Small things that delight

Sometimes, when you feel like The Big Picture is depressing, the best course of action is to focus on the small things, both good and bad. The good small things make you smile, and you can see how to fix the bad small things. It makes the Big Thing seem more manageable. I am not … Continue reading Small things that delight

Phasing out armor crafting?

Today, let’s talk professions in WoW. I have never been a profession geek in the game, but I have usually pursued them and had a lot of fun with them. I look upon them as an integral part of the game, and one of my main goals for alts is to have at least one … Continue reading Phasing out armor crafting?

Blizz – cheapskates and skinflints

If I could actually ask a question at this year’s Blizzcon World of Warcraft Q&A, it would be this: Why has Blizz become so miserly? I am talking about things like: Mission table quests. The gold from them is not even close to what we got from Legion class hall missions. There is absolutely zero … Continue reading Blizz – cheapskates and skinflints

Back — and cranky

Hey, all. Well, vacation is over — although “vacation” is not really the right term, as I was engaged in a lot of manual labor every day. I even took a slight break from WoW — would go two or three days without logging in, usually on evenings when I was too beat to do … Continue reading Back — and cranky

That’s what he said

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

The cost of raiding

Last night our guild held a pre-raid event. The idea was that anyone wishing to raid should show up at the raid time, and the GM would organize everyone into 5-man teams to run dungeons to help gear everyone up for next week. We only had about 10 people show up, even though I am … Continue reading The cost of raiding