Category Archives: NWN2

Holding Pattern.

Dear snow, thanks for that four hour drive yesterday. Nothing like leaving work early, at 2pm, and finally getting home at 6pm. That was awesome… On to a happy topic, gaming, I find myself in somewhat of a standstill. Currently … Continue reading

Posted in Civilization Series, Console Gaming, EQ2, EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, Mythos, NWN2, Pirates of the Burning Sea, SotNW, Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

NWN2 finished, final thoughts.

I finally finished the original campaign in Neverwinter Nights 2, and overall the game was well worth the time. The game had some very challenging spots, a great story, and enough twists and surprises to make it worthwhile to finish. … Continue reading

Posted in Console Gaming, NWN2 | 4 Comments

Gameplay vs crashing, when to call it quits?

If a game is giving you technical difficulties, be it low FPS, distortion, texture errors, freezing or crashing, at what point do you just get fed up and quit? That’s my current dilemma with NWN2, as I’m deep into chapter … Continue reading

Posted in Lord of the Rings Online, NWN2 | 4 Comments

Halloween and Bioware, but not related.

Just a quick note about NWN2: Make sure to complete the Blade Golem quest in the original campaign, the dialog from Grobnar (the gnome bard) is priceless. Really good stuff, well worth the bit of effort it takes to track … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, NWN2, Random | 6 Comments

NWN2 praise, EQ2 bashing.

NWN2 is awesome. So fanboi-ish, I know, but I’m really having a great time with the game, issues and all. ***Minor Spoiler Alert*** I finally made it to the keep, and so far so good. I was not able to … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, EQ2, Lord of the Rings Online, MMO design, NWN2, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments

Mythos beta, and more NWN2

Ah what a weekend. Redsox in the world series, Patriots 7-0 and blowing everyone out, BC ranked #2 in the country, the Celtics season about to start with the new big three, and the Bruins… well I think the Bruins … Continue reading

Posted in Mythos, NWN2 | 3 Comments

Group work.

When I think of Dungeons and Dragons, one of the first things that come to mind is a group of players sitting around a table and adventuring together. From its very foundation D&D is designed to be a group activity. … Continue reading

Posted in DDO, MMO design, NWN2 | 4 Comments

Vanguard, NWN and EQ2. Plus more FPS talk!

Some quick FoH forum reading about Vanguard reveals that a good amount of people are still not all that happy with the game, while Darren over at Common Sense Gamer reports that the latest VG patch has increased his performance … Continue reading

Posted in EQ2, NWN2, Vanguard | 8 Comments

Just work with me here, please…

If there is one thing I hate about playing games on a computer vs a console, it’s the constant graphic tweaking and fiddling. On a console, when you put a game in, that’s it. It’s already configured exactly how the … Continue reading

Posted in Console Gaming, NWN2

More offline gaming goodness.

I had somewhat of a quiet weekend, dominated by watching sports. The good news is the Pats are 6-0 and by far the most dominant team in the NFL. The not so good news is the Sox lost on Saturday … Continue reading

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