There are almost certainly going to be spoilers in this blog for the foreseeable future — if you do not wish to have any pre-knowledge of the next WoW expansion, do not read it. Blizzcon has come and gone, and we got the next expansion announcement many of us were expecting. Over the next few … Continue reading Intermission
I think I mentioned a few weeks ago that, for the first time in my WoW life, I bought a virtual ticket to Blizzcon. The only reason I did it is because I wanted the in-game mount they were using as an enticement. Clearly, the ploy worked for some people. I do like the mount, … Continue reading Blizzcon. Whee and danke shoen.
Last night I ditched what was left of my principles and bought a virtual ticket for Blizzcon 2017. Yeah, I know. I'm not proud of it. For years I have haughtily disdained the groupie-like behavior I stereotyped Blizzcon-goers as. It was a kind of badge of honor for me that I could wait, like an … Continue reading Abandoning the moral high ground
Well, it's that time again -- rumors are ramping up about WoW's next expansion. This is one of my favorite seasons in the cycle of the game, a time when anything is possible, when you can hope for your fondest game wishes to be fulfilled, when you can be excited about something new and shiny … Continue reading Let the speculation begin
We are coming up on a year of Legion, so it might be a good time to stand back and take a look at it from a little more long-range perspective. And, since I am coming off a short break, indulge myself in some unfounded speculation. So when I step back and look at Legion, … Continue reading Wild theory time
Looking back over my education, I think the single most important skill I learned was to ask questions. The Jesuits who schooled me were big believers in the Socratic Method, so we were not only encouraged but required to ask questions as part of every learning process. Sure, fractions and Shakespeare and the date of … Continue reading So many questions, so little time