Fight clear.

The Battle for Azeroth is nominally about the game World of Warcraft (WoW). Really, it's just an attempt to cash in on a phenomenon. A bunch of stupid essays dressed up as analysis of MMORPGs with a focus on WoW. I'd kind of like that time back.----------------Listening to: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - … Continue reading Fight clear.

Book Update

I didn't do a mid-year reading review as I had intended. I've been playing a lot of WoW, and that honestly is what does the most to prevent blogging. A lot of the time I'm on the computer, I'm adventuring in Azeroth.I have other excuses too, in case you're interested. I changed shifts at work … Continue reading Book Update

More WOW

It still crashes my computer sometimes, but other times it works just fine. So I don't know what the deal is. I can play it a bit, but I can't group with anyone because I don't know if my computer is going to give out at a crucial moment and cause everyone to die. Not … Continue reading More WOW

Betting on WOW

What WOW needs is a betting system. Probably the easiest to implement would be one that would allow players to wager on the outcome of their duels. Right now when one duels, the winner gets nothing more than the ephemeral satisfaction of having won. And presumably adding a wager system would still allow people to … Continue reading Betting on WOW


I'm not moving, but I and a few others are helping a friend (a college roommate of mine) move this weekend. Always fun times manhandling a king size mattress up a narrow flight of stairs that bends 90 degrees in two places. Did most of the large and heavy furniture today and the word is … Continue reading Moving


Okay, I know I've said something like this before (and I'm not going to find the link just to let you read something embarrassing to me now), but perhaps Tuesdays will be my regular blog update day. Tuesday mornings is when Blizzard does their server maintenance and takes WOW offline. Or I could just stick … Continue reading Tuesdays