My First Pokemon GO raid

I was supposed to go out for coffee with my mum and my bro, but after joining a local Pokemon GO Facebook group, plans changed slightly. There was a 5 star raid going on, only ten minutes away. The cafe we went to had jo diet drinks apart from black coffee, so mum wasn’t too annoyed with the two of us buggering off to do a raid. We got the messages, six other people were going to the raid, so two more sets of six Pokemon to throw at this raid would have been helpful. It was just down the… [Continue Reading]

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Teralysts, Gantulysts and Hydrolysts, oh my!

The Shrine of the Eidolon update brought with it some new Eidolon related things, as one might expect. Honestly it would be pretty weird for an update named after a thing to not contain said thing. But yes, as well as the Teralyst, you can now fight two new Eidolons, both of which are fucking huge and way bigger than the Teralyst. But at the same time they both kinda just look like the Teralyst with some small changes. If you’re still here, I’ll assume you’ve completed the War Within. Because you need your dumb space kid. Teralysts, Gantulysts, Hydrolysts… [Continue Reading]

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On Trials and Giving Veteran Warframe Players Something To Do

The other day I wrote an article talking about how Trials in Warframe sucked, but they shouldn’t be removed. The thing is, I didn’t really explain in detail why the two Trials, the Law of Retribution and the Jordas Verdict, both sucked. And at the same time, I didn’t really explain why people do them, despite their suckiness. There are two problems here: the tedium involved in Trials, and the lack of things for veteran players to do. Trials, these days, are one of the small number of things veterans can do on a regular basis. There’s Trials, Sorties, Eidolon… [Continue Reading]

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A ‘Temporary’ End to Warframe Trials

Trials in Warframe are shit. Yeah, you can take up to 8 players into a trial, but the two trials on offer, the Law of Retribution and the Jordas Verdict, are both tedious lumps of puzzles tied together with awkward, confusing gameplay and bugs. They are awkward and glitchy and hard to get into and almost impossible to do with randoms. You can’t learn a Trial by just playing them, you can’t just jump in and play. It’s basically a guessing game as to what’s going on, and Trials are heavily tied to a strict meta unless you are super… [Continue Reading]

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Medic’s First Raid – the Law of Retribution

So I did a raid, called the Law of Retribution. Which, lore-wise, comes after a bastard called Vay Hek broke some of our relays. Now we have to get revenge. Of course, I didn’t get any screenshots, I was too busy trying not to die. Really, the title should read ‘Retvik’s first raid’ but none of you know who Retvik is. Retvik is the name of me in Warframe, based on one of my main characters in the Phoviverse. Really, I hate the name, it doesn’t suit my imagined Warfame character. The Operator behind Volt (or at least how I… [Continue Reading]

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