Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Random thoughts on everything 80....


  • As a casual player, I am having alot of trouble finding enough time to get things accomplished in game.

  • The past couple weeks I think I have crossed the threshold of causal player to semi-hardcore player. I haven't decided if this is a good or a bad thing, but I am leaning towards bad.

  • Raiding in Wrath has been enjoyable for the most part. My favorite part about raiding is actually getting to see the content. Purples are always fun, but there is something about seeing and actually playing the content that makes raiding worth it to me.

  • I need a new dps meter. I am not sure what mine is called but it has been getting some wild numbers lately. Any recommendations?

  • As far as I know, there isn't any Tuesday maintenance on 12/30/08. This means that the upcoming patch, 3.0.8, will not be going live. I could be wrong, but they usually post it before I leave for work and I checked right before I left.

  • Voidwalker boss in Violet Hold is hard to do on heroic when two of your dps are doing below 800 dps. After 4 wipes I left the group, I am too broke to be paying for repair bills. It was the second day in a row that I fail the heroic daily due to things out of my control.

  • Wintergrasp is WILD. The only time I did it was with some of my guildies to open the 10 and 25 man instance and I must say...WTFlag. We had 6 FULL raid groups attacking this place through a single hole. I was amazed that we ended up taking it and overall I will give it a 8.5 out of 10.

  • This Wintergrasp raid, The Vault, is very simple. Reminds me of Gruuls except much easier. Three trash pulls and bam, boss time. Tank and spank with a enrage time of 5 minutes. Its a dps race, so pew pew and burn him down. Collect your random piece of T7 and on your way.

  • Even though we did it with no drakes, Obsidian Sanctum was alot of fun. Well tuned fight in my opinion, GGBlizzard


  • Did Naxxramas for the very first time today. Did very well in the short time we had.

  • Cleared the Spider and 2/3rds of the Plauge quater. Of course I didn't get any loot, I completely fail at getting drops, but it was really fun to see how everything looked and how the fights were.

  • CoH priests do so much healing its REDONKEYOUS. Two restro shaman, similar skilled and geared, were getting DOUBLED by the CoH priest in regards to overall healing in Nax. DOUBLED! WTFspaghetti is up with that uh? I remember reading something that said they are going to get nerf because of this and I didn't understand until now...good lord.

  • When the expansion first came out, I created and play a DK for the first two days. Since then I have not touched him and I am starting to get an itch to play him again. I dont know if I really want to with my pally and mage sitting in Northrend with full blue bars. I need to do some deep soul searching with this!

Quote of the Day
"If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane"
- Jimmy Buffet

Song of the day
Shine
Cashmoney Millionaires
2001

5 comments:

~One Among Many~ said...

That itch is altitis. Just rub some lotion on it and...well no, that wont work. GIVE IN!!! MUAHAHAHA! Ahem, sorry, I never claimed to be a good influence.

Darraxus said...

Yeah, the voidwalker boss is a bitch without decent DPS. 800 dps isnt even good for a level 70. They should have been kicked immediately. As a matter of fact, everybody but the tank should be putting out at the VERY least 1400 dps. If not, they are mouth breathers and need to be booted.

Potts said...

I am on the verge of semi-hardcore player too and that kind of scares me. There is just way too much to do at 80. I feel like a failure if I don't at least do a dungeon and 10 dailes a day. When before on the weekdays I did the daily bg and maybe some arena.

Either way forget your death knight. Death Knights are getting to be annoying. I was in lfg yesterday and there were 20 DK all with DPS next to their name. That is as annoying as Warriors that don't tank.

Don't be that guy!!

thedoctor said...

@~One Among Many~ - lol, I think your right doc....I got altitis bad...hitting me hard. /sadpanda

@Darraxus - Ya, I need a new dps meter because I think the one I have is giving me whack ass numbers. Sometimes it seems right, other times its completely whack.

@Potts - "I feel like a failure if I don't at least do a dungeon and 10 dailes a day."

I know right lol? So many things, so little time!

Delos (Dave) said...

A good dps meter is Recount (if that's not the one that's bugging out on you). Pretty much everyone I know uses it without problems.

DPS not pulling their weight is a real problem these days. I play mostly tanks/healers these days so it's something I've been noticing too. As a DK tank I'm usually out-doing most of the dps (am I OP or are they terribad? I don't know). DPS just aren't held to the same accountability as tanks and healers are.

Speaking of, you should really pick up your DK again. I'm still having a blast with mine, being able to tank or dps with just a gear switch. It's great fun.

Man, I forgot about Shine and Cash Money. I'll have to toss that on when I get home tonight :)