Starflight: Copyright protection
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 October 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Starflight. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) Yeah, they weren’t kidding around with software copyright protection in the 80s.  Or, more accurately, they totally were kidding around, even … Continue reading


WildStar: In the mouth of space madness
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 October 2014, 9:00 am
Some nights you have such great gaming experiences that your finger goes sore from jamming on the screenshot key and you can’t wait to whip up a blog post to share the whole sordid tale.  Last night was exactly that … Continue reading


RIFT: Minion mastery
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 October 2014, 12:00 pm
It’s a strange place to be in when you’re all excited about an expansion releasing for your current MMO but you’re not in a position to experience most of that content.  That’s my choice with RIFT, as I really am … Continue reading


The Secret Adventures: Ak’absolutely fabulous (Savage Coast #2)
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 October 2014, 9:00 am
(You can follow my playthrough of The Secret World on Bio Break’s projects page!) Fourth Degree (side mission) Time to leave hell behind for a few and head down to the closest thing Savage Coast has for a main street.  … Continue reading


Darek Smart predicted PlanetSide’s future… in 2003!
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 October 2014, 2:38 pm
Stumbled upon this glorious quote by Derek Smart over the then-recent news about Sovereign’s demise in 2003: “Now, who didn’t see that coming? They’d better tell EB quick.  Can’t wait for the Planetside cancelation announcement – assuming they don’t pull … Continue reading


Starflight: Intergalactic nostalgia trip
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 October 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Starflight. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) I may have yammered on a while back about the importance that Starflight held in my life back in the 80s.  … Continue reading


LOTRO: You always take us to the nicest places
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2014, 9:00 am
Well.   Here we are: the Dead Marshes.  Thanks, Frodo, for encouraging me to get out of that dank, dusty Shire paradise and go to all of these wonderful places.  I would not have had the opportunity to combat foot rot … Continue reading


The World of Warcraft zone name generator
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2014, 12:00 pm
For kicks, I broke down some of the generic fantasy mishmash zone names in WoW into a chart so that they could be rearranged to make even MORE generic fantasy mishmash zone names.  Blizzard, you may pay me for this … Continue reading


Battle Bards Episode 37: At the Market Fair
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 October 2014, 9:00 am
Pack  your coin purse, for the Battle Bards are off to the market!  In this episode, we’ll examine music not only from MMO marketplaces, but tracks that inspire the feeling and atmosphere of bustling towns, harbors with ships being unloaded, … Continue reading


The Secret Adventures: Bach to the future (Savage Coast #1)
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 October 2014, 12:00 pm
(You can follow my playthrough of The Secret World on Bio Break’s projects page!) Dear John (side mission) We’re in it now!  Our second mission zone in the game: Savage Coast.  SC is a shift from Kingsmouth, away from a … Continue reading


It is a good day… to game
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 October 2014, 9:00 am
As a gamer, I’m pretty psyched about today.  First up on the docket is RIFT: Nightmare Tide, which should be launching after some downtime this afternoon.  Our guild was properly buzzing about it, especially those who have been sitting comfortably … Continue reading


Starflight: Intergalactic nostalgia trip
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 October 2014, 12:00 pm
(This is part of my journey playing through Starflight. You can follow the entire series on the Nostalgia Lane page.) I may have yammered on a while back about the importance that Starflight held in my life back in the 80s.  … Continue reading


It is a good day… to game
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 October 2014, 9:00 am
As a gamer, I’m pretty psyched about today.  First up on the docket is RIFT: Nightmare Tide, which should be launching after some downtime this afternoon.  Our guild was properly buzzing about it, especially those who have been sitting comfortably … Continue reading


The Secret Adventures: Bach to the future (Savage Coast #1)
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 October 2014, 12:00 pm
(You can follow my playthrough of The Secret World on Bio Break’s projects page!) Dear John (side mission) We’re in it now!  Our second mission zone in the game: Savage Coast.  SC is a shift from Kingsmouth, away from a … Continue reading


Battle Bards Episode 37: At the Market Fair
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 October 2014, 9:00 am
Pack  your coin purse, for the Battle Bards are off to the market!  In this episode, we’ll examine music not only from MMO marketplaces, but tracks that inspire the feeling and atmosphere of bustling towns, harbors with ships being unloaded, … Continue reading


The World of Warcraft zone name generator
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2014, 12:00 pm
For kicks, I broke down some of the generic fantasy mishmash zone names in WoW into a chart so that they could be rearranged to make even MORE generic fantasy mishmash zone names.  Blizzard, you may pay me for this … Continue reading


LOTRO: You always take us to the nicest places
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 October 2014, 9:00 am
Well.   Here we are: the Dead Marshes.  Thanks, Frodo, for encouraging me to get out of that dank, dusty Shire paradise and go to all of these wonderful places.  I would not have had the opportunity to combat foot rot … Continue reading


WildStar: Saying goodbye to Evindra
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 15 October 2014, 3:00 pm
Last night was our guild’s — and our server’s — last night on Evindra before today’s megaservers happened, so being the fun-loving group that we are, we threw a huge party to mark the occasion! I had never been to … Continue reading


WildStar: Jem and the Holograms
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 October 2014, 9:00 am
After getting some TSW and RIFT time in yesterday, I had an hour or so before bed to check in with WildStar’s now-activated MEGASERVERS.  MEGASERVERS must always be typed in all caps.  Do not stare straight into the MEGASERVERS.  If … Continue reading


The Secret Adventures: The Lady Margaret (Kingsmouth #10)
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 October 2014, 9:00 am
(You can follow my playthrough of The Secret World on Bio Break’s projects page!) Dawning of an Endless Night (story mission, tiers 3-6) With all of Kingsmouth’s missions done (yayyy!) I’m finally freed up to concentrate on the main story … Continue reading


VGM of the Day: “Runway” from Goldeneye 007
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 October 2014, 1:20 pm



VGM of the Day: “Runway” from Goldeneye 007
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 October 2014, 1:20 pm



The Secret Adventures: The Lady Margaret (Kingsmouth #10)
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 October 2014, 9:00 am
(You can follow my playthrough of The Secret World on Bio Break’s projects page!) Dawning of an Endless Night (story mission, tiers 3-6) With all of Kingsmouth’s missions done (yayyy!) I’m finally freed up to concentrate on the main story … Continue reading


WildStar: Jem and the Holograms
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 October 2014, 9:00 am
After getting some TSW and RIFT time in yesterday, I had an hour or so before bed to check in with WildStar’s now-activated MEGASERVERS.  MEGASERVERS must always be typed in all caps.  Do not stare straight into the MEGASERVERS.  If … Continue reading


WildStar: Saying goodbye to Evindra
Posted by Bio Break [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 15 October 2014, 3:00 pm
Last night was our guild’s — and our server’s — last night on Evindra before today’s megaservers happened, so being the fun-loving group that we are, we threw a huge party to mark the occasion! I had never been to … Continue reading


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