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Housing in MMOs: Everquest 2

I felt that there could not be a blog post series  about housing (with Lord of the Rings Online, Aion and Rift) without Everquest 2. Even though I have never really gotten into the game, the reason I tried it out in the first place was the housing. So, I'm very honored that Rakuno offered … Continue reading Housing in MMOs: Everquest 2

Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (February 23, 2012)

Welcome to today’s Bookahneer’s Geekwatch! The place about miscellaneous interesting news related to gaming (will most likely include at least one piece about Guild Wars 2 ^^). We wouldn't be "Nerdy Bookahs" if we started this Geekwatch with anything other than a loud cheer: You can sign up for Guild Wars 2's beta now! The … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (February 23, 2012)

Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (“What to play until GW2 releases”-edition)

Before we start with today's Geekwatch, there's some news about ArenaNet's community managers: We apparently now have community managers tweeting during EU time and Rubi Bayer has joined as new community manager (she was previously working for Massively). It's great to see them "expanding" and hopefully this means that Guild Wars 2 is closer than … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (“What to play until GW2 releases”-edition)

New home in EQ2

I've found a new home - for now. It's been quite some time since a game caught my interest as much as Everquest 2 does right now. Yes, I know, it's ooooold. And the graphics aren't up-to-date anymore. And there are bugs... even though the game is ooooold. And while it is free to play … Continue reading New home in EQ2

Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (December 12, 2011)

Welcome to today’s Bookahneer’s Geekwatch! The place about miscellaneous interesting news related to gaming (will most likely include at least one piece about Guild Wars 2 ^^). Let's start today's Geekwatch with Lotro. We've just received update 5 which gives us the second half of the expansion that launched in September. Since I'm not playing … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (December 12, 2011)