I’ve been doing some hard thinking about World of Warcraft in the past couple of days, specifically my own relationship to it. In the “death by a thousand cuts” metaphor, this latest Blizz decision on mount equipment may turn out to be the final mortal cut. I will likely stick around to see the announcement … Continue reading This may be the line
I am trying to be excited about Patch 8.2, trying to give Blizz the benefit of the doubt. I really am. But it seems like every time I turn around they announce yet another stupid idea. The latest one is the "perk" we will get to "allow" "equipment" on mounts. At first glance this sounded … Continue reading And the hits just keep on coming
Starting the second week of Battle for Azeroth, I am still feeling a bit overwhelmed. I am trying to develop a routine, so that I don’t spend time flailing around trying to figure out what to do for the evening. But I am still so unfamiliar with the new expansion that I spend a ton … Continue reading Disorganized
Last night and this morning I’ve been entertaining myself by reading some of the most popular 8.0-related threads on the forums. Judging solely by numbers of posts, it seems like the patch changes evoking the most emotion are (more or less in order): Communities/Guild interface Removal of full screen mode Personal loot (still) Leveling changes … Continue reading Blizz’s wall of silence
Admin note: I will be taking next week off as a short spring break. I will return to this space on Monday, April 2. Maybe it is just a reflection of the long dragged-out winter we are having, but most of the things I read about Battle for Azeroth seem depressing. (WARNING, RANT FOLLOWS) And … Continue reading Battle for Azeroth: Legion transmog?
On Friday I finally got my void elf mage leveled. It took me what seemed like forever but in reality was about /played 4 days. Yes, I know, that is pretty slow. Towards the end I just gave up on efficient leveling and began a sort of grim grinding, doing a few things like some … Continue reading New leveling process — nope
This will be a short post today, due to “surprise” in-law visit. 😡 When Blizz announced a 110 character boost as part of the pre-purchase of Battle for Azeroth, I was pleased. I have made use of boosts for several characters, have even separately purchased at least one. I always thought the benefits of the … Continue reading 110 character boost stinks