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Cautiously Optimistic about Dragonflight

Today is the launch of WoW's newest game expansion, Dragonflight. After looking at the changes made by the company, not only to their internal culture and equity, but also to their game philosophy, my hubby and I bought the expansion and played through some of the...

Owning Your Domain and Your Content

I've mentioned this a few times in a few places, but I really believe that if you are committed to being connected to people through social spaces, you need to start with your own self-hosted website. There is an entire content ownership initiative called the IndieWeb...

When Did Grounded Jump the Shark?

When I first started playing Grounded, back in early access testing and even early in the full game release, I was having a lot of fun with the game. Being this tiny person, walking on grass stalks, jumping on clover leaves and floating with dandelion tufts was nifty....

Where Will We Feed Our FOMO Next?

I'm seeing signs of people preparing to leave Twitter again. I suppose we might see the site rapidly sold off again to someone else, but it does look like it is actually changing hands this week. Many of us have made the assumption that this is a bad thing. I'm...

Little Annoying Things That Add Up – The No Man’s Sky Edition

After about 230 hours of playing No Man's Sky, I think I may be done with the game. While I admire the developers for their dedication and for putting out content updates so regularly, this is one game where you pretty quickly come to realize that you are playing the...

Blaugust 2022 Wrap up Week – Lessons Learned

Considering how much I've put off writing this post, I think my  number one lesson learned is that I don't like evaluating my experiences or deciding what lessons I have learned. Regardless, there are a few things I can take away from my participation in Blaugust...

Cautiously Optimistic about Dragonflight

Today is the launch of WoW's newest game expansion, Dragonflight. After looking at the changes made by the company, not only to their internal culture and equity, but also to their game philosophy, my hubby and I bought the expansion and played through some of the...

Owning Your Domain and Your Content

I've mentioned this a few times in a few places, but I really believe that if you are committed to being connected to people through social spaces, you need to start with your own self-hosted website. There is an entire content ownership initiative called the IndieWeb...

When Did Grounded Jump the Shark?

When I first started playing Grounded, back in early access testing and even early in the full game release, I was having a lot of fun with the game. Being this tiny person, walking on grass stalks, jumping on clover leaves and floating with dandelion tufts was nifty....

Where Will We Feed Our FOMO Next?

I'm seeing signs of people preparing to leave Twitter again. I suppose we might see the site rapidly sold off again to someone else, but it does look like it is actually changing hands this week. Many of us have made the assumption that this is a bad thing. I'm...

Little Annoying Things That Add Up – The No Man’s Sky Edition

After about 230 hours of playing No Man's Sky, I think I may be done with the game. While I admire the developers for their dedication and for putting out content updates so regularly, this is one game where you pretty quickly come to realize that you are playing the...

Blaugust 2022 Wrap up Week – Lessons Learned

Considering how much I've put off writing this post, I think my  number one lesson learned is that I don't like evaluating my experiences or deciding what lessons I have learned. Regardless, there are a few things I can take away from my participation in Blaugust...

Lack of Motivation to Play

In this week of discussing motivation, I want to talk a little bit about being de-motivated. I read an article today on Massively OP talking about how Blizzard can't really control the factors that might draw past dedicated WoW raiders back into the game. I'm...

Staying Motivated Going Into Blaugust2022 Week 4

Blaugust Week 4 is here, and I haven't posted every day, in fact, once I decided not to post every day, my frequency has dropped off quite a bit. I still want to stay motivated to participate and write, but I've set more realistic goals going into the final stretch of...

More About Music – VAs With Amazing Singing Voices

Today I'm going to write a bit about Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, the Daughter of the Sea, and Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical which was originally called Chorus when I backed it on Fig. Backing Summerfall Studios and their RP musical was a no brainer for me,...

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