Showing posts from December, 2013

Holiday Revamp Needed

Wowhead recently posted a short editorial about the state of holiday's in Wow. This piece also included some nice tidbits about holiday's in the past. I remember myself the joy and wonder of logging onto WoW each holiday to grind some quick XP on alts, work on the "long strange trip" achievement and fight the season's boss to hopefully get their unique and awesome item. Sadly now that I have two at max level, the achievement is completed and account bound, and boss drops are lower than LFR and dropped (Timeless Isles) gear, why bother? How about a holiday revamp? Valentines - Jaina shows up at Thrall's house complaining about how he never visits anymore now that he's married to Aggra. We are sent in to stop the fighting. St. Patrick's - All gnomes are accused of hiding pots of gold under rainbows. Get rainbow generator to find the gold.  Halloween - go sit in pumpkin patch and wait for the Great Pumpkin to appear. If you find him, he drops ca

Looking for Flex Raiding

As a self-declared "casual" player, I have always had time constraints that prevented successful guild raiding. I WANT to see the higher end raiding content and not have to suffer the pains of LFR, but I also must maintain a happy family life. Unfortunately to maintain that happy family, things like homework, cub scout meetings, soccer practice or even last minute trips to the grocery store will always take precedence. With that said, most of the time, I can play, be it rather LATE (after 10PM local) for most people, but play none the less. Typical evening: Home from work between 5:30 and 6pm. Dinner 6 to 7pm Assist with homework 7 to 9pm  Stories and tuck kids in bed by 9:15 to 9:30. With that said, I've been looking at  for possibilities. Now that Elk has finally reached a 523 gear score, there are a couple of new opportunities popping up ( like ). Like healing for the first time, I am nervous to commit to a raid  this  far in advance (i.e. tomorr