Unless you are a mushroom, live under a rock or maybe like me have had other priorities for the last month, you will have realized that the C-word is now acceptable, well in relation to WoW at least.
NO! Not that C-word… This one…
Too many words have already been wasted on prediction and QQ for something that is still around 12 months away, so I won’t waste my breath on that (until next week maybe…).
Rather I want to suggest that now is probably a good time to reroll.
What Gnomer? Are you mad?
- I need to get emblems
- I need to beat Ulduar
- I need to beat ToC
- I need to see Icecrown Citadel
- I need to finish my rep grind with Sons of Hodir.
- I need to get my Enchanting to 450
- I need to buy my Mammoth
Hell, I just hit 80 and you want me to reroll, you are one Gnutty Gnome!
While I have bigger Gnuts under my robe than many word believe possible for a 3 foot nothing Gnome, I’m not quite as mad as my Fire crazed demeanor might suggest.
The End is Nigh!
You see the end of the world is nigh. At least the end of the world of Azeroth as we know it.
It won’t happen overnight, but it will happen!
Based on previous expansion releases, there won’t be just one big bang at 12 midnight on release day. We will instead see a series of events leading up to it. Thus time may be running out…
As you may be aware I am leveling an alt. My 1st real alt when all is said and done. I am kind of power leveling him, in the sense that I am sporting some heirloom gear, not completing every quest and most importantly, with the aid of a questing mod, I am not reading quest text.
Who are the Kurzons?
This dawned on me at level 38.9 in STV while I was slaughtering Kurzons.
- Why am I slaughtering Kurzons?
- Who are the Kurzons?
Now I’m not a lore junky, it wasn’t until Northrend that I started reading quest text… On my 3rd main!
But in around a year, many of the existing quests and much of the lore may well disappear! Gone in a series of cataclysmic events that shape World of Warcraft 4.0.
Are you as mad determined as Mae?
Do you want the Loremaster Achievement?
If you do, it either won’t exist, or at the very least won’t exist in it’s current form.
Sure The Barrens will probably be more interesting with volcanoes, but it won’t be the same place. It may be filled again, it might even become an alliance zone, but the only thing you can be sure of is that barrens chat will still be the same. (I wonder if in the new barrens there will be an inn called “The Barrens Chat” in homage to 4 odd years of bar room crap being spoken?)
Slow and Deliberate
It might seem a bit extreme to suggest that you roll an alt now when there is still 12 odd months to go, but you need to realize I am not talking level to 80 in 7 days played.
There is a good chance that if you start an alt now, consume all the content at a pace that allows you to read and absorb both the quest text and lore (and of course those weird and wonderful conversations the NPCs have between themselves) you may need 12 months. Remember you still want to raid, collect emblems etc on you main!
Anyway, some food for thought.
- Pick a faction you haven’t experienced.
- Pick a race you haven’t experienced.
- Pick a class you haven’t experienced.
- Experience WoW like you may never get the chance to do again! (Or is that Party like it’s 1999?)
Gnomer and Out!
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