Category Archives: World of Warcraft

Autumnal gaming 2019

As has happened before, a period of absence from gaming has soft-rebooted my gaming selection somewhat, though it is not unexpected. A break from WoW Classic and Battle for Azeroth for just over two weeks left me unmotivated to play … Continue reading

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Autumn begins… gaming update

A seasonal change is upon us once more and I’m feeling a bit itchy for change myself. I’ll be on a break from gaming soon due to travel and that had me wondering if it’ll break my habits when I … Continue reading

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The solo crafting trap

Playing World of Warcraft Classic last night I commented on how nice it is to have crafting feel so relevant. It’s not trivial to level and gather materials for crafting in this version of the game, plus bag space is … Continue reading

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Zones that are a pain to traverse

If you read many of the blogs covering World of Warcraft Classic you’d think that making zones a pain to traverse is a good way to motivate play. From what I’ve played so far time spent running back and forth … Continue reading

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Always playing catchup

My earliest memories of MMORPG gaming involve playing catchup to friends, old and new, in World of Warcraft. The Burning Crusade expansion came out scant months before I started playing (by my recogning in March 2007). So when husband and … Continue reading

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Self-imposed difficulty in MMORPGs

I was reading a post by Naithin at Time to Loot this morning about “Playin’ by new Rules” and it got me thinking about my own rather varied MMORPG gaming history. The post details a community-invented ‘Iron Man’ ruleset that … Continue reading

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My experience of playing Classic so far

There’s a lot of discussion around the appeal of World of Warcraft Classic at the moment, take a recent Aggrochat podcast for a wide range of chat about what sorts of players they see playing in their guild. My own … Continue reading

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