Category Archives: World Of Warcraft

A Pre-expansion Exposition

Ah, the upgrade to 6.02. A pruning of abilities.  New character models. It’s been good.  When my Warrior partied up with my wife’s Shaman, she granted me a Mastery buff, and I granted her a Vengeance buff, both done automatically it seems.  … Continue reading

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While my client quietly patches.

Ah, all those years ago.  November 2004.  Fall bringing down the leaves off the trees.  A new game coming out of the box.  (Remember those?  Six sides?  Cardboard.  … Physical?  I’m dating myself, I know!)  World of Warcraft.  It was … Continue reading

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My Shaman on another server

I remember, way back, seeing the “others” come from another server.  Seems they’d left their overcrowded home world and came to ours.  With names like Hammerclaw (a PvP Paladin.  A Paladin??!?!!) and gear like “Who are those guys???,” me and mine felt very provincial … Continue reading

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Five 90s

So far, pre-Warlords of Draenor I’ve got 5 90s. Cenotaph and Sunstriker I soloed through on my own. Msaker and Greenclaw I partnered with my wife’s Droonda and Itarilda and we quested our Horde and Alliance couples to 90. Outrageous … Continue reading

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A Battle.net Queue??

“It’s a busy day for Battle.net! To help everyone log in, you’ve been placed in a queue.” What in blazes is a queue? I haven’t seen one of those in many, many years!

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Wasn’t even trying (too hard).

A while back the wife and I had an Undead couple.  She was a Shadow Priest, me a Mage.  We were both level 27.  We ran into a monster in Hillsbrad called Yetimus the Yetilord.  We didn’t stand a chance.  … Continue reading

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Why all the One-Monthers? (And where’s the next Ten-Yearer?)

The last post was based on something I saw over on The Ancient Gaming Noob asking (ALT:ernative survey request) about our (almost!) first ten years in World of Warcraft. Before I headed overseas a couple of times I’d been playing Neverwinter Nights on AOL with … Continue reading

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