Author Archives: Kinless

About Kinless

Gamer. Engineer. Lived lots of places.

Tidal waves

Blizzard does some great cinematic videos.

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Blinded by the light.

I’d never tried Boomkin spec.  I had some gear I cobbled together to try my hand at Druid Resto (never did), it’s got +Int, so I thought “What the heck.”  (Or whatever a Kaldorei Padawan of Cenarius might say.) So … Continue reading

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The Waters Cool.

Have you noticed the new in-game water effect?  It ripples nicely. Coupled with that are intense lag in Dalaran, intense lag when my Pally uses Judgement or other spell effects, even tournament jousting is pretty much lagalicious, the fact that … Continue reading

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Pre-WotLK vs. Pre-Cataclysm

Before Wrath of the Lich King came out, I was in a successful raiding guild.  Not the greatest, bleeding edge, raiding guild.  But we visited Mt. Hyjal and met Archimonde.  We visited the Black Temple, and knocked on Illidian’s own … Continue reading

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Gnomeregan Pride

I love the silly things they introduce every now and then. Makes me wonder if there’s a Horde equivalent. Update: There is a Horde equivalent.  And it apparently also rewards a cloak with either Gnomeregan or Darkspear emblem on it. … Continue reading

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Joust doing it

I’d been wondering if I’d ever done it. Then I did it and kept all *seven* of debuffs on me for the jousting. Oh, I wasn’t always the jousting machine.  I would do the whack-whack-whack-charge-whack-whack routine.  Took forever. Now I … Continue reading

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The scammers make me laugh

No invite from the beta yet for me, but that’s not keeping some good folks in China from inviting me to sign up for it on, or  It changes day to day.  Either Blizzard has gone insane, and … Continue reading

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Kinless no more.

I’d ask “Horde or Alliance?” but this little baby boy could be most any player in Wintergrasp. And, yes, I’ve said goodbye to sleep apparently.

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Pass the fire ants please.

(Ah.  Authenticators in place we’re back in business.) I was thinking last night as I traversed the dock in Menethil that things weren’t always so tranquil.  That is to say, things weren’t so tranquil on the PvP server I was … Continue reading

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Nice. Blizzard’s 7 day a week hotline?  It’s been “full queue” every time I tried.  5 minutes after opening shop, on a Sunday morning, and their “on hold” queue is full for the day??  They don’t even bother trying, sending … Continue reading

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