Space Truckin’

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I wasn't really keeping up on the Star Wars: The Old Republic news, so I pretty much forgot about it. I happened to be listening to Polygamerous on Dec 19th when Syrana was on for the 100th episode and I heard them mention it went live that night. I … [Read more...]

Further Allods Online Thoughts

Last week I posted some screenshots from Allods Online.  In the comments, Tami asked the following, which I will answer today: I’m curious to know how you like the game, past the opening scenes. I don’t know if it was just me being flighty or not, … [Read more...]

An Interview With Syrana’s Parents

Syrana and Kelinarra Gnome'd

We all know that Sideshow and I are avid gamers.  But did you know my parents are gamers too? About a year ago, Sideshow and I piqued their interest enough in WoW to get them playing.  They each have their own account and are still enjoying the … [Read more...]

The Many Faces of Syrana – An Update

THE Syrana

Oh hi there! What? Oh yes, I know there's been nothing new 'round here for a few days. You see, sometimes I get a bit distracted...especially by new games.  But not just by any ol' new game - good new games.  Unlike Sideshow, I don't really … [Read more...]

I’m A Noob Again

(To the tune of "On The Road Again" by Willie Nelson - which, by the way, is totally outside my normal musical selection) I'm a noob again Just can't wait to figure it all out again The game I love is adventurin' with my friends And I can't … [Read more...]

Aionic Monday – Creation, Ascending, and Cinematics – Oh my!

Syrana mage pre-daevahood

Woo, queues have significantly reduced over the weekend.  It seems that opening a couple more servers and raising population caps slowly have helped.  Also, the change made to the private stores, where they can't be afk selling for more than 30 … [Read more...]

Friday Funnies: Disc Priests, Do They Heal Or Not?

disc priest no heals

While I was on my baby priest (which can I even really call her a disc priest at such a low level?) I got a random whisper asking me about my spec.... enjoy. .... yes, he believed me when I said I wasn't a healer. … [Read more...]

The Lighter Side of Aion

sweet warrior

Alright, so we're still in open beta right now, but I still get altitis.  I guess part of it is, I know my characters are going to get wiped so I don't want to overinvest in them just yet.  Right now, it's sort of like the trial period where I can … [Read more...]

Still Vacationing in Aion

What can I say, I like to screenshot loading screens.

I admit, I'm a visual person.  Detail, colors, images, etc. are things I pay a lot of attention to.  Now, I'm not saying that stunning graphics make or break a game, but if it's not visually appealing to me.... it's going to be a hard sell.  For … [Read more...]

BlizzCon 2009 – Wrap Up & Review Part 1: The Real Schedule

parking lot line day1

What is it with me and posting multiple parts lately? Well, with BlizzCon, there's no way I could write just one post to cover it all.  Ok, so that's a lie.  There are 2 ways: 1- Use thousands and thousands of words that would take days to read or … [Read more...]