August 13, 2019
I will have to admit that I was one of those silly people
that sat there for quite a while and finally got the names that I wanted to
play in Classic. I do intend to play a
bit of it but I’m not dedicating all of game time to that endeavor because I
have too many characters in retail to let it just sit idly by. I’m happy that I got my original names from
Classic and I went totally Alliance. I
honestly don’t know how much time I will spend in Classic because I know how it
was when it was current, and I have been spoiled by the retail game now.
I did start out playing Alliance back in the day and stayed
in that group for roughly five years before moving my characters from IceCrown
to Wrymrest Accord. I might still be on
my original server except for five years I played a male character and didn’t
use Voice Chat at all until three days before I left the server and the
fertilizer hit the fan when they discovered I was female. Looking back on it now, it is kind of sad but
that’s okay. My son had told me to play
a male character and to not use the chat because it was my very first MMO and I
wasn’t all that savvy with the internet back in 2005. To be exact the only game I ever really
played was TSO (The SimsOnline) from Beta until they closed the servers – that’s
when I went to playing WoW. I had tons of fun and made a lot of friends on
IceCrown or I thought they were friends until they found out I was a female –
no one ever asked me if I was female or male and I didn’t bother to tell them. How well would that have gone over – “Oh, by
the way, I’m a girl.”
Moved as Alliance to Wrymrest and found that the RP wasn’t
all that grand and couldn’t find a decent guild to hang onto. My son has always played Horde and had a
guild that he belonged too, so, I faction changed (had to earn all my reps
again, which I didn’t mind) and that’s where I have been since then. It’s been fun, made more friends and just
kind of settled in on Wrymrest and I doubt that I’ll move anytime soon.
I’m just enjoying my time on the game as I can and waiting
for Corsair to ship my computer back after they’ve fixed it. Yes, I did get another computer and was ready
to donate my Corsair to the recycling place when Corsair contacted me and said
that they would fix the thing. So, we’ll
see how that goes and how long it lasts this time. It was a great machine and I loved it until
it just went south so fast that I didn’t know what was happening. Hey, I’m not a real tech savvy person either –
I worked on computers when they were room sized.
I know that I don’t know what I’d do if I didn’t have my
WordPress and WoW to keep my brain somewhat functioning. Tried watching television and felt like I was
going to start drooling and felt somewhat brain dead. Hehe, nope, I’m a gamer, I guess.
I hope you all are having some fun in Azeroth and hope to see you there.
After getting my new computer and trying to get used to all of the bells and whistles, I’m happy. I’ve spent most of my time zooming all over the place just seeing how the visuals are. Did some playing of various alts in different locations just to see how it is. I think this is going to work out nicely for an old lady.
Of course, I would be involved with “Shark Week” on the Discovery Channel all of this week too. I’ve always lived near the sea until I moved to Colorado and I’m totally land-locked here and I do miss the ocean. All of my oil paintings in the loft are ocean scenes, even a few with old sailing ships.
So, now it’s time to get back to my gaming a bit more in earnest. I may never finish Legion or BfA at the rate I’m going but I’m having fun and that’s what it’s all about.
See you all in Azeroth.
July 20, 2019
Yeah, it’s been an expensive couple of months for me and my
computing needs. Got the three disasters
and I hope that it really doesn’t have anymore coming my way. Replaced a display (it died of old age and a
14 lb kitty that pancaked it a few times, Replaced a surround sound speaker
system that gave up the ghost after ten years of hard use. The next thing was heartbreaking for me, not
the kitty didn’t die, and I wouldn’t replace him if he had. My CorsairOne that
I bought in May of 2018 decided to give up the ghost in the most horrible way
imaginable – it died from overheating – naturally, the warranty had died, and
it wasn’t under warranty when it decided to croak off. That was an expensive death.
Thank goodness I do have a credit card and I’m sure they
love me now and I’m going to hate the payments, but I will not give up my
addiction to World of Warcraft and my other games. Got everything replaced quickly and I’m back
on the realms again – just getting used to things.
Setting everything up for the computer was awesome because I
was somewhat intelligent and had a lot of my stuff saved to the Cloud. So, back to Azeroth I go and back to
finishing up a couple of stories that I had been diligently working on.
See you Azeroth.
June 15, 2019
Fun times and just life in general can be a bit of a pain in
the backside. Was playing on the potato
(very old Lenovo machine) and the display died – hey, it was about eight years
old and had been pancaked a few times by my rather kitty person. I’m surprised that it lasted that long. I did replace the display with a new AOC
display, inexpensive works for me. The next
step seemed to be to go back on the gaming machine until the new display
arrived (which it did).
Well, log into the gaming machine and no sound, not even a
buzz. Totally freaked out at this point
and just ordered new speakers – I have a headset; however, it does seem like it
just likes to annoy me more than anything.
I did like the new speakers a whole lot and decided the potato deserved
some more love and got the same speakers for it. Anyway, got the machines up and running again
and I’m off to the races it seems.
Have just started feeling like I can play a few hours in WoW
without going completely blind. I have days when it’s not possible to play but
it’s how it goes when you hit 70 years old officially. Thank heavens for Kindle books because I can
read a while and then switch to audio eBooks – hey, I keep my mind busy at
I keep myself amused with games, music and books and do most
of my socializing in games because it’s too dang hot to go out and toast these
I’m starting to play a bit more and trying to get my head
wrapped around my writing. With most of
my characters still not in BfA, most of them will refer to Legion era or
older. Hey, I wasn’t ready to leave Legion
yet and BfA hasn’t exactly been calling my name. Still grinding rep in Legion.
See you all in Azeroth.
May 15, 2019
I’m still alive and kicking and trying to get myself to play
a little bit more in WoW – it gets kind of lonely when most of the people in
your guild have long since quit the game.
Ah well, it’s a game I know, and I can at least find my way around a bit.
My big thing right now is to settle down and try to get back
into the story a bit more and just enjoys the game the way that I want too. Hehe, I did get stupid and I was able to get
the Collector’s Edition before it sold out, so, I do have to at least stay
somewhat interested. Since I have never
purchased anything like this before, it’s my last hurrah, I suppose.
I know that I am going to be toddling around and getting
some things done in the game now that the weather is a bit warmer and not so “dead”
as it has been this winter. Springtime
in the Rockies is always a good time of year and one of my favorites even if it
does drive my allergies up the wall.
Hey, you enjoy what you can at my age.
Just wanted to check in and let people know that I am alive
and kicking, however, not as robustly.
See you Azeroth.
April 1st, 2019
I’m finally forcing myself to get a bit more involved in my
gaming and starting to enjoy it more. I
would like to thank some of you for your words of advice in the fact that I’m
not really “behind” – well, I know I’m behind but I’m enjoying what I’m doing
with my alts and mains. If there is
anything that I can say about World of Warcraft is that it is time consuming
which is something that I need sometimes so I don’t go completely off the rails.
I am still working my way through Legion and have rolled a
couple of extra characters to get them going in BfA so I can get that going as
well, might as well throw it all around so that I can get some of my monies
worth out of what I have already purchased.
I don’t know that I will buy the next expansion on the pre-purchase
thing again because I just haven’t gotten into it at all on BfA. What I have seen of the stories and
storylines has been entertaining, although, the actual game play seems a bit
slip shod in some areas. I’m not here
to critique the game because I haven’t really played enough to the current
content to give it much of a fair judgement call.
I’m literally trying my best to play a little bit more and I
will admit that I have over-done it a few times and couldn’t really play much
the next day. It’s just fun to run
through things on some of my lowbies and try to get my allied races going too –
damn, wish we didn’t have to level them up as well, just as more salt to the
wounds if you want the heritage armor.
We’re at that weird time of year where you just sort of
guess at the weather because one day it is shorts weather and the next day it’s
long-johns. I am one of those people
that likes to get dressed and live with it and add layers if I need too.
I have noticed that there seems to be fewer people in the
game and that doesn’t surprise me with the game being as old as it is and with
the changes that have been made over the last few months. It’s rather daunting and discouraging to see
the world slowly dwindling away. I’m not
going to quit just yet, I may just take a break now and then and play the way I
want to play and if I get the achievements that I need to get things done –
that’s awesome, if not, I’ll keep going and doing my thing.
Okay, see you all in Azeroth.
March 17, 2019
Well, I’m still having vision issues and I’m still trying to continue to play WoW anyway. I’m so far behind everyone right now that it doesn’t really matter, however, I’m trying to enjoy the game as best as I can. I have been working on some stories, but they will be based out of the old content where I am playing currently.ish me luck and I’ll see you all in Azeroth.
Wish me luck and I’ll see you in Azeroth.