The Return of zOMG!

The first MMO I ever played was a game called zOMG! which was available on Gaia Online. It was a game made in Flash, back in the days when it had just been taken over by Adobe. Those days, Flash was the big new thing and everyone loved it, you could do so much with it, until people realised that Flash and its media players were full of bugs and exploits, mostly thanks to its coding language, Actionscript. One such exploit was why zOMG! was originally shut down. Unceremoniously. Until it came back. You see, zOMG! was actually pretty popular.… [Continue Reading]

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Mortal Online

I originally heard of Mortal Online while doing research for my upcoming nude mod article because the game comes with full-frontal birthday suits as a toggleable option. However, that wasn’t the only reason I felt like giving it an actual try; I read that the game eschews character classes, instead using¬†Skyrim-style leveling systems for your skills. As in, your abilities increase through actually using said ability, so you organically become the sort of character you want to play. The other selling point is a very unforgiving loot system; if you die or get murdered by another player, you lose¬†everything you’re… [Continue Reading]

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A thing about MMOs

I’ve been trying to like Elder Scrolls Online. Like a lot of things, I always end up not liking something for some reason and I can’t explain why. I’ll sit there for ages, playing a game and not knowing what makes me hate it. But with Elder Scrolls Online, I think I have finally put my finger on it. It’s because it’s an MMO. My first introduction to an MMO was a brief stint in Runescape. This was back in 2007-08, so it may have been a pretty good game, or it might have been shit, I don’t really remember.… [Continue Reading]

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Warframe – Still Not Sure

So I said I was angry at video games. I still am. But I felt that Warframe deserved a third chance. Yes, third chance, because I played it over a year ago, got stuck somewhere, stopped playing, then uninstalled it to make space for another game. Elder Scrolls Online, I think. Coincidentally, Elder Scrolls Online was uninstalled to make room for Warframe this time round. 60GB of hard drive space could be used for a good 5-6 normal sized games. My first time playing was on an old account. I don’t even remember playing that account, and I’d been told… [Continue Reading]

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Looking at Elder Scrolls Online

In this video, we’re playing Elder Scrolls Online, the MMO based in the second era of the Elder Scrolls universe, a long time before the events of Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim. Molag Bal, the daedric prince of domination and incredibly nasty things, is tag-teaming with Mannimarco, a necromancer, to merge the real world, Tamriel, with his own realm, Cold Harbor. You are one of many people sacrificed in their attempts to do this, but through sheer luck, you get saved during a rebellion and find a way back to Tamriel… without your soul. The story follows you throughout a gigantic… [Continue Reading]

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