This week has seen more than a little talk about a boost to level 90. So while we polled your intrepid WoW Insider staff about they're playing this weekend, we also polled for opinions about this level 90 boost. So take a gander and see what we think, then share your own opinion in the comments. Let us know!
Joe Perez (@lodurzj) just got over the plague in time to participate in the first Steamroller Tournament for Warmachine / Hordes this weekend. I'll be taking my Trolls, led by the awesomely cool Grissel Bloodsong, Marshal of the Kriels and her band of merry murder monsters, into the heart of battle! She will face down against undead, dragons, and mages mad on their own power! She shall reign in victory! Because, well, female troll is awesome. As far as boosting. Having recently switched servers and factions, I've really been wanting to get back on project monk, but time has not been permitting of this hobby. So, my monk will be getting the boost straight off!
Anne Stickney (@Shadesogrey) I'll probably spend some time working on my shaman alt. Elemental shaman is absolutely, ridiculously, incredibly fun to play. Other than that, I don't have much going on this weekend and will of course be watching the playoff games on Sunday because football is fun, too. As for the boosting, I was originally going to boost an Alliance shaman, but now that I'm leveling the alt I just want to keep leveling it. So I might make a Horde shaman to play, because I really like it a lot.
(Olivia: One of us. One of us.)
Chase Hasbrouck (@alarondruid, @alaronmonk) Still in Hearthstone, knocking out arena games left and right. A few good runs have boosted my overall win rate to 66%, which is pretty kick-ass. When boosting time comes around, I have no idea - I've focused a bit too much on efficiency in the past, so this time I think I'll just go for whatever seems to be the most fun class to play at that moment.
Elizabeth Harper (@Faience) I've been swamped with work this week and am looking ahead to a busy weekend... so I might not even have the chance to log on for more than dailies! Maybe I'll invent some free time this weekend, though. As to boosting, I'm not sure what I would boost to level 90, since I've already got the characters I want at 90. Maybe if I decide to try out a new class, though!
Kristin Marshall (@kristin) I spent most of this week being sick, blerg. This weekend means recovery time! I played my first MtG game last night - I had fun! I might play a bit more this weekend, with some time in there to raid on Sunday. Bonus: I'm not sure... I have one of every class at at least level 85. So, maybe I'd boost a new toon on Alliance side for kicks. I could use another high level on my main's server!
Matt "Matticus" Low (@matticus) Seemed to have inherited Joe's plague. Thanks buddy, now I'm sniffling and coughing! Not sure what to play this weekend actually. Probably watch the football playoffs this weekend and pretend like I actually understand what's going on (since I'm Canadian). Would I garner more hate if I said go Patriots or if I said for the Alliance? Other than that, get some more writing in and studying up on the next set of heroic bosses. We've killed 7 this week on heroic mode in Siege.
Matt Walsh (@Rhidach) Broke Age part 1 was released this week, so I am downloading that now as I type this. Very excited, those old school adventure games were a huge part of my childhood. I might also play some Borderlands 2 with friends, and maybe the Bravely Default 3DS demo, which looks really interesting.
I literally just leveled a dwarf monk from 1-90 a month ago. So I probably will not be boosting anything, out of spite.
Olivia Grace (@oliviadgrace) I'll be starting arenas on my brand new warrior! I'm more than 50% honor geared now, it's taken me a few days, so I think I'm good to go. As far as what I'll be boosting, I'm so torn. Maybe a mage, maybe a paladin, maybe a monk, maybe a hunter. I'm so undecided! I think the feature is brilliant.
Robin Torres (@cosmiclaurel) I'll be pet battling and Sunday I'll be watching football while knitting. Bonus: I don't have an Alliance 90 yet, so I'll be boosting one of my many baby alts to 90. I just need to pick a server.
Sarah Pine (@ilaniel) I've been working on leveling my mage, and that's going very well! I haven't had this much fun on an alt in a long time. Bonus: I'll probably be boosting either my paladin or my priest. My poor, unloved priest.
Stacey Landry (@_vidyala) I've been logging some hours playing Borderlands 2 with friends, and I might do some more of that this weekend! I like sniping things. We're doing another run-through of CMs with a fresh group so I'll be doing that as well. As for my bonus 90 - not sure yet. I'd say a troll warlock, but my mage friends might take away my mage card.
The weekend is the perfect time to kick back, relax and enjoy some game time. Are you an achievement junkie? Can't get enough raiding? Rolling a new alt? Considering taking the leap into roleplaying? Whatever your favorite way to play World of Warcraft, let us know in the comments what you're playing this weekend!
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