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About Kinless

Gamer. Engineer. Lived lots of places.

Curse you, RNG

My first Oracles egg netted my Orc Warrior a green proto-drake. I’m not sure which egg thereafter netted my Human Paladin one. So far my Hunter, Druid, Shaman, and other Paladin remain joyless. My wife’s Orc, the Shaman Princess, has … Continue reading

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Red Shirt, white Name Card

The Red Shirt guy at BlizzCon who called the developers on some lore.  He’s gotten some small amount of attention lately.  My wife tells me he appeared on The Soup.  He’s the topic of a WoWInsider article.  He’s featured in-game … Continue reading

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Class Q&A at BlizzCon

Some amusing questions and answers. One guys leads with “I’ve got 390 days played on my warrior, and I’ve got lots of achievements and I don’t want to waste my time rolling another character….” Say what?  390 days played in … Continue reading

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Virtually there

Geek is… If you get the reference you too are one. So, virtually at BlizzCon, it was funny, as Metzen mentioned Star Wars and seemed to get a little choked up thinking how parents are getting to take their kids … Continue reading

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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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