May 27th 2009 7:39PM I feel the same way, especially since I always feel completely out of my element when I roll a new class. I like this column because it's useful even for older players starting all over again.
May 18th 2009 8:28AM I had played a miner/prospecting character in the table-top game Traveller that I liked so much that I simply HAD to convert him into WoW so I could keep playing him.
So now I have a disgustingly good and naive human paladin who mines and jewelcrafts. He loves giving gifts to "fair maidens" and if you give him a chance he will go on tangents about the beauty and power of the earth. :)
May 15th 2009 3:05PM Oh wow. I didn't even realize there were so many people who hated the vehicles because I get so excited whenever one comes up. There were quests in DragonBlight that I would have HATED without having a tank to slaughter the scourge with, and I've gone back and killed gargoyles in the Fjord a bunch of times because of how fun it is.
To each his own, I guess. Personally i'm looking forward to going through the rest of the content and doing more of the vehicle quests. :)
May 11th 2009 8:06AM I'm actually sort of put out about lack of faction recipes myself, and I'm an alchemist. So far looking at factions, I've seen gemcrafting and engineering the most, and then some stuff for bags, but that's it.
Valiance Expedition is particularly depressing since I'm almost exalted with them and they don't have ANYTHING I can use. So yeah, my character is popular with these people, but she doesn't get anything out of it that makes an interesting story.
May 8th 2009 8:50AM Wowwiki generally keeps up with new builds and stuff. If you look through the talent and build pages for your class on there as a start, you're bound to find something viable to start from.
You could also google search your class and preferred spec. There are lots of websites out there geared towards specific types of characters (like Discipline Priests, for example).
May 8th 2009 8:25AM This is the reason I like dual spec so much. I can still do all my questing, but now if someone asks me to go Holy for an instance (or raid, if I ever get to that point) I can just flip a switch and do it instead of being bitter that I have to pay to respec again.
Nobody wants to go on a raid just to wipe over and over again. This is why people get asked to respec. If you aren't willing to fit the needs of the group so things will get done efficiently, then you aren't going to get asked to go at all.
May 7th 2009 5:05PM I agree. I stopped playing for about a year, and just started up again a few months ago when I heard they were introducing dual spec. I'm having a lot of fun now, but if I start to feel like it's a job again I'll just stop like I did last time. I don't understand why people trudge through it when they aren't enjoying it.
May 7th 2009 5:03PM My computer works just fine. I'm not the only one having issues with Dalaran, you know.
May 7th 2009 2:06PM "The Kirin Tor is definitely interested in what's happening, yet Dalaran remains stagnant. "
Oh yeah, like Dalaran needs even more crap going on. My computer crashes in Dalaran enough as it is, thanks.
May 1st 2009 11:47PM Exactly. As a priest I am quite often not the one assaulting flags or sending them back or running them back to the base to be captured. I am almost always standing afar, healing the flag runner or the people defending the flag runner, because that is the best way I can help win the BG. And I'm not a great PVPer either, so even if I switched to shadow I'd just be an easy farm trying to get in close. :-(