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It's more accessible and streamlined than any other MMORPG that came before it. It has a lot of depth without being particularly complex, and the many intricacies of every level of gameplay will generally reveal themselves to you in ways that aren't overwhelming.

IN UR BASE KILLING ALL UR DUDES (Adrian Langston), Tuesday, 13 December 2005 07:53 (thirteen years ago) link

As soon as I hit submit, I realised that the answer is probably "so I can send stuff from the big guys to the little guys"

Hahaha yep! Also you can't do a Horde/Alliance mix on a PvP server.

Dan (And So On) Perry (Dan Perry), Tuesday, 13 December 2005 12:39 (thirteen years ago) link

I bought it. It's spent the past hour installing, i have already read the manual and am totally ready to lvl up. I wish it wld hurry up.

jeffrey (johnson), Saturday, 24 December 2005 18:05 (thirteen years ago) link

downloading patch, 256k of 277MB.

jeffrey (johnson), Saturday, 24 December 2005 19:20 (thirteen years ago) link

From the Wow page on naming conventions:
http://www.wow-europe.com/en/policy/namingp2.html#f

Contain "Leet" or "Dudespeak"
This category includes names which:

* Consist of language existent only in online communication (i.e. Roflcopter, xxnewbxx, Roxxoryou

If a player is found to have such a name for their character, guild, or pet, he/she may:

* Be assigned a randomly generated temporary name, to be changed via the online ticket system
* Be given a warning
* Be temporarily or permanently suspended from the game ).

OMG. Roflcopter.

jeffrey (johnson), Sunday, 25 December 2005 03:57 (thirteen years ago) link

BBC article about WoW gold-farming

first image used:

http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/41138000/jpg/_41138672_wowm-blizzard203.jpg

elf titties!

kingfish holiday travesty (kingfish 2.0), Friday, 30 December 2005 21:07 (thirteen years ago) link

They're all like that. There's a fair list of things you can choose when selecting your character, but body type, apart obviously from species and sex, isn't one. More obvious on the ladeez: an imposing piece of armor on the men is often a metal push-up bra on the women.

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Friday, 30 December 2005 21:29 (thirteen years ago) link

Oh, i know. I think character design like that is pretty standard, especially in american/anglo fantasy/mmorpgs.

i just thought it was funny that a nice shot of elf titties was the first image used for the article.

kingfish holiday travesty (kingfish 2.0), Friday, 30 December 2005 21:33 (thirteen years ago) link

I now have a level 17 gnome warlock and a level 11 night elf druid. Life is great.

jeffrey (johnson), Friday, 30 December 2005 23:12 (thirteen years ago) link

YAY JEFFREY! I didn't get to play for a week so I am about to go on a BENDER.

Dan (Or At Least Check My Auctions) Perry (Dan Perry), Saturday, 31 December 2005 21:31 (thirteen years ago) link

some friends of mine just got into this, which made me consider coming back. but my enthusiasm diminished again when i remembered how much i hate all the quests that want you to collect 90 tails of ratgays from the dickswamp of spermsorrows, especially when those rats only drop like 1 gaytail after killing 40 of them, which is even MORE impossible and stupid and boring and gay when trying to do it in a party and everyone else wants the gaytail or whatever pointless fetch quest item is inserted.

I GUARONTEE ::cajun voice:: (Adrian Langston), Saturday, 31 December 2005 22:53 (thirteen years ago) link

it sounds bad like that but it feels kinda joyous when i'm doing it.

jeffrey (johnson), Sunday, 1 January 2006 07:02 (thirteen years ago) link

god, at least muds let you do shit like that for free

GET EQUIPPED WITH BUBBLE LEAD (ex machina), Monday, 2 January 2006 11:29 (thirteen years ago) link

Helltime Producto plays this now.

TOMBOT, Tuesday, 3 January 2006 18:10 (thirteen years ago) link

Helltime Producto! does he still post on ilx? that dude was great.

I GUARONTEE ::cajun voice:: (Adrian Langston), Tuesday, 3 January 2006 20:48 (thirteen years ago) link

elf titties!

One of three screenshots released last week from the Expansion

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 12:48 (thirteen years ago) link

elf titties!

One of three screenshots released last week from the expansion

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 12:50 (thirteen years ago) link

same elf, same titties!

kingfish pibb Xtra (kingfish 2.0), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 15:42 (thirteen years ago) link

Finally, the Horde have their own race of titties!

Dan (Oh Happy Day) Perry (Dan Perry), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 18:15 (thirteen years ago) link

PLAY UPDATE: I've levelled my priest Grinz to 29. Priests seem to oscillate wildly between being really, really fun and really, really boring. I've also got my hunter up to 13 (wolf pet) and am remembering exactly how much I love the hunter class. My warrior is stalled out at 54; I just don't feel like playing him right now (ditto my warlock and paladin).

Dan (Wait'll I Get Mind Control!) Perry (Dan Perry), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 18:17 (thirteen years ago) link

I deleted my hunter today. I still really love the class (and the changes made in 1.7 meant that me+my pet was always in the top 2 damage dealers in any raid), but I'd finished every quest in the game apart from the ones in the later instances. My guild's good, and I enjoy playing with them, but all that's left is PVP grinding, raid instance grinding, or rep grinding. Also I need to get a job :)

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Tuesday, 10 January 2006 23:51 (thirteen years ago) link

Okay, I hit 30.

MIND CONTROL IS AWESOME OMGWTF.

Dan (YAY) Perry (Dan Perry), Wednesday, 11 January 2006 06:03 (thirteen years ago) link

i'm downloading the last coupla patches as we speak. mostly bcz i was just informed by my friends that they play with this goth chick who talks about ass rape all the time

http://myspace-786.vo.llnwd.net/00006/68/73/6073786_l.jpg

i am so ready to try and creep this broad out.

The Legend of Tony Balls (Adrian Langston), Wednesday, 11 January 2006 10:38 (thirteen years ago) link

Ah don't. She might let you see more elf titties if you're nice. Dan, keep up the updates, as I said before I enjoy the viacarious thrill. Bit pathetic really.

Kv_nol (Kv_nol), Wednesday, 11 January 2006 14:30 (thirteen years ago) link

how do you creep out somebody who goes on about ass rape all the time, tho? post articles from the heritage foundation or focus on the family?

kingfish russian bigamist (kingfish 2.0), Wednesday, 11 January 2006 16:32 (thirteen years ago) link

My priest is 31! Levelling is absurdly easy if you have a decent rested bonus.

Dan (Woot) Perry (Dan Perry), Friday, 13 January 2006 18:45 (thirteen years ago) link

I heard a REALLY scary story about some tasteless real-life WoW shenanigans that I'm not gonna repeat here because I'm a tease.

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 13 January 2006 18:58 (thirteen years ago) link

!!!!!!

Dan (Fucker, You Best Start Tellin'!) Perry (Dan Perry), Friday, 13 January 2006 18:59 (thirteen years ago) link

post 'em, dammit. we haven't had nearly enough tastelessness on this board.

kingfish kuribo's shoe (kingfish 2.0), Wednesday, 18 January 2006 15:50 (thirteen years ago) link

Hahahaha ade!

Dan (Still Awesome) Perry (Dan Perry), Wednesday, 18 January 2006 23:04 (thirteen years ago) link

the breath bar killed me.

Sloths B. Creepin (Adrian Langston), Wednesday, 18 January 2006 23:26 (thirteen years ago) link

That is probably gonna be my next desktop image.

In other news, I finally hit 55 with my warrior this morning before going to work.

Dan (AV Here I Come) Perry (Dan Perry), Thursday, 19 January 2006 13:30 (thirteen years ago) link

it's a roleplaying game without the roleplaying. therefore it's just a computer game that you play with other people. therefore i don't want it as a roleplaying game.

the kit! (g-kit), Thursday, 19 January 2006 13:37 (thirteen years ago) link

One of my coworkers practically does nothing but play the AH. He currently has something like 8000 gold at his disposal (not counting however much gold he currently has in active speculation).

Dan (Fucker) Perry (Dan Perry), Saturday, 21 January 2006 18:25 (thirteen years ago) link

Okay, I have just discovered The Joy Of Farming (ie, taking your lvl 55 character into the Deadmines over and over and over again, alternating between selling off swag at the AH and shipping 'mats off to the enchanter toon). If it wasn't so hard to get to (and it wasn't camped all to be damned) I'd be farming the Scarlet Monestary, too.

Dan (10 Gold In 30 Minutes) Perry (Dan Perry), Sunday, 22 January 2006 20:14 (thirteen years ago) link

i have not made 10 gold in 3 days and 11 hours.

jeffrey (johnson), Sunday, 22 January 2006 21:27 (thirteen years ago) link

HINT: If you are not a high level farming a lowbie instance, pick mining/skinning as your professions. Every animal you kill = $$$, plus every node you mine and smelt = $$$, PLUS (this is important) every abandoned, looted animal corpse you find = $$$$$.

You can switch to a crafting profession later on once you've actually got the cash to support it.

Dan (Bare Minimum, Take Skinning For $$$) Perry (Dan Perry), Sunday, 22 January 2006 21:37 (thirteen years ago) link

I love this game, i took skinning for $$$.

jeffrey (johnson), Monday, 23 January 2006 18:41 (thirteen years ago) link

ANOTHER HINT: Go to http://www.wowguru.com and download the following:

- Titan Panel
- CTMod

BAM! Your in-game experience is now a whole lot more fun.

Dan (You're Welcome) Perry (Dan Perry), Monday, 23 January 2006 21:51 (thirteen years ago) link

I basically stopped using addons that weren't Titan Panel plugins. The one that tells you what the lowest-selling item in your inventory is and lets you delete it with a shift-click is Super-awesome!

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Tuesday, 24 January 2006 00:10 (thirteen years ago) link

OMG, I need that!

Dan (Tmorrow's Project) Perry (Dan Perry), Tuesday, 24 January 2006 04:00 (thirteen years ago) link

What do to at level 60

melton mowbray (adr), Tuesday, 24 January 2006 09:50 (thirteen years ago) link

That Plugin:

http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=444

And another that lets you keep track of your supplies of whatever you want.

http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=677

Andrew Farrell (afarrell), Tuesday, 24 January 2006 14:23 (thirteen years ago) link

i just got WoW 2 days ago, still learning how to play the fucking thing... also, i'm gonna need more RAM. shit. My first character a human paladin @ lvl 5 now... yeah, i'm a total n00b

elmo, patron saint of nausea (allocryptic), Wednesday, 25 January 2006 17:54 (thirteen years ago) link

http://bestmessageboardever.com/uploads/post-1486-1138173758.jpg [LINK THE NSFW TITTAYS, DAMMIT -mod]

that limited edition blizzcon murlock is givin me mad bonerz

butts lmao (Adrian Langston), Wednesday, 25 January 2006 18:51 (thirteen years ago) link

I am in the middle of downloading Titan Panel and CTMod. I hope my in game experience is a lot more fun. Perry is the guru of WoW.

I got dragged over to playing the horde because one of my friends bought the game and went all out horde. I have a level 26 orc hunter now and it's a brand new realm with only one level 60 player in the entire game. This game is eating my life away, that is probably a good thing though.

jeffrey (johnson), Thursday, 26 January 2006 13:30 (thirteen years ago) link

PvE or PvP server?

Dan (Please Don't Say RP) Perry (Dan Perry), Thursday, 26 January 2006 14:46 (thirteen years ago) link

PvE non RP. RP scares me.

jeffrey (johnson), Saturday, 28 January 2006 23:29 (thirteen years ago) link

GOOD MAN

Dan (Hold Onto That Feeling) Perry (Dan Perry), Sunday, 29 January 2006 01:30 (thirteen years ago) link


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