Patch 8.3. Starting Questline: Shortcut Guide for Alts

The starting questline for Visions of N'Zoth is extremely long and is played through for several hours. The following guide will provide several shortcuts and optimization of your alt ways to gain the fastest access to the Wrathion's cloak and endgame of Horrific Visions and Uldum/Vale assaults. Part 1: Halls of Origination Talk to Valeera … Continue reading Patch 8.3. Starting Questline: Shortcut Guide for Alts

Patch 8.3. Day 1: WTF I Was Doing?

It's been exactly like this. Yesterday I played 8 p.m. -> midnight, and I didn't even set foot in Stormwind Keep to answer Anduin's call! My hands were quite busy with more important and pressing matters: allied races access, new toons and goblin heritage armor. I also completed a small side quest concerning Jaina, Derek … Continue reading Patch 8.3. Day 1: WTF I Was Doing?

Visions of N’Zoth Hidden Cinematics Speculation

*spoiler alert: the speculaton is based on the revealed cutscenes from Visions of N'Zoth, so beware before proceeding!   As we know, a couple of hidden cinematics were datamined last year for Visions of N'Zoth. They are of insane length too: 3+ and 6+ minutes. Now that we've got all the cutscenes, the number of … Continue reading Visions of N’Zoth Hidden Cinematics Speculation

Trivia: My Alt Character Policy Throughout Expansions

My alt roster has always been on-and-off as expansions followed one another. In general, my toon numbers significantly grow during lulls for obvious reasons - lots of spare time when everything is said and done, and a sort of fatigue from rotations and faces of current toons during raid and open world grinds. So I … Continue reading Trivia: My Alt Character Policy Throughout Expansions

Battle for Azeroth: Two Lore Expansions at the Price of One?

All the current expansion events eventually led me to understanding: Battle for Azeroth offered us two expansions in its lore course, whether us and Blizzard liked it or not. Expansion Villains and Our Final Goal Vanilla did not offer any final goal. It was a number of stories and no-name characters without any decent links … Continue reading Battle for Azeroth: Two Lore Expansions at the Price of One?

Battle for Azeroth Expansion Lore Review: Where Blizzard Failed

Now that we know the outcome of the whole expansion (kinda), it's time to review the whole story of Battle for Azeroth. I will need to follow the lore steps since expansion launch, and pin down the problem with storytelling which did not allow it to shine. Launch The expansion launch has put forward two … Continue reading Battle for Azeroth Expansion Lore Review: Where Blizzard Failed

Visions of N’Zoth: New Small Things in 8.3.

Today's PTR brought several interesting things. First, Blizzard are tuning down the shining headlights for elves and death knights: It is announced as a first step to appearance changes in Shadowlands. Me personally couldn't greet this more: inner magic fantasy is so fantasy, but these eyes always seemed quite averting to my taste. Second, a … Continue reading Visions of N’Zoth: New Small Things in 8.3.