Well it’s that time of year, where I’ve not got through the current content in any meaningful way as yet, and there is a huge gulp of time to get to the next expansion. So as of around a month or so from now I’ll no longer be playing. I’ve cancelled my account.
I could play casually onward, or lump through alts, or whatever – but those activities will still be waiting if I return, and if I don’t return then I’m not paying for an account which gets only a small amount of play time each month.
Will I be back? Probably when the expansion comes, yes, but unlikely before. Half a year is just too long to wait to see new areas. I can use $15 pcm on something else.
In the interim I hope to do some play-by-post and some pen and paper RPG games, and possibly get some time played in games I’ve got but not really played. StarCraft II, Diablo 3, and a host of smaller games.
Happy killing, TyphoonAndrew
And Nagrand has a date, lucky thing; its in need of a bit of a run. Nagrand & Caelestrasz US gets hooked up on April 10.
We will be connecting the realms listed below on Thursday, April 10 during a scheduled maintenance beginning at 5 a.m. PDT through approximately 1:00 p.m. PDT. Once maintenance is finished, these realm connections will be complete.
Drenden and Arathor
Nagrand and Caelestrasz
It freaked me out, but all it took was closing wow and re-opening. I see so few connectivity related bugs for wow that I looked twice. Apache huh, I guess that is what the cool kids use. Happy gaming.
I had a good quick night playing wow last night, in Warlock mode. I’ve loving Destruction as a spec choice as it takes very little management and stops and starts easily. For long fights it get a bit the same quickly, but I suspect that will change when i start learning how to use the cooldowns and specials I’ve been ignoring while leveling.
After jumping around a few zones my Warlock dinged 90 and I started throwing timeless isle gear at him. After thre 90s have been through the Isle of Random + Random there was a set of Boots, Bracers, Cloak, and two Rings gathering dust in my bank. Then it was a quick quest accept for the Black Prince storyline, another YUP for the start if the Warlock green fire quest, then finally off to timeless isle.
A few minutes in and I had a Chest token, and the bloody random gift gave me Bracers again. Boo hiss. Alas I was only able to get to 455 ilevel, but that felt a lot faster than I remember. As you’d expect it is the trinkets and old-ish blue gear which is holding my ilevel down, and the game tells me I should be doing the older LFRs to gear up. Hmm. Maybe later.
As a fresh 90 I look like a hodge-podge clown suit freak again. Perhaps some transmog is needed to save embarrassment.
I also finally got the mats to craft the Sky Golem, which I think is far more of a fun mount to use than it is too look at. Finally.
Happy killing folks.
WoWers are such murderer hobos.
Well heck, another period of life where playing WoW (or any game) means logging in, checking mail, doing the odd transmute, and then getting back to whatever is urgent IRL.
I don’t mind life being busy as most of it is great stuff but I miss the folks a little. To the guys I banter with, you’re not forgotten.
My little warlock is level 89.5 and I’m really keen to get to 90 soon and look at ow blisteringly difficult the green fire quest is. I was a Warlock in the original game, and played Warlock heavily in TBC. The idea of green fire has always been an uber sexy wishlist and it is really the only reason my warlock is being played.
I’ve read that an item level of greater than 470 makes it more plausible, and after 500 it is muc easier. That makes sense, but it also means I’ll be burning dungeons and lfrs to gear up and I was hoping to avoid too much of that. Ah well, expect to see my noob Warlock in your LFR run. I’ll be in the back with the disturbing smile and the goal to win on threat.
Some refs for later
Well finally some great news for Nagrand US. We are to be merged with Caelestrasz, where a few of the folks from our Nagrand server went to. So I basically get to have twice the alts and still be on the same realm as my friends.
Blizzard +1, awesome work. After my recent rant about Nagrand not having a plan I feel like a direct whine was addressed. Very impressed.
When? No idea, but after 4 April at least.
Happy killing folks!
A expansion teaser … New race – gender confused Demon hunter. I smiled. 400 man raids. Kek.
WoW Moviewatch: Trailer for Burning Crusades 2.