Hytbold, Moria and Mirkwood

posted this on February 1st, 2013.
Categorized as games, little by little one travels far, lord of the rings online, lotro, MMO, rpg, sindarin.

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A very busy week for me, with a lot of fun had and a lot achieved.  It’s been a mix of grouping and deeding this week (click for larger images and slideshow)

Dimzad in his element the last funny message in the old kin this npc's chat had me in stitches deeding with mallendis in Moria, I get distracted by the stonework and the light and the symmetry wow... finished up some Moria epics with Mallendis OMG I finished Hytbold!!! tanking Aeo style :P such a funny night! the skies in the epic books are just... stunning

ding 85!

posted this on November 15th, 2012.
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Last night was a night of achievements for myself and Dimzad.  Our first was successfully boinging our way up Eaworth’s beacon (I did it on my 3rd attempt if you don’t count missing the very first beam :D )  I know a lot of people are having problems with this (not surprisingly) and the only real advice I can give is that I found it easier to jump on the outside edges rather than close to the tower wall.  oh and be ready with the s (back) key because I found I was over-jumping as a rule.

little by little, one travels far

posted this on August 6th, 2012.
Categorized as games, little by little one travels far, lord of the rings online, lotro, MMO, rpg, skyrim.

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Sorry, this is going to be a screenshot bare update as I don’t really have access to my PC at the moment (family staying :) ), Avast is reporting malware from a Steam update (false positive I think, although Avast definitions are up to date), the .bmp screenshots are saying they are corrupt and I can’t open them and I just don’t have time to sort it all out :(

So I’ve been back playing Skyrim after a fairly long break.  Scarily I’ve now put in about 160 hours on the game and I’m still not bored or anywhere near finishing it ;)  After playing around with a couple of new characters (still bow wielding sneak thieves!) I’ve gone back to my original character to try and sort out where I’m up to quest-wise and I’ve now braved the shite spread across her 6 houses and am currently consolidating into one crippling monthly repayment,   a mess , a new house.  I will be posting on the inventory side of things for Ambermist’s latest challenge so I will say no more here.

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little by little, one travels far

posted this on June 12th, 2012.
Categorized as asides, everquest, little by little one travels far, lord of the rings online, lotro, rpg, vanguard.

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everquest:  its unlikely we’ll be playing this again.  I can see why it was such a good game and why so many people have fond memories and so many still play it though, I think I came along too late.

vanguard:  not sure what’s happening with this game.  its absolutely gorgeous, feels quite different and we’ve had fun so far.  Now we’re back in lotro though, I’m not sure we’ll have time to play here too.  Its possible though, we will be grouping here when it goes f2p.  Must remember to log in and check out the free house loyalty reward.

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little by little, one travels far…

posted this on March 20th, 2012.
Categorized as asides, Dragon Age, elder scrolls, eq2, games, little by little one travels far, lord of the rings online, lotro, minecraft, MMO, Other, Rift, rpg, skyrim, Star Trek Online.

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…although it feels as though I’m going nowhere in a gaming sense ;)  i’ve completely lost motivation and direction which is having a real impact on blogging.  when I am playing *something* it is slightly half-heartedly and even when I am concentrating, it isn’t anything really worth sharing ;)

so what have games have i been thinking about / pottering about in?

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hibernating

posted this on January 26th, 2012.
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as we’ve all been struck down with the lurgy and the littlun is showing signs of chicken pox I’ve been retreating into Skyrim of an evening, to transport myself away from miserable January.  Plus being able to quicksave and pause makes life much much easier at the moment ;)

I did pop onto lotro last night and bankrupted myself buying a worn symbol to forge a second age bow (yayyay!) I got fairly crappy legacies on it which was… crappy :P  nevermind, I have the legacies I want on there now and they can be increased.  Hopefully we will be able to group up with our friend Aeowulf tonight.

I will have my champion outfit to share soon and hopefully will be back posting regularly soon :)

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little by little, one travels far

posted this on January 6th, 2012.
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Steed of the Elf-Lords

We’re both now level 75 (yay!!), have just started the Gap of Rohan questlines and have been through the new Isengard 3-man instances.  We really need to gear up so our plan is to save up our marks, medallions and any seals that we might be lucky enough to get, finish the Rohan questline and epic book, save up our Cracked Rhi Sigils and then sort ourselves out with a mixture of faction, bartered and crafted gear…  As you can see I also completed the ambassador to the elves deed (max faction with malledhrim, galadhrim and rivendell) and got my lovely horse :)

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little by little, one travels far

posted this on December 9th, 2011.
Categorized as eq2, everquest 2, everquest II, games, little by little one travels far, lord of the rings online, lotro, MMO, rpg, skyrim.

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lotro ~ thievery and mischief skirmish

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little by little, one travels far #6

posted this on November 4th, 2011.
Categorized as Dragon Age, elder scrolls, games, little by little one travels far, lord of the rings online, lotro, MMO.

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We’ve all had a bug this week, so didn’t feel like gaming much this week.  However, I did play some Dragon Age: Awakenings (wanted to finish this) and we did log into lotro last night.

I’m really enjoying Awakenings.  Its great having Oghren in my party again and I do now feel slightly guilty for killing Anders in DA2 (mostly because he was really annoying).  I was questing through Kal’Hirol the other night and I just loved the artwork here, the lighting is amazing.

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little by little, one travels far #5

posted this on October 28th, 2011.
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We are now level 66 and maybe around halfway through Mirkwood.  I am really enjoying Mirkwood, it is really atmospheric and as this is my elf’s home it is great to finally be ‘home’.  We’re getting very tempted to fast track through though – now we’re over 65, we know we’re on the final strait to where we need to start thinking seriously about gear but Isengard is the place to be for that…. and we haven’t even really touched Enedwaith yet.

We’re also wondering what we will do once we reach cap… we have really enjoyed taking it slowly and giggling our way round areas, once we have done the questlines for Isengard we will need to find something else to do (skirmishes or alts perhaps plus we do have a warden friend which should make quite an awesome trio ;) )  There is also grouping with our kin – plenty of stuff to do but I will really miss questing with Dimzad…

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