Month: March 2019

What if you can click on all the things?

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Why can’t i click on the board game to play mini-Hearthstone?

On of the earliest “oooh an aah” moments in WoW was clicking on a chair and see my character sitting on that chair, it was an exciting moment; i can click on things and something will happen, only to find that things to click on are few and mostly related to quests.

MassivelyOP published an article about Project Gorgon, the game have this great feature where you can click on almost anything and you’ll see a square around it with a button, which mean you can interact with that object, sometimes the game offer multi options to interact with things.

By doing that the game offer a rich world where the player can slow down and truly explore everything, and the game reward explorer by offering hidden content and new places.

Project Gorgon by the way is an MMO developed by a team of 2 people, the game is early access but unlike many early access games; the game is playable and the developers are active and adding more features and content.

Back to WoW, now i ask you to do this, go to your favorite place, a city or a quest hub, look at every object and imagine what the game could offer you if you clicked on that object, more than that, imagine the hidden content you can get by talking to random NPCs who offer no quests.

This kind of content is there in the game but it is rare, like getting a pet by offering a drink you can only get from a dungeon, i wish Blizzard make a small team just for adding content to old … content! i mean old zones where there is nothing but quests and when you finish them there is nothing else.

Back to Diablo

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This game deserve some screenshots posts

I clicked on Battle.net icon, the application started updating Diablo 3, i switched to its page to see what’s going on, there is an art book called Book of Adria, i really want this book now, and Diablo 3 itself is 50% off.

Ok, now i want to play WoW, clicked on the big blue button that says Play, and Diablo 3 started! i thought i’ll check the game, i haven’t played it for a long time, it’s season 16 and the reward include butterfly wings … i want that!

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So i’m playing Diablo again, all becaue i clicked on the wrong “Play” button 😛

All for one screenshot

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I showed before screenshots for a pink orc, i shared one of these screenshots in a MassivelyOP post, it’s a weekly post where people share screenshots for all kind of online games, someone asked me to do the same screenshot but for a pink gnome.

I didn’t have mail class gnome, mail class for gnomes mean hunter, so i made a new one, leveled her to level 60 because the pink transmog set open only at level 58, and i wanted to fly to Mulgore, why? because it’s a beautiful place.

So i took the one screenshot i need and many more:

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Best quest in Badlands … i wish it’s a daily quest!
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One of few puzzles in the game, i wish to see more and harder puzzles
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Already have all pink set
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Look at it … the eyes says so much … or maybe not!
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Flying to Goldshire is always an adventure … what in the world is happening here?!
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The druid denied charming any of the critters floating around him/her
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The sheep army … the sharpy?!
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Tamed Zhevera, at last hunters can tame them
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Tamed Gazelle … even it’s old model, still looks good

Of course i’m not going to keep the pink theme … that was for a screenshot, now time to change the hair color and the transmog set to something more deadly 🙂

 

So i did some PVP

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I have no screenshot from the PVP event .. so here is a random one

Thanks to Alunaria post about pvp event, i did some PVPing, but it’s not really PVP, it’s more like Player vs AI, and calling that PVAI sounds like an alien word for “go away”, the idea here you are fighting against software not real people so i’m ok with that.

The AI for Arathi Basin is much smarter than the ones in Warfront, and they can be challenging, it is impressive to see AI try to play like real player, even jumping around.

I took a quest from Boralus to win 4 battle grounds and i joined the PVP queue, it does not take more than a minute to find a group, and it seems everyone knows what to do except me, i went there knowing nothing.

First 4 battles i was almost the last in the score board, but with every battle i learn more how to use all my abilities, i have to press all the buttons, this P vs AI is so useful to learn PVPing without going against players who did PVP for years.

Changing my abilities and focusing on killing the other team players made me jump into the middle of score board, not bad.

As for the rewards, i got few honor points, few conquest points, i reached Friendly level with The League of Arathor, killing AI players does not count as Honorable Kills, and each battleground gives just 80 honors, compare that to random battleground which gives 300 honor.

More importantly i earned enough Mark of Honor to buy 2 PVP transmog sets, Fierce Combatant’s Chain Armor and Bloodthirsty Gladitor’s Chain Armor.

I wish i started joining these battle from the start of the event not in the last 2 days, i learn by doing much faster than reading, so i learned that as a hunter i’m good at kiting, hitting people from far and running away from them while killing them slowly, i did that to a demon hunter and i’m proud of this little achievement, also traps have big role and throwing them every where helps my team.

Next time i’ll try to prepare myself, reading some PVP tips, using macros, maybe i’ll start to enjoy PVP?

Free Transmog days

Trial of Style started today, which means transmog and barber shop are free of charge, a chance to go crazy and try different number of transmog sets, also chance to use enchants which i never use because they cost a lot of gold.

Also barber shop now can change skin color, it is a little weird to feel that my old main is new after changing skin color and hair color … anyway, since transmog is free, why not show some of your alts transmog? here are mine.

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This is my monk, his old set was red and boring, gave him different set and i found that my leather items are lacking, i have no level 120 leather class to collect transmog, so whatever i have now is limited, it’s hard to come up with a good set, but i think this set looks nice.

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My Lightforged Paladin, while the race have its own set, i was working hard to collect this set: Battlegear of Guiding Light (Mythic), the shoulders have moving parts, and the colors are beautiful, I don’t think i’ll change this set for coming months, the sword is Very Light Saber, good one Blizzard.

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Kul’tiran druid, most of the time he is a wicker moonkin or a stag, trying to find good set for him is hard, Nobleman cosmetic set is the one i use for my alts when i can’t find good transmog for them, it always looks nice.

Is this a feature or a bug?

I’m questing with my new Kul’tiran druid, everything is normal then i see this:

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A green item upgraded to blue, this idea or system started in Warlords of Draenor as i remember, when did they change that? or is it a bug? it happened again in another zone:

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Ok .. i’ll check 8.1.5 patch notes, maybe i missed that ….. and yes i missed this:

All Quest rewards from Classic through the Warlords of Draenor expansion now have a chance to upgrade up to Epic quality.

It’s nice to get an upgrade while questing, so this is a feature not a bug.

Happiness Sha is here

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Pet Journal says “This thing is equally as evil as it is adorable.” and that’s true, when you get this pet just click on it.

Collecting pets for this achievement was much easier than other ones, for example i still can’t get Fiendish Imp no matter how many times i tried with my alts, same thing for other pets.

Now it’s time to get a mechanical bird.