Over the past few years, I have written several times about WoW’s player groups, often asking the question, “Who does Blizz think their player base is?” Although lately I have accused Blizz of designing only for elite and professional players, I really think it’s more the case that they don’t have a clear idea of … Continue reading A small mental exercise
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
Well, we are almost a week into Battle for Azeroth, and I think my overwhelming feeling is one of delight combined with confused exhaustion. First, the launch — I thought it was surprisingly smooth and trouble-free, but I know from the forums that was not the case for all realms. For those of you that … Continue reading What a week!
Background (you can skip this part and still get the gist of the post): For many years -- probably most of my life now that I think about it -- I have subscribed to the philosophy of "It's about the journey, not the destination." (For reference, I think this is a variation of the original … Continue reading Legion professions — sometimes it really is about the destination
Administrative edit: I am taking a holiday break and will see you all after New Year's. To all my readers, whether or not you celebrate Christmas, I wish you warmth and happiness and love in this season of hope and throughout the coming year. "Where do you see yourself five years from now?" Most of … Continue reading Where do you see WoW a year from now?