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It has been too long…

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Graduate school barely leaves me time to play WoW, so updating this blog has kind of been put on the back burner. A few things have happened since my last postings:

– I changed my rogue (Zaleria) from a female blood elf to a female orc (now named Zela) and got her to 80. Thanks to the new LFG system, she is now fairly geared and pretty fun to play, though I don’t consider myself to know much about rogue yet.

– Our guild on Burning Blade (War Council) reformed as The Phalanx – still not REALLY sure why, since 95% of us are still in it. I think maybe we just needed a fresh start. Anyway, we have been focusing almost primarily on 10 mans and have downed the first 6 bosses in ICC10 (everything up to Putricide). I’ll post some of the videos below. 🙂

– I am currently leveling my DK, Freon, though I’m not really sure what I want to do with her. I had initially thought I wanted to tank but now I’m having doubts after listening to some of the drama that guildies have gone through gearing tank alts using the LFG (things like kicks for a gear score that is ‘too low’). I guess we’ll see!

Either way, I’m in kind of a strange place at the moment, since I still don’t know how much free time I’ll really have this semester… I hope it’s more than last semester!

Anyway, here are the videos:


Weapon Enchants, Ganking, Loremaster Achievement

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I recently decided that I would try to get the loremaster achievement on Eau.  I have also continued leveling my rogue (Zaleria) and possibly a new shaman (Raio).  I am totally methodical when it comes to multiple things to do on WoW (actually I am super methodical about a lot of things in real life too).  So here is what I have been doing: every day that I can play, I burn off the rest XP on Zaleria, then Raio, then work on Loremaster for Eau.

I decided to start with Eastern Kingdoms.  I have been working from top to bottom and left to right, working on one zone at a time.  I am currently only at Searing Gorge and already 450/550 quests for the Loremaster of Eastern Kingdoms achievement, so it doesn’t seem like it’ll be too hard to finish this up.  Questing in all these low level zones has brought up a question for me – to gank or not to gank?  When I first transfered to a pvp server, I was mildly against the practice of ganking just for the sake of ganking.  I have to say that the multiple gankings I have been a victim of while leveling my rogue in Starnglethorn Vale has started to shift my understanding of the matter.  Though I am still against the idea of “I am bored so I am going to sit in Wetlands and look for lowbie alliance to gank,” I have started to be more okay with the idea of “I’m in the zone and this lowbie just ran by, how hard would it be to just throw one frostfire bolt at them?”

I have found a happy medium, which is flexible dependent on how irritated I am from ganking on my rogue on any particular day (I can’t deny that after being ganked a few times by a gnome mage on Zaleria, I have parked Eau in Stranglethorn Vale to attempt to corpse camp him, but he was nowhere to be found… stupid little things).  Anyway, my happy medium consists of emoting at alliance.  If they have a sense of humor and dance/emote with me, I don’t do anything.  If they try to run, I either chain sheep them or kill them.  That makes me sound mean huh?  Well…  worse things have happened with my rogue, haha.

I also have noticed that something weird is happening with my rogue.  Because I am doing Loremaster on Eau, I have a lot of lowbie greens/blues, which I can disenchant into random mats.  I have been making whatever enchants I can to help level on my rogue and mailing them over using a weapon vellum.  It just so happens that one of the enchants I put on her weapons (+4 to damage I think) has a blue glow.  I swear that ever since I have had this enchant, I have been attracting so much more pvp/ganking!  I’m not sure why this is happening, but I think it might be that I’m more visible because of the glow or maybe a low level with enchants looks like they like pvp or they are twinked?  I’m not sure, but it’s really irritating!  I am not a huge pvper, I am just on Burning Blade because I want to play with my real life friends!

Also, because Nick says I don’t have enough pictures in my posts:

Isn’t she looking cute these days?

Written by Mariana

February 17, 2009 at 5:07 pm


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…Nick and Mariana slip from the shadows for a brief moment and catch your eye, before disappearing seamlessly into the darkness…


Written by Mariana

January 5, 2009 at 7:55 am

Posted in Alts, Leveling

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