Sunday, December 27, 2009

My Point, Exactly

Last week, I saw Terry Pratchett's Hogfather, a television adaptation of the book of the same name. Now, I have never been a Pratchett fan. I have never read any of his books, only bits from here and there. Enough to know that Death SPEAKS WITH CAPSLOCK ON, though.

The Crystal Mountain

Last Friday, I read the last part of The Empyrean Odyssey trilogy. Trilogy, which I like to call the getting-Forgotten-Realms-from-the-3rd-to-the-4th-edition-of-D&D trilogy, and which means that gods will die. The Empyrean Odyssey isn't the only recent FR trilogy to include gods dying, though. The Lady Penitent has also deities falling but those novels focus on eliminating the drow pantheon, until only Lolth is left. The Empyrean Odyssey's story reveals the events of the main pantheon instead, yet is still bit too vague to be actually called the main story - The Forgotten Realms never had one.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Rare Mount Collector

It all started in The Burning Crusade from a normal daily heroic run in Sethekk Halls, including the summoning of Anzu, the optional bird boss from the druid epic flight form quest line. When slain, Anzu has a ~1% chance to drop Reins of the Raven Lord, which is basicly himself as a rideable mount. Well, the mount decides to drop and everyone in the party rolls for need, and I, of course, roll highest.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Dual Wielding Equals Awesome

I don't know how widely my view is shared 'round the globe, but personally, I find dual wielding to be damn cool. And with dual wielding I mean the use of two melee weapons in combat - one in each hand.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Avatar 3D

I heard about James Cameron's Avatar for the first time last summer. It was mentioned in Empire as one of the upcoming movies, and if I recall correctly, that was pretty much everything it said. But only the title was enough to make me type it in my cell in the list of movies that I should watch.

Friday, December 4, 2009

All Bodom Is Good Bodom

I was reading shouts on Children of Bodom at few days ago, and someone had said there:"All Bodom is good Bodom". I gave it a laugh but then I realized how true it was - all Bodom really is good Bodom.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

What Can Change the Nature of a Classic RPG?

"Answer – a resolution-tweaking mod." (As it was cleverly put by Alec Meer at Rock, Paper, Shotgun.)

Friday, November 27, 2009

Ascend to Godhood

Today, I finished the Baldur's Gate 'trilogy' again. I don't know for sure how many times I've played it through now, for I've lost the old saved games except for 2, but it's probably getting closer to 10. Needless to say I like the game(s) pretty much.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Human Nature to Find Them, It Is

Back in late 2006, when World of Warcraft had no expansions yet and the purples were harder to get, I entered Onyxia's Lair for the first time. And for the first time, I encountered some serious superstition in an MMO game.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Into the Blagosphere

I should've been in bed hours ago, but no, here I am, spending the first hours of the starting week to create a blog for myself.