Recently, my ongoing relationship with World of Warcraft went through some serious struggling. Lately, something had not been clicking right with my paladin character, named Fynn. His healing numbers weren't impressive and despite my best efforts I couldn't seem to work out a comfortable place for him in the last raid. So, with the recent… Continue reading Fynn, Fyona, and WoW
"Here we go again..." Today, Tuesday February 5, 2019. A change is coming to WoW... Sionis Sepher, the Fire Mage of Stormwind, is returning to raid duty! It's true. After letting Fynn have the wheel for the better part of the last 3 years, I've decided to give my fire mage an opportunity to return… Continue reading The Phoenix Reborn
It has been a bizarre few months, with the end to one year and beginning of the next. Honestly, it's all blurred together for me so much, what with the holiday vacation, followed by a not so holiday leave of absence with my surgery! Last week I published the first episode (New Arrival) of my… Continue reading A New Week Begins!
Repetition doesn't create memories. New Experiences do.-Brian Cheskey Four months ago, the World of Warcraft released its latest expansion. A few months later, the game turned fourteen years old. Six months ago, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hit theaters worldwide. That same month, the franchise turned twenty-five years old. Three months ago, Doctor Who released its eleventh season. Earlier this year, in… Continue reading A Static World Does Not Fun Create
Well, here we are folks. A whopping ten weeks out from the official launch of Battle for Azeroth. It feels, in some ways, like a lifetime since the new expansion dropped, but in others it feels like we just got started! "Island Expeditions. Heh! Warfronts. Heh! WoW players crave not these things!" - King Anduin (2018)… Continue reading Battle for Azeroth: What Keeps Me Playing?
Just a month ago, the Battle for Azeroth expansion was about to go live. I remember it well, mostly because I was laid up on a couch recovering from appendicitis! Most importantly, however, the hype of the upcoming expansion had everyone brimming with excitement. After all, Legion had been a big success so we were ready for… Continue reading Framing a Narrative
Today we're back with another Blog Challenge from Z and Cinder! I participated in one of these challenges back in April, but haven't gotten around to doing another once since then. I hope, as we go into Battle for Azeroth, that I'll have more time to do these regularly because they're awesome!!! So, without further… Continue reading WoW Challenge Topic 36: Farewell to Legion
This story is about centaurs. Twelve years ago, Sionis Sepher, acting on behalf of the Alliance, initiated war with a clan of centaurs in the isolated deserts of Desolace. The Magram Centaur clan had been at war with the Gelkis clan for ages. The two tribes saw fundamental flaws in their approaches to life and… Continue reading WoW: Peace in Desolace
With another season of WoW Adventures wrapped up, it's pretty easy to tell that I'm a huge fan of the World of Warcraft video game. August 7, 2018 will mark the 12 year anniversary of my initial account creation... meaning Sionis the fire mage of Stormwind is 12 years old next month! Reflecting on the… Continue reading Reflecting on WoW: The Value of the Game
There is always something new and exciting going on in the news for World of Warcraft. Right on the heels of learning the official release date of August 14, 2018 and the exciting reveal of the Battle for Azeroth Collector's Edition, now we have also been given a sample look at the two novellas that… Continue reading WoW Collector’s Edition: Novella Preview!