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Malediction

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  1. In regards to the Multiboxing decision - Fan. Tastic. Hype Status: Still going strong.
  2. Most of the lore is still available on retail sources like wowpedia, even if a lot of it has been retconned or explained. If you're looking for a source of lore that only leads up to the events of 1.12 for RP purposes, then I guess it could be useful. I don't know if there's any sources out there for things like that.
  3. It seems to be a fake wikia page with how bad it is. I facepalm when I see people link to it. Most of its info is either from TBC or later and would need a lot of work to make it a useable Vanilla WoW wiki. I don't think it's really worth it to do so, as people just use one of the "wowhead"-esque sites that are around which will have mostly the same information anyway.
  4. I'm guilty of reserving names and quitting, but I agree it's unhealthy for people to be reserving dozens of names only to be sold off or never used. But deleting accounts or unused level 1 characters isn't really the answer imo. Blizzard already has a decent system for this: flag a character that hasn't logged in for 6 months as inactive, and if someone petitions the name to be freed up, the GMs check if it's inactive and then do that. The only problem with that is placing extra stress on the volunteer GMs that will undoubtedly already be tending to the huge line of petitions anyway.
  5. What class will I play? Probably Rogue. What class is my favorite to play? Warrior. Warrior is the most fun class in the game. It's also the most frustrating. It's easily the most involved class with a high skill ceiling. Macros, keybinds, plenty of theorycrafting, stance dancing, knowing how to take on classes that should always win against you. It's a class with multiple personality disorder. You have to be knowledgeable about other classes aswell as your own, remembering cast times, durations and cooldowns of slows, stuns, roots, etc. Carrying multiple weapons and trinkets around because you're always at a disadvantage without a pocket healer. You have to be calm and plan ahead, but you have to be quick to react or take initiative. However! If you're not a raging buffoon growling at your monitor (which has the phrase "What is best in life? To kill your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women" printed out and taped onto it), yelling "KILLLL!!!!! MURDER THEM!" loud enough for the neighbors to ponder calling the police, and feeling the visceral satisfaction of hitting Charge or Mortal Strike and seeing a 3k crit on that Mage who thought he had you, then you're not doing it right. Other classes might have some aspects of this. Rogues have strategy, Hunters have to be an encyclopaedia, and most other classes get high crits, but none of them carry the satisfaction and intensity that Warriors bring and have carried with them throughout most of the expansions.
  6. arthis, gooldan, ilidin, bovar, thrul, xxdethxxx plz dont use my sercet list o fnams
  7. @RawneThat actually happens quite often, especially on private servers. It's hilarious every time.
  8. I have a couple stories. On retail back in Wrath, I was playing on my Mage and did a battleground - Strand of the Ancients I think. I used Ice Block just as the game ended when everyone gets frozen, I teleported out and I was still in it. This is usually normal but after the duration ended, it was still there. I still couldn't remove it, even after re-logging. I was immune to damage, but could move around and cast things as normal. The duration never ended on it until the server reset a few hours later. Suffice it to say, I had a lot of fun on my Mage that day. There was a time I was stalked for a while aswell, back in Cataclysm. I had joined a new guild and our guild leader and raid leader were a couple that lived an hour from my house. I never told them where I lived, but they drove past my house a few times and wanted to have an 'open relationship'. They were furries. I wonder what they're up to these days. On Nost, I ran an AV and got sheeped mid-charge and got teleported up to the top of the 'roof' of the battleground. When I fell back down, I fell through the floor. I did a /shrug emote to the Mage as I fell back down, who I presume was laughing his ass off.
  9. Hajimemashite, sensei Welcome to Crestfall Estimated release date is When it's done™. Aside from that, we don't really know. It's in closed beta right now and people are growing anxious but it looks like we'll be waiting a little while yet.
  10. She's not actually a merchant, she's got alzheimers. She walks around "selling" bread and just taking people's stuff until she starts beating people up with the wheat-based beatstick she carries around, then the Ironforge Guards take her away for a while.
  11. I think you'd be surprised how well your story mirrors that of other people here. I like hearing other peoples' experiences though, and mentioning counter-strike makes me nostalgic for the days of fun servers and clans and such. I was pretty heavily into that game around the same time aswell. Modern fps games don't quite capture the intimacy and community that the original CS did.
  12. o/ Welcome to the club! Good to see that interest in the PVE server is still growing. Disregard the drama you see on r/wowservers. Infact disregard that place altogether and just enjoy the part of the community that doesn't spend all day arguing over how others play the game. Your sanity will thank you.
  13. To put it simply: Do you know the most interesting man in the world ? I'm the opposite of that. I'm like Steve Buscemi except without the good looks. I live in the suburbs outside of some suburbs outside of a city nobody wants to live in. All of my neighbors are 3x my age but I'm the crotchety geezer who stays home all day complaining about all the noise. For Halloween they went trick-or-treating without me and then left empty wrappers on my doorstep. I knew it was them because I could hear the wheezing and the subtle tip-taps of their walkers as they sped off. My dogs get more mail than I do. Sometimes for fun I pretend my name is Skippy so I can feel loved. I'm too poor to develop a drinking problem. One time I was mugged by a guy from behind. When I turned around, he apologized and said he was going to turn himself around now that he's seen someone at rock bottom. I went to church once and the pastor said "I'm sorry there's nothing I can do for you." I'm tall, pale and skinny. So naturally I can't go outside without burning or being mistaken for an alien. I'm so pale my skin has developed a reflective sheen like those rare cave-dwelling creatures. I know this because everywhere I go, cars seem to swerve away and people cover their eyes. The only things that make me interesting are an incurable disease and my ability to click my teeth like a drum set. Edit: You guys probably think I'm joking. Ha... Ha....
  14. On a related note: It's also caused me to sit at the log-in screen for longer than I care to admit. I've had most of my characters' names since my early days of WoW, and some I carried over from other games / Tabletop. Sometimes I think I could sit back and play a new character with a new name and face, but it just doesn't feel right unless it's just as it was back in the day because I'm a horrid nostalgic. Playing a Warrior? Must be the same warrior with the same name as I had before. Name is taken? Guess I'm not playing a Warrior. I stopped trying to pick "cool" names (like a cool word or a character from a show/book) because they're always taken in the first 5 minutes of a server launching by people with 20 accounts grabbing them all and never playing on them. And playing a character with a name like "Puhzzayslayerr" just doesn't appeal to me, so I opt for more RP-ish names.
  15. I feel like this should surprise me but... it really doesn't. This sounds like Blizzard putting the fire to Nost though, revenge for releasing their code. So either they're doing this to remove opposition to any Blizzard Legacy servers (if I were to stay optimistic, since they've yet to give any announcement about Legacy since they said they would "sometime after Blizzcon") or they're doing this because Blizzard is cracking down on private servers even harder. I can't really see any other reasons for why Nost would announce this, and why Elysium would cave so quickly.