming marathons. They … Continue reading Get ready for Healing Over Time!

Foostival 2014: Interview with Ramon

Update: Check out the corresponding gem cards giveaway (EU-only). Open until March 31! This is the interview from Foostival with Ramon Domke, the German community manager of Guild Wars 2 (click this link for the Guildnews version and this link for the Wartower one - the videos are identical!). It was done completely in German … Continue reading Foostival 2014: Interview with Ramon

Foostival 2014: What? Who? Why?

The Foostival will take place on March 22 with France and Germany having it in a physical location and Romania hosting it in Guild Wars 2. The event is fully organized by fansites. The "what?" part is easy enough to explain: This event is not just about sitting together in a room playing Guild Wars … Continue reading Foostival 2014: What? Who? Why?