Five Years and Going…

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Amidst all the excitement and craziness real life had to offer me lately, I somehow missed my blog’s birthday! And until recently, I had this sinking feeling that I was one foot out the door with WoW and it was time to retire the blog. That’s not the case anymore. Yay!

My first post simply happened because I felt so strongly about something (in this case tree form being removed in Cataclysm) that I couldn’t keep it to myself anymore. And I have refused to shut up since.

I’ve met some great people in the blogging and Warcraft world, and I feel fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful community. *Gnome salute* You guys rock. I look forward to writing and sharing my sometimes wordy, sarcastic, and often random opinions as we go forth.

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So here’s to the fifth Blog-anniversary! (And yes, they grow up so fast…. five already!)

Priest Class Preview: First Impressions

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It’s worth noting on the outset that there’s a marked difference in Blizzard’s approach to classes in general. The Legion Class Preview Series return to the fantasy of the class and then proceed to mark out their changes and design philosophies with lore as their guide map.

It is a wonderful change from the last few years and I for one, am glad that they are returning to the core of what makes us want to play our classes. It isn’t just numbers, rotations and flavour of the month – it’s the story, character and fantasy that draws us to it.

With that in mind, I dove in to look at what they had in store for us healing priests….and so far, I like what I see!

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Legion: In the name of FASHUNZ!

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There are many things I am excited about in Legion (even if it is cautious excitement), but the announcement that made me jump for joy was undoubtedly the large, sweeping and ridiculously awesome changes to transmogrification. That’s right, it’s all about the FASHUNZ!

Legion has plans to revamp transmog in a way that will make it easier to use, more accessible to alts, do away with bag space issues….and the real icing on the cake, access items you may have deleted or completed quests for in the past.

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