Assholes and idiots

So over the weekend I tried to run a few alts through Antorus the Burning Throne LFR. Okay, I know I was pretty much asking for it by running LFR at the end of the week, but holy guacamole what a loony bin it was. Every time. All I wanted was some gear and AP, … Continue reading Assholes and idiots

There is an “I” in “raid”

I have previously expressed my dismay at the extreme class pruning that has resulted in hunters having a diminished role as an all-purpose raid utility player. In both Mists and WoD, I loved being the raid DLJ (Dirty Little Jobs) player — the one who always either volunteered or was voluntold to take care of … Continue reading There is an “I” in “raid”

Of greed and morality

A few days ago the Washington Post published an investigative piece about World of Warcraft. Well, it wasn't exactly about that -- it was about Internet Gaming Entertainment (IGE) and that company's involvement in what we can most charitably call the gray market of internet gaming -- gold farming, maxed-avatar selling, gear selling, etc. And of … Continue reading Of greed and morality

Cheats and chiselers and lines not to be crossed

Blizzard just announced that they had "taken action" against some players who were accepting real world currency for in-game assistance, such as carrying players for raid clears. You can read the Blue Post here, courtesy of MMO-C. This is absolutely reasonable action from Blizz. The activities were clear violations of the Terms of Service agreement, … Continue reading Cheats and chiselers and lines not to be crossed