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Hey, whatever happened to that Ditto guy??

So once again Ditto has been offline longer than intended – full disclosure, I have bronchitis, so doing any recording (or anything more than, say, coughing a lot)  has been problematic.  Sorry about that – after everything else and my big lack of updates in 2016 in general (that was just the worst year, wasn’t it??)  I really did make a promise to myself to give my fans at least a few videos a week, and I’ve had to backtrack on that a bit – I am sorry about that, but with the bronchitis I’ve had to rest a lot more.  I’m sure you all understand….

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I have still been playing Wizard101 a bunch and I’m still having a ton of fun, I really am!!  I’m playing through Khrysalis (still – I know…) and I’m still getting back into the swing of things as far as the streaming goes, but I’m on the mend and will definitely be focusing on lots more streaming coming soon.  I think I’m really going to focus on Wizard101 (and probably more Pirate101, since I do love the story there) but my experiments with other game streams did not go as well as I had hoped – I’m the Wizard101 monster, so I’m thinking I should focus on what I do best, right??  That makes sense, right?

Finally – my last video, which I think has some audio issues and a complete lack of focus because, as I said, bronchitis and such… I don’t know if I ever posted it anywhere so here it is… Not much there, but hey, it’s still fun, right?

 

So what else do people want to see?  How can Ditto revitalize his channel once he comes back from all this?  Thoughts?  Ideas?  Clever limericks?

Ditto versus Death Month! Is the bloggy thingy really needed?

Ditto is once again adventuring in the spiral, still working his way through Khrysalis (yes, two worlds behind right now… working on it) – This is an intense one with a big boss fight, against this crazy death moth boss monster…

I’m curious – is the Bloggy Thingy still needed?  Just about all my content is YouTube and Twitch and Twitter, so people don’t really need to go through the blog to get my new stuff (and in fact the newest stuff is on Twitch and YouTube well before I post it here….)  – I don’t get much in the way of comments or fan interaction here, so I’m wondering if there’s anything other than contests that people come here for?  Leave a comment if there’s anything you come to the bloggy thingy for, and if there’s more that you’d like to see here?  Non-video non-gameplay posts, anything like that??

Ditto was Definitely Abducted by Aliens….

So Alien Abduction is the story I’m sticking to…  Totally true, that’s what happened, the end….

Here is a new gameplay video, with Ditto delving deep into Khrysalis, fighting monsters to get stinky stuff to get through spiderwebs…  And then it got really crazy!!  Thankfully I met up with a great pick up group who helped me in the intense battle for the Moon Gem…  It was a lot of fun – I’m so glad to get back from my alien encounter so I can play again!   The audio does get messed up in there a bit – I have some technical issues, but it’s not too bad…

 

I’ll be back on and streaming more, now that the aliens let me go, but I’m not sure what to do about The Daring Adventures of Ditto?  I’ve been out of the game so long,  I’m not even sure where to start but hey, if people are still interested I can probably get Miss Narrator out of cold storage and start putting together some all new daring adventures…  Ditto’s Daring Adventures in the grocery store, daring adventures at the DMV, daring adventures eating pizza…   could be fun, right?

 

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas… Ditto Style 

Hey there! Yes I know I’ve been missing in action for a bit, but I did not want to miss my yearly tradition of reading my favorite holiday poem!!

Ditto is still having fun with Asheron’s Call

So Ditto is still playing ‘Asheron’s Call’ a bit – it’s challenging, playing an MMORPG that started 17 years ago!  There are a lot of things we kind of take for granted in modern online games that just don’t exist in Asheron’s Call, like quest guides and such…  Today I just ran across the world in a random direction – no portals, no loading screens, just open landscape, mountains, rivers, and the occasional strange monster who wants to eat me; why do they always want to eat me?

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I did find a town and talked to some folks, got to know the vendors, etc… – for such an old game, most people are very high level and I just made level 6, but the areas closest to the town seem appropriate to lower levels, so I didn’t get eaten (though it was close, I’ll admit).

So are my fans interested in more of this exploration?   Do people want to see more old-school gaming in Asheron’s Call on a regular basis?  Or should I just stick to Wizard101 and Pirate101 and do more adventuring there?  I’m looking forward to getting feedback, what do my fans want to see more of?  Let me know!

New Gameplay – More Asheron’s Call fun!

Ditto continues his introduction to the still fun Asheron’s Call – in this video we trek through a very creepy spooky dungeon full of murderous giant insects!  The was very dark and the sounds – ew, those sounds when the weird bug doors opened and closed, I won’t soon forget those!

New Gameplay Video – Ditto plays Asheron’s Call! Old School Gaming Fun!

Ditto takes a ride in the wayback machine and plays an MMORPG that got started on November 2, 1999!!  I’m pretty sure I’ve got fans and followers that weren’t even born when this game came out!

So this This is the very interesting character creation system, with a lot of very detailed character creation choices that feel more like old-school tabletop RPG character creation than a modern game, which was cool.  This also has the first half of the game intro tutorial and that’s a lot of fun too…  I have to say, this game is still pretty great, even though it’s been around for close to 20 years!!