DC’ed from inspiration

This is just one of those days when I have absolutely zero idea of a decent topic to write on. It happens. Thus, here are a series of disconnected thoughts, in no particular order. — For a chuckle, check out this clever post by long-time blogger Elkagorasa the Casual. If you have ever done M+ … Continue reading DC’ed from inspiration

The demise of casual guilds

Last night, as I was interviewing a prospective guild recruit, it struck me that I was almost desperate for this person to like and join our guild, especially since they were a raider. It wouldn’t have done to let it show, but nevertheless I recognized the attitude was there. WTF? We are a Day One … Continue reading The demise of casual guilds

Overflowing trash

Last night, bowing to Blizz’s pseudo-warning that we all better get our M+ runs in before tomorrow’s patch if we want to get a good start on accumulating the new currency, a few of us ran some M+ dungeons. As none of us had been running M+ this expansion, we had to start out running … Continue reading Overflowing trash

Guild hopping and the professionalization of M+

Over the weekend I had a chance to do some one on one chats with a few players I met online through our guild recruitment advertisements. It was both a frustrating and an enlightening experience. It was frustrating because so many of the players demanded an exact guild fit to their individual needs. For example, … Continue reading Guild hopping and the professionalization of M+

Is WoW bleeding subscriptions?

A month or so ago there was a small flap concerning World of Warcraft subscriptions. As Blizzard stopped publishing subscription numbers in Warlords of Draenor — when they were losing literally millions every quarter — any perceived “leak” of subscription numbers attracted a lot of attention. The source of the information was an October tweet … Continue reading Is WoW bleeding subscriptions?

Battle for Azeroth wearing thin already?

I love playing World of Warcraft. I may not be the stereotypical fangirl, but it says something that I have played it all these years, with no real break. If anything, I play more hours each week now than I did when I first started the game. I just want to get that out there, … Continue reading Battle for Azeroth wearing thin already?

Battle for Azeroth: Legion transmog?

Admin note: I will be taking next week off as a short spring break. I will return to this space on Monday, April 2. Maybe it is just a reflection of the long dragged-out winter we are having, but most of the things I read about Battle for Azeroth seem depressing. (WARNING, RANT FOLLOWS) And … Continue reading Battle for Azeroth: Legion transmog?