Category Archives: World of Warcraft

Torghast seems rather fun

My exploration of the Shadowlands post-cap content continues, and I’m thinking that Torghast is a rather fun content-type. I’ll caveat that with a few conditions: I’m only playing it duo or with a larger group, not soloing it, plus I’m … Continue reading

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“My mana is low”

When we started playing World of Warcraft Classic we were suddenly reminded of all the ‘error’ phrases that characters say if they are low on resources, you know the ones: “My mana is low”, “Not enough energy”, etc. They were … Continue reading

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Pre-expansion zerging #WorldofWarcraft

I wasn’t sure what to expect from the pre-Shadowlands content patch, but so far it has been very different to what I though it would be. From what I’ve seen there’s sign yet of the undead plague, yet, though I … Continue reading

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Quests that make you go nope… #WoWClassic

Last night I did the second half of the prequels for my druid’s class quest in Sunken Temple. The first half was a very Vanilla-standard grindy gathering quest: with mobs and nodes that had an annoyingly irregular drop-rate. I had … Continue reading

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Finding novelty in familiar places #WoWClassic

Our Horde journey through Classic World of Warcraft’s Azeroth continues, and I remain impressed with the zone design, and the little details lovingly placed around them. Movement is so slow and the old zones are not so familiar, yet, for … Continue reading

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Feeling the effects of party composition #WoWClassic

World of Warcraft Classic, with its older, more unique class design has the double-edged sword of party composition as a stronger element to gameplay. I’ve seen this in our second dungeon-party leveling experience. All of us have commented at times … Continue reading

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24 November for Shadowlands (EU)

For once the arrival of a new World of Warcraft expansion isn’t badly timed for me; looking back through previous launches it usually coincided with a work trip or a holiday, some reason why I couldn’t be there to jump … Continue reading

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Exile reached #WorldofWarcraft

So husband and I finally played through Exile’s Reach yesterday, the new starter zone for World of Warcraft, introduced in the pre-patch for the Shadowlands expansion. It took us a few hours, played at a leisurely pace, with lots of … Continue reading

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Solo vs multiplayer in MMORPGs #WorldofWarcraft

So far in World of Warcraft retail, post-patch, we’ve mostly just been running gold emissary dailies – hardly a real test of the new class changes. I’ve also been ticking off some other pre-expansion items, notably unlocking the Vulpera allied … Continue reading

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Here we go again

So, I had deliberately delayed my next post to today to be able to write about the new pre-patch system changes and some first impressions of WoW Retail’s brave new world. As it happens, I didn’t think to log in … Continue reading

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