Bad news we already know: I am still without a functioning computer suitable for Cataclysm. However, I’ve always been able to play WoW on a P4 on lowest settings and 600 resolution. However…
Crappy News: I am without internet. The morning after the midnight launch, my house was devoid of not only internet services, but cable services AND phone services. A big middle finger to Rogers/Shaw, easily the worst communications company in Canada, and possibly the world. When the majority
Hell, I can’t even make posts without having to drive all the way to my local starbucks, which is about 7 minutes away.
Fuck My Life: Car’s in the shop. I have to wait for my parents to come home in the evening so I can borrow their car so I can go out. This is getting kinda ridiculous. I can’t even work at home, nor can I even drive out to the location where I’m supposed to work if I am unable to work at home!
So I’m pretty much not working, not playing wow, lying in my bed, trying to read the Cataclysm novel to pass my time.
Curse my speedreading ability: Finished the Shattering in about 3 hours. It was fine. Go read it if you like. The mention of gnomes here and there is cool, but we had an ENTIRE BOOK dedicated to taurens. That leaves gnomes as the final race to not get any sort of significant screentime. I hate you blizz, seriously ;_;
WORST LAUNCH EXPERIENCE EVER: At least, personally. The next time you guys complain about griefing, bugs not letting you finish quests, or that jackass that pulled the entire hallway in Throne of the Tides, think of me, and kindly try to enjoy yourselves. Okay?
A lot has been going on in my life that has taken me in different directions. First was my graduation from University, and my still-looming prospect of actually finding a career to settle into. Second was my trip to Asia, which completely shook up my post-graduate plans. Third was my increased interest in writing. And last but not least was the prospect of temporary unemployment.
With this upcoming trip, which I cannot stop raving about at work (much to the dismay of my colleagues), I have to take into consideration the expiring duration of the benefits of Recruit-a-Friend. In preparation for the trip, I have absolutely stopped raiding for the time being (not that I actually have been raiding recently anyways, due to vent issues) in lieu of more flexible in-game activities, such as dual-boxing and whoring out my glyphs to the AH for mad cash.
I can’t help but say that I am absolutely excited for my 5-man run of Heroic Asia. I hope it will be a smooth run, and already, I’m so busy making preparations by farming the proper flasks, making sure I brought spare set of gear, farming mats for consumables, visiting the RL auction house for other useful items.
I’m expecting to be able to bring my netbook with me, as it is very light and compact, making it a very viable travel companion. This will allow me to record my journey on notepad when I hit the hay in the hotels. (Note to self: bring network cable for internet usage). So while I can forsee a grand slowdown in the blog, I really urge you to follow my twittering via this site’s widget, or through twitter itself.
That being said, I’m more than happy to share with you the itinerary for this international instance.