Category: Games

Creative Mode Snobbery

You can add this to the list of things I’ve had a change of heart about recently. But yeah, I admit it, I was a bit of a snob when it came to creative modes. I understood Creative Mode’s use in the context of massive projects. You only...

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Feeling the Fear and Tanking Anyway

In a case of good news / bad news — I can’t really blame my tanking performance on gear any more. Not so much at least. I’ve been incredibly fortunate. I have never been this lucky in gearing a tank before in the entire history...

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The Fear of Max Level Tanking

I started my WoW career as a tank. It was what I did all through classic and much of The Burning Crusade through to Cataclysm. I’ve geared several and had to break through that initial barrier of feeling ready for the end-game many times...

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Pathfound — to the Skies!

I really, truly, thought… That this would come at earliest tomorrow. When I completed all my Mechagon dailies and quests today I was sitting with roughly 1,400 rep to go before revered. This was inline with expectations and I wouldn’t...

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Done with Nazjatar (Foreeveerrrrr!)

Like Krikket, I’ve been working on the Pathfinder achievement set in Battle for Azeroth. Unlike her, I’m not finished yet. But I’m close. Very close. So close I can taste that sweet, sweet tang of low oxygen, high altitude,...

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Around the World in 80 Turns

Maybe not strictly true within the context of the game. After all, while In our Civilisation VI Blogger Succession Game we do in fact have an exploring ship — we haven’t yet settled anywhere off the mainland. But it may be true in a...

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RNG vs. Player Agency

Luck. Probability. Random Number Generation (RNG). Love it or despise it, it’s been a part of gaming for decades. At its simplest and most extreme form the outcome is decided in entirety by the roll of the (sometimes literal) dice. It would...

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