I'm wondering what everyone's been up to - especially the veterans who used to post on these forums almost daily before the game launched. I still browse these forums daily but there's nothing much going on so I thought we could break the ice a bit.
Are you still playing the game - if not, what happened? Are you still in the original guild you signed up in before Classic WoW came live? What notable achievements have you accomplished so far? What are you doing right now and what are you looking forward to doing in the next 1-2 months? Are you excited for TBC or do you think your journey will end with Classic?
Interesting that this is the first thread I see after my first visit to this site in months. I quit after a month of BWL. I completely lost interest in pvp and was only playing to raid. Stalagg had been falling apart and my disdain towards Blizzard's handling of server transfers was increasing. My guild was planning to transfer off, and I was honestly feeling like the game was becoming more of a burden than fun. Icing on the cake is I changed jobs and became a lot more busy irl. So I decided to quit, with the possibility of starting back in Naxx just to complete all of the endgame content.
Recently I've played PoE, D2, and bought a Switch to play through some console games. If I get an itch to play WoW again, I'll probably just get into this hardcore classic cup since speedrunning is probably my favorite thing to do.
I didn't get to play most of TBC originally due to some RL issues, so in theory I'd love to play, but I just don't really have that kind of time to dedicate to an MMO anymore, and super casual play doesn't suit me.
I'm still playing, I hit 57 on my main last week and I have a week off work so I'm hoping to finally hit 60 if the kids will let me.
I've been trying to let me main get rested to make it easier and do bgs on my alts, but it seems like low level battlegrounds have slowed down a lot lately.
And I'm extremely excited to a TBC option, although I really hope the way it works is that I can copy my existing characters over to it.
I hit 60 but pretty quickly stopped playing back in January for a lot of reasons; my guild fell apart, I didn’t have the time to dedicate to the game that I really wanted to, meaning I couldn’t do the endgame content I wanted to, and was just generally too busy to put in the effort to meet my goals. I started playing again a few weeks ago but rolled on a new server because I wanted to play horde. I still don’t have the time to play really, but leveling can be done just fine in short bursts. My biggest worry is that the population on Deviate Delight seems dangerously low atm, which is going to make getting groups for dungeons difficult, so to help counter that I rolled a Druid so I can do whatever needs to be done. I’m having fun with the game again though. I will definitely be playing tbc since it adds my favorite part of the game, arena, but I’m hoping real life allows me the time to actually do some raiding in classic before that happens.
Raikan - Night Elf Druid
Keatts- Human Rogue
Grobbulus - US
I've taken a break as I'm finishing my master's. I've got a level 50 Shaman and 42 Paladin, and I've just not had the time in a block to hit 60 since the game launched. I leveled the Paladin from 1 to 40 just over the Christmas break.
I was really wanting to play elemental and ZG was when it was going to actually be a non-totally trash spec with all the plus hit and mp5 gear. I mean it still won't be that good but I won't feel compelled to buy 80g in consumables per raid. (which, tbh, nobody should be doing anyway b/c the game is pretty easy)
I finish up w/ school in week and a half. And then I'm 100% fucking off for about 2 weeks before I start work. But I'm not sure I can get super into the game when I know both my characters will be so much better in BC. Plus I've got other games to play. I'll have to see.
If I got way back in it, all I'd want TBH is a casual 20 man guild that raids ZG and AQ20. And maybe starts some Ony and MC pugs. Just so we have a small group that everyone knows ready for 10/25 man raiding in BC.
Temaius - Paladin
My druid is at 48 days /played, my warrior and mage are probably at about 2 and 3 days each. So I'm about 53 days /played in total. BWL has been on farm for a while now, and our best BWL clear time has been 62 minutes. We got MC down to 55 minutes a couple months ago. The raid team I'm on is elbows deep into prep for AQ40 right now, and we've been stacking consumes for both AQ and Naxx:
The current grind now is preparing nature resist gear for the princess huhuran fight. We're looking to equip a minimum of 15 of our guys with at least 200 nature resist, but trying to get 20-25 guys to that resist level in case we lose guys during the fight.
Can't wait for AQ to drop.
I play here and there honestly. Mainly playing planet coaster and surfing youtube or picking back up on my DJing hobby. I got my hunter to 58 and stopped to play a mage. IDK why I can never hit max level on blizz servers. I just fall off.
Melthis - Night Elf Rogue - US Netherwind
Meldren - Gnome Mage - US Netherwind
I'm kinda of the mind to just wait til BC. Might play every once in awhile to get some exp but mostly gold in preparation. Better designed classes and, I assume, reduced exp to level per the 2.4.3 patch.
Temaius - Paladin
What about AQ War Effort, you guys prepping for that - or anyone on your server for that matter?
Farming BWL & ZG, doing some PvP, and waiting on AQ. I'm next in line for either Lok'amir or Rejuv Gem but neither have dropped. Having terrible luck with loot in there.
I burned out pretty fast . I'm barely about to reach level 40 with my highest character because I'm an altoholic and don't often play. Since I'm going to law school this Fall I doubt I'll have any real time in the future though. Still, I have to say I've had some incredibly fun and memorable social experiences in classic already.
So got back into leveling my lowbie druid over the last couple of weeks and I’m once again having a blast with the game. Druid is definitely one of the most gratifying classes to solo with, and is the only class I never leveled to max in retail. Happy to report though that I’m once again in love with the game.
Raikan - Night Elf Druid
Keatts- Human Rogue
Grobbulus - US
Not been so good for me to be honest. Going into classic launch I didn't have any friends or anyone playing besides a few family members who literally stopped after like a week. I had a "main" character and slowly hit into the mid 20s or so and also tried a few others classes to the mid 20s but took a break from WoW around November (as I play classic and current). I started playing WoW again March/April or so. To be totally honest I regret not just fully giving it my attention and trying to push to 60 during that initial launch rush. I feel like I missed the party in that aspect when Classic was totally fresh and people didn't have established 60s.
With my WoW sub active again I'm planning to re-roll on Classic to a fresh server and give it another shot and hopefully this time make some friends or join a guild so I can actually stick it out long term. Without any social connections it can get boring for me. I'm on EU going to roll Alliance so if anyone has social guild spots open feel free to let me know here, happy to join any server..preferably a PvP server. Either way, I'm hoping this is the last time I need to re-roll. It would be nice to just stick with it and actually hit the cap and experience end game that I missed in 2005/6.
Still playing, still enjoying it.
I rushed the first month or so, tried to do everything as quickly as possible, but I think everybody did!
Now I've stopped raiding in the main group and accepted that I'm happy just to log on a couple days a week to level alts, farm gold and help the guild out with their second raid team.
I think if I continued to play as I did in the first month I'd be totally sick of the game now.
Hey, I've been seeing more & more incentive to try out DD and was going to go Horde as well. I will be one more lowbie joining in. I'd say within the next week at the longest i will (which means now i'll prolly get the itch tonite haha) just because i think i rolled too many alts & would like to get the children's week Quests done. Hopefully I'll see ya around.Telvaine wrote: ↑1 month agoI hit 60 but pretty quickly stopped playing back in January for a lot of reasons; my guild fell apart, I didn’t have the time to dedicate to the game that I really wanted to, meaning I couldn’t do the endgame content I wanted to, and was just generally too busy to put in the effort to meet my goals. I started playing again a few weeks ago but rolled on a new server because I wanted to play horde. I still don’t have the time to play really, but leveling can be done just fine in short bursts. My biggest worry is that the population on Deviate Delight seems dangerously low atm, which is going to make getting groups for dungeons difficult, so to help counter that I rolled a Druid so I can do whatever needs to be done. I’m having fun with the game again though. I will definitely be playing tbc since it adds my favorite part of the game, arena, but I’m hoping real life allows me the time to actually do some raiding in classic before that happens.
I too, took a break for a few mos because of rl stuff and unfortunately, the server i was trying to main hasn't really been somewhere that's jived with me. i really don't like the community on that server & have been playing alts to get a feel for where i will truly enjoy. i brought a Guild i started in WotLK, that's been begging me to come back since i quit after Cata. Well, they all decided they are now conditioned to like retail (despite starting in Vanilla/BC) So, disenfanchised, i've been trying to find a place i jive with. Grobbulus hit that mark HARD for me, but then the Realm got flooded with transfers and it hasn't been the same since; so again been leveling alts til that hopefully resolves. Been enjoying trying different servers and classes, mainly.
I was playing daily from launch until the Hong Kong debacle occurred. I swore off Blizzard products until they made that PR apology to save face. I reluctantly came back and found out that everyone else was now three months ahead of me and my motivation to play diminished.
I now play here and there. I still haven't hit 60, but my motivation has slowly returned and now I have 5 characters over level 20, with one at 48. Altoholism has destroyed my life. I think some people burned themselves out by pushing the game hardcore, but I always felt that the Barrens Chat website decoration reminded me of my old time playing WoW in 2006. It reminds me of the time when we used to play the game for fun instead of min-max, hyper-obsessed speed running raids became a thing. I don't judge anyone who chose that route, but taking your time to play this game is a sure way to not become burnt out. Sometimes, I log on and I just relax in Darnassus fishing for a while. I enjoy myself more than ever now.
I have been raiding MC/ONY, BWL and ZG on a weekly basis, been very lucky with drops and winning those drops in ZG.
Got *Cloak of Consumption*, *Touch of Chaos*, *Bloodcaller*, and epic caster ring in the first 2 weeks of ZG being out.
Finished making all my bloodvine set but since I equipping all the bloodvine gear will break 3 piece T2, i think i am going to wait on equipping the boots till i get another piece of T2. Now all i need from ZG are enchants, rep and Bag of Whammies off hand.
Been soloing DM:E for gold since i am still a miner.
Two days ago 4 runs and 4 arcane crystals, quick 250g.
Now I want to start getting rep in cenarian circle to prepare for AQ's release, would like to get revered before it releases but i have my doubts.
I dont play alot, only at night and with ZG out now and 3 day cool down, it seems like every night is a raid night lol.
Have trouble farming gold and rep on a weekly basis.
| Nýxt - Affliction Warlock | Kirtonos PVP | Level 60 | =-|-= | Awkaran - Resto Druid | Kirtonos PVP | Level 27 |
My raid team isn't prepping for the AQ war effort yet. So far the focus has been on getting consumes and gear ready for the raid itself. With a couple million items needing to be turned in, I'm not sure how much any guild can expect to stockpile in advance. How are you guys planning to handle this? Are you going to try and create hundreds of bank alts to start storing this stuff, or are you going to do it live and start begin farming and turning items on once the war effort goes live?
Around the time the game launched I was very focused on starting a career. I gave myself 2 weeks to enjoy the launch, and leveled to 52 during that time. After that I let my sub expire and went back to focusing on career goals. Secured my dream job a few weeks ago, so decided to renew my sub and finish what I started. 6 more levels to go.
I'm still playing. I'm currently raid logging on my hunter which is 4 items away from being Best in Slot. Outside of the 1 raid a week on my hunter, I'm ranking on my Druid and having fun being a FC. Considering rerolling to Druid for AQ because there is very little items to gather as a hunter and I'm currently having a lot more fun on the Druid. Looking forward to finally experience clearing AQ and Naxx. And most of all im looking forward to TBC.
I only get to play a couple hours a week so it's going slow but it's been a complete blast so far!
Looking forward to getting 60 (one of these years) and really looking forward to a possible TBC Classic.
9 months ago