The big bad beta screenshot blog post

August 11th, 2010 § 2 comments § permalink

Rather then deluge you in a veritable torrent of content light image posts I’m just going to chuck all my screenshots into one Cataclysm imagery grab bag.

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I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it

August 10th, 2010 § 1 comment § permalink

I’ve been really struggling to think of engaging, useful content to pepper your inboxes with—this blog writing thing is not really all that easy to get into—but it looks like I’ll have something new to show you everyday now 🙂

Remember kids, never click on links in emails. Go immediately to and see for yourself

Do you RP?

July 19th, 2010 § 6 comments § permalink

I need to stand on things else I can't reachMeet Grokknome; he’s the character I created to make some real money on the AH. Actually, scratch that, he was originally created for a level 1 gnome hogger raid. You know, before they nerfed that particular piece of fun. If I recall correctly  the 40 or so of us that had gathered managed to kill hogger just fine—we then went on a tour of Dalaran before jumping out of the sewer pipe in some sort of mass Gnomish suicide pact.

After all this I found that I’d become rather attached to the fellow; I mean, how can you not, with his bald head, jug ears and tasty goatee/tache combo. From that day forward he became my trusty AH (dis)enchanter companion. He’s not always camped out in front of the Dwarfen hottieauctioneer either as I regularly find him ganking healers in Warsong Gulch.

But now I suppose I’ve come to the crux of this whole article. Despite not playing on a Role Play realm—despite not ever being interested in that kind of thing before now—I find myself properly identifying with this little guy’s personality. He’s a shameless, cheeky, womanising scamp who’ll /flirt at anything female and has a particular liking for women of the Dwarfen kind. He’s had more then a few /slap‘s, and will usually evoke at least a /gasp or a /blush (all in-game emotes I might add, the line is drawn at harassing pixels). The thing is, I don’t know why I do it—I really haven’t a clue; perhaps it’s the way he dances?

But all this has got me thinking—I can’t be the only one. Can I?

The trip has indeed been long

June 26th, 2010 § 1 comment § permalink

Here be (rideable violet) dragons

I’d like to thank all the people who’d made the last year as enjoyable as it has been. Despite having been playing this game for over a year now I’ve still got so much to see and do – so for that I’d like to thank blizzard, but not for The Turkinator for that they can all go sit in the naughty corner.

Raid leading and me

June 24th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

Sometime back in the dim and distant past I became aware of what exactly the endgame entailed for most players and I embarked on a quest to get into one of my guilds raiding teams. Although I was rapidly picking up gear from heroics and buying my T9 gear with my Triumph emblems I was still vastly under geared for any of the content that the teams were running and so was unlikely to even be added as a bench member. Fortunately for me the guild leader of the time was putting together a 4th team and so I signed my name up and waited for some raiding action to appear in my calendar. A week later – and with no sign of any raids – I checked on the guild forums to find that without a leader to organise things the members of the team that had so far been assembled weren’t likely to be going anywhere.

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Hello world!

June 18th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink

Me, on a dragon. In the Dalaran sewer

So I’ve finally gotten around to this whole blogging thing. I wouldn’t expect much at the moment to be honest since I’m still getting warmed up to the whole idea but before long I’ll be spamming your RSS feeds with all sorts of thoughtful musings.