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Saying /goodbye

Posted 6 years, 1 month ago at 00:10. 5 comments

Just takin' a breakMy World of Warcraft account expires tomorrow. I am letting it lapse and retiring from the game.

Not much of a mystery as to why. In the end, it came down to family.
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Current Tunes: Above and Beyond - Trance Around The World 264 - Woody van Eyden - 2009-04-17 | Filed under Family, Friends, Gaming, WoW


Posted 6 years, 4 months ago at 00:41. 0 comments

I didn’t mention this in the list of calamities in the previous entry because it didn’t even rank, but last week also saw patch 3.0.8 go live for WoW, cutting the effective DPS of my hunter from 2900 to around 1900.
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Current Tunes: Above & Beyond - Trance Around The World 251 - Cosmic Gate - 2009-01-16 | Filed under Gaming, WoW

WoW Realm Status extension, v0.6

Posted 6 years, 6 months ago at 18:12. 0 comments

I’ve updated the Wow Realm Status extension so that it now properly parses both EU servers and RP-PvP servers. Kev offered me scotch. I told you that would work.

Current Tunes: Grid - Swamp Thing | Filed under Firefox, Gaming, Open Web, Software, WoW

My first extension, sort of

Posted 6 years, 6 months ago at 13:41. 1 comment

puzzle piece3 years later, I’m still playing WoW. With the recent expansion, we’ve seen a return to lengthy queues and frequent server downtimes as issues are patched. As the father of two small children, I don’t get a lot of time to play, so last night I went looking for a tool that would show me the status of my realm at a glance so I would know whether to even bother trying to log in.
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Current Tunes: Chicane - From Blue To Green | Filed under Firefox, Gaming, Open Web, Software, WoW


Posted 7 years, 2 months ago at 10:34. 0 comments

Tommy: Did you hear I finally graduated?
Richard: Yeah, and just a shade under a decade too…all right.
Tommy: You know a lot of people go to college for seven years.
Richard: I know, they’re called doctors.

Just in time for 2.4 too, where it will quickly be obsoleted. Sigh.

Current Tunes: The Ventures - Theme from "The Wild Angels" | Filed under Gaming, WoW

Savante pulls a chair up to the big kids’ table

Posted 7 years, 4 months ago at 09:50. 1 comment

TAS_Hydross_th.jpgAncient Sun took its first baby steps into SSC on Saturday night. We managed to down Hydross, and cleared through to Lurker (who looks like he’ll be cake for next time) before we ran out of steam. The stat report is here, and yes, that is me at the top.

Current Tunes: Herve and Sinden - Essential Mix - 2008-01-05 | Filed under Gaming, WoW