Author Archives: Kinless

About Kinless

Gamer. Engineer. Lived lots of places.

I scream, you scream, they all scream (but no ice cream)

LotRO calls them “Shouts” and “Cries.” After the 15th or so it’s just screaming. Every character appears to have them.  Lots of humanoid mobs appear to have them. If you play LotRO have you noticed how vocal the world is? … Continue reading

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Sneakers broken?

It occurred to me the other night, as I ran through Bree, that in the real world I’d never run like that.  From the bank to the hobby shop.  I could.  I’ve got shoes.  I could make the run.  But … Continue reading

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Best served chilled.

This screenshot does not do the actual graphics justice.  The ice here in Iron Pine Peak is so well done.  The frozen lake, with the craters of shattered ice, and the semi-visible sunken ice sheets and ships is simply awesome. … Continue reading

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Nightswimming at the Mines of Moria

Finally we get to the Mines of Moria, the wife and I. Here is Giselher, waiting for the Watcher to makes his appearance, awed by the harvest moon.  (Maybe you dwarves can throw a few more rocks, you fools.) Regarding … Continue reading

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There and back again.

LotRO’s next expansion is announced: Rise of Isengard™. I went Free-to-Play with LotRO months ago.  The wife has maintained her VIP account. What caught my eye about the announcement was the pre-order perks (which were available immediately): All three Rohirrim Style Mounts with … Continue reading

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Interesting: Rift UI

I visited WoW UI every day.  I’d visit even if I wasn’t going to log on.  Just to make sure my addons were up to date, and see what might be new. Apparently, as of yesterday, Trion has released the … Continue reading

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He said the sheriff’s near.

Rock Ridge is only the best looking Wild, Wild West game location I’ve ever seen. It’s called the Scarlet Gorge for good reason. Never mind all the undead mining for sourcestone under the whips of their Endless Court masters. Scarlet … Continue reading

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