Black Desert Online - Nodes and Witch Spells
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 March 2016, 10:39 pm
I was able to spend some time last Sunday playing Black Desert Online. Instead of leveling, I wanted to investigate spells for the Witch, connecting Nodes and player housing. I’m happy to report that I accomplished all three. I’ve already posted about first encounter with BDO player housing here. On to the other two.


Casual Citizen is now available on iTunes!
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 March 2016, 9:24 am
A new milestone for my Casual Citizen series about the upcoming first person MMO, Star Citizen, by Cloud Imperium Games. I appreciate the support and kinds words from members of the community. Several have asked if I could get the shows up on iTunes and now they are there. Hope you enjoy. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/casual-star-citizen/id1091297557


Black Desert Online - That's a Finisher!
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 March 2016, 10:38 am
Another fun and relaxing session in Black Desert Online. I spent some time placing the last of the furniture I own into my house in Hiedel. I wanted to end the evening asleep in the bed to see if there’s a rest bonus of some sort.


Casual Citizen Episode 11 - Mining Career
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 March 2016, 9:53 pm
Welcome to another episode of Casual Citizen. An on-going series about the upcoming first person MMO, Star Citizen by Cloud Imperium Games. I’m your host Alysianah from the Mystic Worlds Gaming Blog. In this week’s episode we’re going to discuss what’s been communicated so far about the mining career. Sit back, relax and enjoy.


Black Desert Online - Short Witch Video
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 March 2016, 9:37 am
A few minutes of video from Black Desert Online. I was completing a quest and doing some free roaming combat the other night. There are gorgeous locations off the questing trail. I enjoy exploring the locations around the quest hubs. When a game adds life into those in between pockets, it makes the game feel more like a virtual world. Every time I've peaked behind the curtain so far, there's been something interesting to see or fight. Smile


Black Desert Online: Oh No He Didn't!!!
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 March 2016, 12:40 pm
All I've done so far in Black Desert Online is quest and explore. I'm playing very short sessions during the week due to other obligations. So far it's proven to be a nice way to unwind after dinner before I get back to working on other projects.


An Evening Chillin' in Black Desert Online
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 March 2016, 8:33 pm
This evening I spent an hour questing and exploring in BDO. It was way more relaxing than I imagined it would be. It took me right back to casual time spent farming and transporting trade packs in ArcheAge even thought that's not at all what I was doing. I suppose it's the similar art style, lovely scenery and how active the routes through the questing areas are with players and NPCs milling around. I know that enjoying the super casual me thing I do, when I'm not overly fond of the questing system in a MMO doesn't last every long but it doesn't hurt to give it a try. I need to work out how to get started with housing for workers and fishing.


Casual Citizen Episode 10 - Journal of Christian Meyer
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 27 February 2016, 12:29 pm
Welcome to another episode of Casual Citizen. An on-going series about the upcoming first person MMO, Star Citizen, by Cloud Imperium Games. This week’s episode visits more of the wonderful fiction / lore being released by CIG. It's the Journal of Christian Meyer from the Discovered series of dispatches. I hope you enjoy. An audio-only version is available on SoundCloud


Casual Citizen Episode 9 - The Banu Merchantman
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 25 February 2016, 10:35 pm
Welcome to another episode of Casual Citizen. An on-going series about the upcoming first person MMO, Star Citizen, by Cloud Imperium Games. This week’s episode is about one of my favorite ships, the Banu Merchantman. It’s the only alien technology ship that I’ve pledged for and I’m super excited to see how it turns out. Sit back, relax and enjoy.


Black Desert Online - I Don't Think We'll be Besties
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 February 2016, 6:01 pm
I don't like Black Desert Online as much as I'd hoped. The things I'm not fond of weren't apparent when I was watching high level characters play, which is mostly what I've watched on Twitch. I wasn't able to play on Friday due to a bug that prevented some pre-order customers from logging in. The fact that I only played a few hours on Saturday was very telling as to how much it's not an ideal fit for me. Let's start with what I did like.


Casual Citizen Episode 8 - Dramatization of Journals of LT Eli Price, UEE Navy
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 February 2016, 3:35 pm
The kind words and positive responses I've received about the series encouraged me to diversify the shows. Episode 8 of Casual Citizen, is a dramatization of Lieutenant Eli Price’s journal from the Discovered series published on RSI. His journal relates the story behind the discovery of the Oya system, during the reign of the first Imperator, Ivar Messer. I hope you enjoy. If you found this content valuable please consider using my referral code when signing up for Star Citizen. Using a referral code will earn you 5K UEC credits to spend and I'll earn in-game goodies. Referral Code: STAR-QSVR-JFTR SoundCloud audio only version Official dispatch on RSI Oya on the Starmap Castra on the Starmap


Casual Citizen Episode 7 - Passenger Transport Career
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 February 2016, 2:14 pm
Welcome to episode 7 of Casual Citizen. A series about the upcoming first person MMO Star Citizen by Cloud Imperium games. This week’s episode focuses on the Genesis Starliner and the related Passenger Transport career. Sit back, relax and enjoy.


Casual Citizen Episode 6 - Search and Rescue
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 6 February 2016, 10:24 pm
Welcome to episode 6 of Casual Citizen. An on-going series about the upcoming first person MMO, Star Citizen by Cloud Imperium Games. I’m your host, Alysianah from the Mystic World Gaming Blog. This week’s topic will discuss one of the announced player professions, Search and Rescue. I hope you enjoy.


Short on posts. Lied to myself.
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 February 2016, 11:46 am
Star Citizen, Black Desert Online, The Sims 4, Google+


Casual Citizen Episode 5 - Introduction to the Baker System and Racing
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 25 January 2016, 12:04 pm
Hello citizens, this is Alysianah from Mystic Worlds with the next installment in the Casual Citizen series. This week we’ll be discussing the Baker system and racing. Topics include an overview of the Baker system, the Able Baker Challenge racing event, Baker’s relevance for player careers and importance of the AC racing maps beyond leader-boards. I hope you enjoy.


Casual Citizen Episode 4 - Introduction to the ARK Starmap
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 January 2016, 7:49 am
Welcome to another episode of Casual Citizen. This week's topic is an Introduction to the ARK Starmap for Star Citizen. It was released in October 2015. Show topics include: History of the ARK Starmap Its role and purpose Primary features Relationship to player careers and professions Useful Links: Starmap on RSI website Audio-only version available on SoundCloud Google Doc Matrix of the Starmap – shows all bodies and includes information found in lore and spectrum dispatches If this information has been helpful, consider using my referral code STAR-QSVR-JFTR, when you sign-up on RobertsSpaceIndustries.com.


Casual Citizen Episode 3 - Alpha 2.1 Features
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 January 2016, 8:18 pm
Welcome to episode 3 of Casual Citizen, an on-going series about the upcoming 1st person MMO, Star Citizen,by Cloud Imperium Games. This week’s episode will take us into the realm of actual game content, as we discuss what’s available for play-testing in Alpha 2.x. Sit back, relax and enjoy. Episode 3 Topics Include: Hangar features Using My RSI to configure your hangar Accessing Arena Commander and it's various play modes Accessing the Social Module - ArcCorp Area 18 What is the Persistent Universe / Crusader Accessing Crusader Things to do in Crusader Difference between the Persistent Universe Flight Modes Activating Your Quantum Drive Show Notes Casual Citizen Series on YouTube Casual Citizen EP3 on SoundCloud Star Citizen Lore on SoundCloud Introduction to Baby Persistent Universe Alpha Mystic Worlds' Stanton Abbreviated Galactic Guide Covalex Shipping Hub Mystery Star Citizen - Pupil to Planet Citizen Academy Tactical Advance BoredGamer TheNoobifier1337 Related articles...


Star Citizen - Alpha 2.1 on Live Server
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 15 January 2016, 9:51 am
The Star Citizen Live server was updated yesterday to version 2.1. I continued my Private Test Server activity until patch 2.1.d. Who can resist flying new ships?? I was also capturing video for my next installment of Casual Citizen, which should be published this Sunday.


A Night with The Sims
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 January 2016, 8:00 am
I stumbled on two new Twitch channels that I’m really enjoying. What I find appealing in my current state of mind, is the chill and relaxed atmosphere. Both of their play styles are very “take it as it comes” and they’ve cultivated a very friendly audience.


Speaking of Casual - Here Comes Black Desert Online
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 January 2016, 7:45 am
My word, I didn't know Gandalf played BDO?? As much as I'm smitten with Star Citizen, there isn't enough content for me to play on a regular basis. I'm also cautious about burning out by starting the journey so far in advance of a completed game. Thus far, I enjoy playing the information game. Cloud Imperium Games puts out a metric ton of information on a regular basis. There's always more to know and learn. That said, I do feel the hole of having a MMO in my gaming life. I considered but rejected returning to former haunts - no motivation or interest. I need new maps, classes, skills... A whole new world... sung in my best imitation of Jasmine. The past few weeks, I've been watching former ArcheAge streamers play Black Desert Online on Twitch. I've known about the game for quite some time but my heartbreak over the...


Casual Citizen Episode 2 - Becoming a Star Citizen
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 January 2016, 8:02 am
Casual Citizen Episode 2, Becoming a Star Citizen, lifts the veil on exactly what's needed to become a Star Citizen. It focuses on pledge options for people who are completely new to Star Citizen but have decided they'd like to participate in the on-going play-test opportunities. My referral code STAR-QSVR-JFTR.


Star Citizen - Casual Citizen Episode 1
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 December 2015, 8:52 pm
First episode in a new bi-weekly series that will discuss all things Star Citizen for the casual gamer and/or observer. Keeping up with Star Citizen could be a part-time job! Cloud Imperium Games' open development strategy pumps out a metric ton of information each week. Additionally, there are weekly vidcasts and frequent lore related content from the writing team. Staying somewhat in the know for casual players and followers can be a tough job.


For Whatever it's Worth - Thanks!
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 22 December 2015, 3:24 pm
There are ardent fans of Star Citizen and die-hard detractors . I never imagined my innocently intended post about the Million Mile High Club, for people who might be curious but who are not members, would raise so many hackles. It's been linked on Massively and on The Something Awful forums. What I can attest to is that no negativity or BS has come my way and I'm thankful that people have respected my "personal space" - my blog enough not to rant and rave here. It's unfortunate that we can't be civil in this debate at all times and in all venues. Whatever side of the debate you're on, you absolutely have a right to your opinion but not the inalienable right to be abusive about it to others. And there's really no need is there? People like what they like. Believe what they choose to believe. Invest discretionary...


Star Citizen - Alpha 2.0 Million Mile High Club
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 December 2015, 6:51 pm
I recorded a quick tour of the upcoming Million Mile High Club. A backer reward from the original 2012 Kickstarter Campaign for Star Citizen. This is an exclusive member's only location that will be part of the persistent universe. Members are players who backed the game by purchasing the 10K Commander's package. Whoa... Related articles Star Citizen Writer's Guide - Audio Version Episode 8 Star Citizen raises $100m game fund Star Citizen Showcases Procedurally Generated Planets


Star Citizen - Holiday Livestream 2015
Posted by Home of my personas Saylah and Alysianah [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 December 2015, 9:30 pm
Cloud Imperium Games had their anual Holiday Livestream today for their upcoming space sim + MMO + RPG, Star Citizen. A lot of interesting information was passed which you can read about here. Three things in particular knocked my socks off!


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