Leveling retrenchment, sort of

My last post listed some of the top complaints about Patch 8.0.1. There were five, but since then, complaints about two of the topics (full screen mode and personal loot) have taken a back seat to the explosion of irate forum posts about the other three. I think I can confidently say the top three are … Continue reading Leveling retrenchment, sort of

Blizz’s wall of silence

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

Aaaand we’re off!

I am pronouncing Legion officially ended. Oh yes, I know technically we have months to go in this expansion, and lots of people are still totally engrossed in it, but for all practical purposes it has shifted from a windshield view to one we see in the rear view mirror. Battle for Azeroth is now … Continue reading Aaaand we’re off!

Let’s talk AP

I don't normally post on Tuesdays or Thursdays, but today I felt the need to comment. With the reset,  Blizz announced in the latest hotfixes that the cap on artifact knowledge (AK) will now be 40 instead of 50, the level it was set to at the beginning of 7.2. Their reasoning is worth quoting (emphasis … Continue reading Let’s talk AP

Miscellaneous stuff

No big topic today, just a few incomplete thoughts about the game that have been rattling around in my head. Flying. At last, over the weekend, I completed Legion Pathfinder Part 2. The long pole in the tent for me was getting revered with Legionfall Armies. I had lost a couple days questing the previous … Continue reading Miscellaneous stuff

What. The. Hell.

August 10 hotfixes to hunters: Cobra Commander’s Sneaky Snakes (Artifact trait) damage increased by 25%. Thunderslash (Artifact trait) damage reduced by 50%. Thunderslash (Artifact trait) deals 30% less damage with the Dire Frenzy talent. There are BM hunters who have built their entire play style and gear setup around Thunderslash and its interactions, have gone … Continue reading What. The. Hell.

Breaking news: Cobra Shot to wiggle more

It's no secret that I am beyond disgusted with the way Blizz has treated hunters ever since they trashed and then abandoned SV hunters in WoD. After promising to make SV better in "the next expansion", they proceeded to complete their destruction of it by making it a melee spec in Legion, and a pretty … Continue reading Breaking news: Cobra Shot to wiggle more