In case you missed the hubbub and fantastic conversation with my previous (and aptly titled) GearScore post, here’s your opportunity to get in on the conversation. There have also been a lot of responses written in the blogosphere to it, and all of them make pretty valid points. I hope you enjoy reading the conversation… Continue reading Saturday Zen: GearScore, The Sequel
Let’s get one thing out of the way: I hate GearScore. I hate it. Hate it. HATE it. It sucks. It’s an arbitrary number that an addon assigns to my character in order to determine my worth as a player. Not to mention that it’s a broken system that is too easy to exploit. And… Continue reading OMG GEARSCORE SUX!1!11!!!!, or Why I Might Quit World of Warcraft
I have always enjoyed franchise fiction. Whether it’s Star Wars, Dragonlance, Magic: The Gathering, or something else entirely, I like having a veritable library of books at my disposal when I want to completely engross myself in a shared intellectual property. Before now, however, I had avoided the Warcraft franchise novels because my first experience… Continue reading Book Review: “World of Warcraft – Arthas – Rise of the Lich King” by Christie Golden
As I ease myself back into blogging after my literature-teaching-enduced hiatus, I figure I’ll start with something relatively easy to write about to get me back in the swing of things: World of Warcraft. Well, my Paladin is level 80 now. I spent some time in instances and got him a 4600 gearscore, which—while not… Continue reading Do I have WoW ADD or Am I an Altoholic?
I am not a “get rich quick” kind of guy. Never have been. But I stumbled upon a single aspect of World of Warcraft that I’ve been utilizing to keep my characters gemmed, enchanted, and epically flying for almost two years now. I disenchant Avenging Blades sold in Halaa (the PvP city in Nagrand) and… Continue reading Beej’s Trick to Making Easy, Fast Gold in World of Warcraft