Category Archives: The Elder Scrolls Online

ESO: Initial impressions, again

Since time has recently allowed it, Aria and I looked for a new game to play co-op. Previously we played and enjoyed FFXIV, but once we got too busy, I continued to level my character to finish up the original … Continue reading

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Skyrim Special Edition

Bethesda yesterday released Skyrim: Special Edition, which if you already owned Skyrim and its three DLC items, you got for free. For consoles, it’s a big upgrade in terms of graphics, but on the PC the baseline Skyrim:SE edition looks … Continue reading

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Beep beep beep

Just because you SOE yourself initially, doesn’t mean you have to stick with that mistake forever (unless you’re Trion, then you just take being SOE to 11). So um… grats to ESO for undoing one stupid F2P step, and already … Continue reading

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ESO: Well that was quick

The former SOE “F2P ALL THE WAY” train has rolled into the Zenimax station, and all ESO players ‘benefit’. #prayforESO #ESOlivesmatter

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FFXIV: Playing different roles on one character is brilliant

Quick note to start with: Playing the relaunch of The Elder Scrolls Online just reinforced how much better FFXIV is at being a thempark MMO. I might still try to get back into ESO at some point, but after spending … Continue reading

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ESO: We are teaching console players what now?

Quick note, because I’ve seen a few blogs state that ESO is dropping the required sub price in part because console players ‘don’t get how that works’. Quick, name the most successful console MMO to date (notably not a really … Continue reading

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ESO: Is it finally multiplayer Skyrim?

So ESO is going B2P (pending what the cash shop contains, but I doubt they are going to sell you hotbars or guns out of planes), which is of some interest to me. While I wasn’t in love with ESO … Continue reading

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