Last Friday, Reddit hosted an “Ask Me Anything” livestream for Mr. Game Director Hazzikostas and a few devs. I watched some of it unfold but had to go do something else about an hour into it. If you did not see it at the time, probably the easiest way to review it is to read … Continue reading That’s what he said
I have spent the better part of Battle for Azeroth thus far being confounded by the intricacies of the whole Azerite gear system. Parts of it are obvious, yet many other parts are a dark labyrinth I seem to be navigating blindfolded. I decided to try and break it out into a system I can understand, … Continue reading Azerite labyrinth
The Warfront queue now requires a minimum item level of 320. This 11-word announced hotfix has, predictably, set off a firestorm of protest among WoW players — mostly Alliance. And in my opinion, they have a point. Whether by design or stupidity and tone-deafness, Blizz has shown undeniable favoritism to Horde players in this entire … Continue reading Thoughts on the Warfronts debacle
I love playing World of Warcraft. I may not be the stereotypical fangirl, but it says something that I have played it all these years, with no real break. If anything, I play more hours each week now than I did when I first started the game. I just want to get that out there, … Continue reading Battle for Azeroth wearing thin already?
Last night was our second raid night in Battle for Azeroth. The first night, Tuesday, we managed to get through the first five bosses in Uldir. Last night we tackled the last three, and I regret to say we only managed to down one — Zul. Of course, a bad night raiding in WoW is … Continue reading Raid creep
Friday when I posted, I completely forgot that this is a long Labor Day holiday weekend in the US. Had I remembered, I would probably have given my readers notice that I would not be posting today. But I did not remember, so you all are stuck with a catch-as-catch-can post. I did play WoW … Continue reading Labor Day musings
Now that we are close to finishing the second full week of Battle for Azeroth, I am — finally — starting to feel a reassuring sense of familiarity with it. Oh, sure, I still feel overwhelmed by all the things I want to do and self-pressured to rush through some of them, but things are … Continue reading Settling in