Jan 8th 2010 4:44PM All you people are a bunch of self-righteous finger-pointing retards. Players, Get an authenticator and Blizzard, have them required as part of account set-up. Problem solved.
Dec 30th 2009 11:54AM I refuse to run Oculus anymore. I agree that dropping group just queues more frequently to run that very dungeon. But I just can't do it anymore.
The last straw was wiping for the 5th time on Airy Goats and falling all the way down to the ground and dying. Then, while I was dead, a fire ball that had followed me all the way down to the group hit my dead corpse. Then my GF laughed at me.
That prompted me to write up my Oculus macro, which, upon entering Oculus via the random DF, explains to the group that I can't stand the dungeon, that I am dropping group, I apologize for the inconvenience and wish you luck. This is one of the more flaky behaviors I allow myself in the game, especially considering how many other people drop group as soon as they end up in the place. Justifiable? Not really. The comments above are good testament to that. Can you blame me? I think not. The place is the epitome of all things evil in dungeons:
-vehicular combat--yay! Let's relearn our class mechanics! Just for this dungeon!
-Bosses surrounded by scads of mobs who you can't really kill unless you're in said vehicals--yay! "Let's skip some of these dragons and just kill Varos."
*aggros two dakes while fighting Varos and wipes*
"Yaaaay! We get to do it again!"
-getting lost--yay! Let's go so lost that when we finally figure out where we are, all the mobs have spawned again so we have to re-fight our way back to where we wanted to get to originally!
-the opportunity to get killed by standing in fire/frost/snow/lava/spikes/etc--yay! Now we can dog the healer for the tank dying because, hey, all that stuff on the ground is just for decoration, right? Get it together, Incompepriest!
Dec 29th 2009 12:00PM @Sarabande--danged straight tootin'. This is how the game should be played, regardless of how hard your core is.
Dec 3rd 2009 4:56PM I have more of a confirmation than a question: I heard there was new way to gain Ashen Verdict rep by farming bears but you had to catch them by luring them into a hunter trap full of ash. See, bears love peas, but they hate ash because it incapacitates them by blinding them. So you dig a hole in the group and fill it with ash. Then you line peas around it to the lure the bear. That's the trap. Then when the bear wanders up, you kick him in the ash-hole while he's taking a pea. 250 rep.
Is this for real or is it just a rumor?
Nov 25th 2009 1:30AM Sooooo much awesome random chicanery in IF right now. That was the most WoW fun I've had in weeks.
Nov 25th 2009 12:23AM I am on Mok'Nathal and this is actually better-than-average server performance for us. The reason you don't hear about our outages anymore is because they happened so frequently that Blizzard got tired of posting updates about them. You used to be able to crash the entire thing by asking the location of Mankrik's wife in trade chat. It was a common mistake of noobs who were not aware of the realm's fragility.
Keep up the good work, Blizz.