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— December 2009 Archive —

I don’t hide that fact that I have a rather unusual MMO playing style. Did you know that my LOTRO “main” was level 33 a year ago, and is level 40 today. At this rate it’ll probably take me another 5 years to get him to cap, assuming Turbine continues […]

It’s that time again. Another year ending, a new one beginning. Time to reflect, or at least catalog, the past 12 months. Before I wrote this post, I had to go back and skim what I’d written in the past year. I really couldn’t remember what I’d played, at least […]

In the past two weeks I’ve had two go-rounds with the tech support departments of two MMO companies, and both leave much to be desired. Case 1: Turbine On Sunday, December 6th, I tried to log a particular character into LOTRO and found that I could not. I got a […]

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I’ve been pretty sick and not really up to doing any more than I absolutely have to. Hopefully on the mend now, though. But to tide you over, I offer: bionic fingers! This is incredibly exciting technology, I think. Imagine what life must […]

As everyone knows, today was the launch of LOTRO’s latest expansion, The Siege of Mirkwood. I ran the patcher while I was at work, so everything was good to go when I got home. I wasted no time heading to a Skirmish Camp to get the Skirmish Tutorial quest, then […]