Saturday, October 31, 2009

When Worlds Collide

Harry Potter meets World of Warcraft! The Griffindor team just got a whole lot beefier!

Friday, October 30, 2009

I am so looking forward to this day to be over…Dinner and drinks with friends and then raiding with the guild! That’s a perfect Friday evening for me!

I’m only one Hallowed Helm short of getting Hallowed on my Mage but at this point I am so sick of The Horseman and his stupid rings that I don’t care if I get it or not. Just crossing my fingers that I’ll get it from Trick or Treating.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Loremaster Kalimdor!

Completed by escorting the robot chicken in Tanaris :)

Now the Cataclysm can come and reshape Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms and I'll feel that I've visited every nook and cranny of the old world.

I fear that Outlands Loremaster is next on my list - anyone want to help me become King of the Ogres? They loved me in Dire Maul!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


That's right - I did Wintergrasp! Wheee!!!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Loremaster of the Eastern Kingdoms?


I got this achievement by doing the “Another Message to Wildhammer” quest line. Even though it’s called Loremaster I certainly didn’t read all the text for the 550 quests. Why did those trolls in Grom’gol need blue crystals from goblins? Dunno – don’t care!

It was much the same when I went through the “Well Read” Achievement. It did cross my mind that the books were written and put into the game as little bit of extra lore so I should read them. But a few times I had Alliance guards booting my butt around so many times I just clicked them and was off again. Stupid Alliance!

WTB 70 quests in Kalimdor! From what I’ve read on forums, this one is the challenge, especially for Horde. I’ve also read that the quests for Mauradon count towards the achievement, but we’ll see how desperate I get.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

How's My Healing?

It is sure to be short-lived but I have been enjoying playing Ianto again. We shall see how long it lasts, but healing low level stuff has been ejoyable.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Misdirect>Serpent Sting>Explosive Shot>Black Arrow>Steady Shot>KILL SHOT

From the 3.3 patch notes:


Misdirection: Redesigned. Instead of having finite charges, it now begins a 4-second timer when the hunter using Misdirection performs a threat-generating attack, during which all threat generated by the hunter goes to the friendly target. In addition, multiple hunters can now misdirect threat to the same friendly target simultaneously.

This is a sweet, sweet change. Since we hunters put out such AWESOME DPS misdirect is a blessing. Wait, no, Feign Death is a blessing… When I see a fellow hunter cast misdirect before me I shake my fist in frustration (at myself for not getting there first). But now we can all cast it and blow our dps loads up front and not have to worry about getting too much aggro.

The four-second timer should enable us to squeeze out an extra shot or two. Another win for Hunters everywhere!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

@darthregis Nice work on the BBB reply! Well said!

I’m ticking away at Loremaster (Eastern Kingdoms & Kalimdor) on Pacheco. I am very far away (440/550 and 535/685) from the stage where I’m trying to find quests. I skipped a lot while levelling this toon mostly due to the fact that I shit-scared a lot of the time. Sometimes I would abandon quest chains because I didn’t want to go back to the place I had just been or did not pick up quests that were in the same area. Escort quest? No thanks! Lots of group quests were ignored because up until about my 30’s (when the guild formed) I did not want to talk to anyone and I didn’t respond to /whispers from strangers. In a game with millions of people I preferred to be left alone (and that’s generally still the case).

Sometimes it is boring do all the back and forth traveling and grinding but I’m thinking of it as a way to pay homage to the zones before they get destroyed/reshaped. I could also do this by playing any one of my level 20 alts, but Pacheco gets the “honour”.