As an introverted single mom who works from home, my life didn't change very much when the pandemic hit. However, in the warmer months I usually drive from Upstate New York to Massachusetts to volunteer and dance at Native American powwows, and that gives me a much needed dose of social interaction. That isn't happening… Continue reading Finding the Beat
Despite the stealth puzzle from hell, I had a great evening and definitely felt much less alone and forgotten. I know online friendships can be tricky and it's easy to make too much out of nothing, but I am extremely grateful to last night's dungeon crew for making me feel like I'm worth going through zappy robots for.
I've read some information about what's coming in Shadowlands and the new content looks very interesting, but what I'm most excited about are the impending new customization options. My characters are personal to me and being able to personalize them even more makes me very happy! Darker skin colors, new hair styles, different eye colors, tattoos, body paint, jewelry, hair decorations, I love it all! I'm going to spend hours customizing my characters and creating new ones, as I'm sure many people will.
While I may sometimes feel that I'll never quite get certain parts of the game right, I don't consider myself forever a noob. I'd never done that dungeon before but we'd all purposely chosen to queue for a dungeon with a random group of people that may or may not know the dungeon, so calling me a scrub seemed unnecessary. But I know that there are unkind people in the game and in the world and that that will never change. I certainly won't let it change how I act either.
I have created more than one female Darkspear troll during my many years of playing World of Warcraft, but I've never leveled them very far. I can't remember my reasons why, but I'm sure I thought they made sense at the time. I'll probably never make a male Darkspear troll because their hunching and crouching… Continue reading Embracing My Inner Troll Woman