Category Archives: Musings

The kindness of strangers

Several incidents come to mind. Now I’m usually just floored by the anti-social behavior of folks in-game.  Parking a mammoth on a blood pool you need to fish for the fishing daily.  Snowballs to knock teammates off the bridge outside … Continue reading

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350 Cooking for about 15g.

Tobold brought this up the other day. I guess I’m an “uphill, in the snow, both ways” kind of guy. I actually slaughtered boars outside Karanos, Raptors outside of Theramore, Ravagers outside of Honor Hold, etc., to level up my … Continue reading

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Grind & Craft, now PvP.

I’ve got five level 80 characters.  Four of them are Crusaders.  I don’t have the time, or inclination anymore, to get the fifth to Crusader, or anyone else in the “up and coming” ranks either.  The fifth started the process, but given he’s my … Continue reading

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What I take away from the Pardo interview

What happens when a hardcore guildmaster of hardcore raiders designs a game: World of This Prologue You come from a humble background and are brought to the big city to prepare yourself for the war you’ve only heard about. Chapter 1 Level … Continue reading

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Dragon Age: Origins

First off, we weren’t going to get this game.  I wasn’t totally thrilled with the trailers I’d seen (I thought the graphics looked dated).  The wife was thinking between WoW, Lotro, occasionally Warhammer, when would she get a chance to … Continue reading

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Ahead by a Century

Ahead by a Century I don’t know why exactly, but I love this song by the Tragically Hip, a Canadian group. I first heard them, this song, listening to Iceberg on Sirius radio.  After seeing the cool video on YouTube I … Continue reading

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Hunka hunka burning sameness

If Elvis were talking about burning love, you’d be thinking “Wow, he’s talking about something remarkable. Something worth singing about. Something he thinks we’d all be interested in knowing about.” Ooh-hoo-hoo, I feel my temp’rature rising Help me I’m flamin’, … Continue reading

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It’s me, not you. Not really. It’s you.

I was doing quests in Storm Peaks.  Again.  The intro to the Sons of Hodir quests and I was doing some running around for Thorim. Once upon a time, that is to say the first three times I did these … Continue reading

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Here there be dragons.

We decided to stop in a cafe along the beach for a wine and beer and some shrimp.  Somebody at another table said “It looks like the Loch Ness Monster,” referring to the post-sunset scene.  (I had photographed the sun … Continue reading

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No. No! NOOOOO!!!!!

Here I am.  On vacation down in Florida.  West Coast.  Nice place.  Pool.  Across the street from the Gulf.  Weather started out a little cloudy and wound up being cloudless and warmer than usual for this time of year. The … Continue reading

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