Pandaren belong to WoW as much as orcs do!

As I've previously written here, I was sure that pandaren are a possibility in WoW because they are NOT forbidden in China. So yesterday, Blizzard announced their next expansion Mists of Pandaria and that's when the shit hit the fan... apparently. I've seen it, heard it, read it in so many places. How dare Blizzard … Continue reading Pandaren belong to WoW as much as orcs do!

Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (August 1)

Welcome to today’s Bookahneer’s Geekwatch! The place about LotRO, Guild Wars 2 and any other interesting news related to gaming. First things first, I found it amusing to read a dispute between several players in the Warhammer Online forum. The short of it: Mythic was at GamesDay in the USA (I forgot which city it … Continue reading Bookahneer’s Geekwatch (August 1)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Final part)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Part 3: What do the games look like? Part 4: What's there to fight against (PvE)? Part 5: Who's there to fight (PvP)? Part 6: Crafting Part 7: … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Final part)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 8)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Part 3: What do the games look like? Part 4: What's there to fight against (PvE)? Part 5: Who's there to fight (PvP)? Part 6: Crafting Part 7: … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 8)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 7)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Part 3: What do the games look like? Part 4: What's there to fight against (PvE)? Part 5: Who's there to fight (PvP)? Part 6: Crafting Today's topic: … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 7)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 6)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Part 3: What do the games look like? Part 4: What's there to fight against (PvE)? Part 5: Who's there to fight (PvP)? Today's topic: Crafting (and secondary … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 6)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 5)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Part 3: What do the games look like? Part 4: What's there to fight against (PvE)? Today's topic: Who's there to fight against (PVP)? All three games offer … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 5)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 4)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Part 3: What do the games look like? Today's topic: What's there to fight (PVE)? PvE can come in several forms. In the case of these games, we … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 4)

Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 3)

Part 1: How much do the games cost and which extra security against hacked accounts do they offer? Part 2: What can I play (races and classes?) Today's topic: What does the game look like? Keep in mind that World of Warcraft has a very different graphic style and was released back in 2004. Lotro … Continue reading Rift vs. LotRO vs. World of Warcraft – a closer look at all three MMOs (Part 3)