A small mental exercise

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

What a week!

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!

Legion professions — sometimes it really is about the destination

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

Where do you see WoW a year from now?

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?