367 days of Mage Tower Challenges

I have now completed my year long journey of Mage Tower challenges.

All in all I got a total of 26, with only Affliction Warlock and Guardian Druid done before the turn of the year. With the recent maxing of artifacts via the Artifact retirement questline I’ve run in a glut of 15 in just under a fortnight. read more

Membership of guilds is changing forever in BfA

Battle for Azeroth launches in just over 2 months, and with it will come, as is the norm with any new expansion, many changes to game systems, classes and new locations.

One of the biggest changes coming in BfA is perhaps one that has flown under the radar the most in Alpha & Beta, one that has the potential to fundamentally change the social fabric of the game for a significant portion of the player base – the very fabric of Guilds and guild membership. read more

Choosing a Main for BfA

So it’s around that time of the expansion, especially with Battle for Azeroth’s Alpha now live for “influencers”, that the rest of us non-streamer plebs start guessing as to what class we might look to main for the new expansion. read more

Snakes, why did it have to be snakes?

This week has been an extremely hard one.

As of this moment, whilst it still exists, Treehugging Hippies as a raiding guild is largely no more. Certainly at the very minimum for the remainder of Legion, and perhaps into Battle for Azeroth as well. read more

Review: Star Wars – The Last Jedi

The middle film in any trilogy is always simultaneously the easiest, yet most difficult film to both judge and make.

No responsibility to set the standards like the original, nor the responsibility to tie up loose ends and provide resolution to the genetic heritage of its forbearers like the finale. The middle child is free to let loose, mix it up a bit and try new things and broach new ground. read more

The Removal of Tier in Battle for Azeroth…

Does the removal of Tier Gear in the next Warcraft expansion seem like a sensible change or is it the death knell for raiding?

With the announcement that Tier Gear drops and their associated set bonuses will be getting “retired” in Battle for Azeroth (BfA), the next expansion to Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, many people were shocked, surprised and a little bit puzzled as to why this was happening. read more