Old 03-30-2011   #1396
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I remember looking forward to Outland back before Cataclysm. Now I cling on to Azeroth as long as I can. The whole rodeo clown gear issue is so laughable though. I suppose if you try take it all less seriously and work towards putting together the ugliest set of gear in any video game ever, it makes the whole Outland experience a little more tolerable.

Northrend really isn't that much better. Least the quests are a little more recent. Gear looks all the same though.
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Old 03-31-2011   #1397
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Yeah I'm really taking my time after I realized how much of a grind the fucking place is. I'm running a lot of dungeons and trying to get the more rare gems for my socketed stuff. I love a lot of the quests that tell me I need multiple people, and then I just go solo them with my felguard and doomguard at my side as well as that Rheas last egg trinket thing.
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Old 04-01-2011   #1398
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Blizzards April Fools stuff is .. kinda awesome. I wish they'd put it ingame.

http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/game/dun...ortal-darkness
http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/game/dungeon-helper/
http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/...Blizzard-Store

EDIT: So I made a new trial account since it's been like 2 months since I've touched WoW. Still boring.

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Blizzards April Fools stuff is .. kinda awesome. I wish they'd put it ingame.

http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/game/dun...ortal-darkness
http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/game/dungeon-helper/
http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/...Blizzard-Store

EDIT: So I made a new trial account since it's been like 2 months since I've touched WoW. Still boring.
You should give me some of that massive pile of gold you have
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Old 04-05-2011   #1401
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If I wanted to create a macro that casted Immolate, then Corruption, then Shadow bolt how would I do this?

I've tried a few different commands, but none of them work.
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Some AWESOME news:

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In patch 4.1 we'll be introducing Dungeon Finder: Call to Arms, a new system intended to lower queue times. Call to Arms will automatically detect which class role is currently the least represented in the queue, and offer them additional rewards for entering the Dungeon Finder queue and completing a random level-85 Heroic dungeon.

Any time the Dungeon Finder queue is longer than a few minutes for level-85 Heroics, the Call to Arms system kicks in and determines which role is the least represented. In the case of tanking being the least represented role, the "Call to Arms: Tanks" icon will display in the Dungeon Finder UI menu where class roles are selected, and will also display on the UI when the queue pops and you are selected to enter a dungeon. Regardless of your role, you'll always be able to see which role currently has been Called to Arms, if any.

Call to Arms is meant to lower wait times by offering additional rewards for queuing as the currently least represented role. To be eligible for the additional rewards you must solo queue for a random level-85 Heroic in the role that is currently being Called to Arms, and complete the dungeon by killing the final boss. Every time you hit these requirements (there is no daily limit) you'll receive a goodie bag that will contain some gold, a chance at a rare gem, a chance at a flask/elixir (determined by spec), a good chance of receiving a non-combat pet (including cross faction pets), and a very rare chance at receiving a mount. The pets offered come from a wide variety of sources, and include companions like the Razzashi Hatchling, Cockatiel, and Tiny Sporebat, but the mounts are those specifically only available through dungeons (not raids), like the Reins of the Raven Lord from Sethekk Halls, Swift White Hawkstrider from Magister's Terrace, and Deathcharger's Reins from Stratholme.

This system is meant to address the unacceptable queue times currently being experienced by those that queue for the DPS role at max level. The long queue times are, of course, caused by a very simple lack of representation in the Dungeon Finder by tanks, and to some extent healers. We don't feel the tanking and healing roles have any inherent issues that are causing the representation disparity, except that fulfilling them carries more responsibility. Understandably, players prefer to take on that responsibility in more organized situations than what the Dungeon Finder offers, but perhaps we can bribe them a little. While this system gives tanks and healers something extra, the incentive is being provided so that we can help players in the DPS role get into more dungeons, get better gear, and continue progressing.

While the gold, gems, flasks, and elixirs are OK incentives, we knew we needed something more substantial. We had briefly considered Valor Points and epics, but decided that wouldn't be working toward the goal of helping DPS players progress, and ultimately wouldn't keep tanks and healers in the Dungeon Finder system for very long. We settled on pets and dungeon-found mounts as they’re cosmetic/achievement items that players tend to try to get on their own, so why not change that up and offer them a chance to get some of those elusive pets and mounts in a way that also helps other players? Even if they don't get a pet or mount, or get one they already have, the gold and other goodies still feel rewarding enough that it won't feel like a waste of effort.

We think it's a pretty solid incentive to get tanks and healers queuing, give max-level players another way to collect the pets and mounts they so desire, and above all, to improve wait times for DPS players sitting in queues. In the case of lower level dungeons, it's actually not uncommon for DPS to be the least represented role, and so if this new system works out and we're pleased with the results, we may consider applying this same mechanic to lower level dungeons as well.
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We’ve been following discussions and reading feedback on the Dungeon Finder Call to Arms feature, and appreciate everyone’s opinions on the topic. We wanted to share a few items though that supplement the recent announcement:

The additional reward for completing the Dungeon Finder Call to Arms (called the Satchel of Exotic Mysteries) will be Bind on Account; able to be freely sent to other characters on your account once you receive it.

An error existed in the announcement regarding flasks and potions being picked based on your spec. This is not the case. If someone earns a Satchel of Exotic Mysteries, and if it rolls the random chance to provide a potion or flask, it will be a randomly selected. This helps ensure a broad array of available flasks and potions for all characters.

We also wanted to clarify, mounts that have a possibility to be found in a Satchel of Exotic Mysteries are found with the same rarity as if you had slain the dungeon boss that normally drops them.
TLDR: In 4.1 they will be adding a feature called "Call to Arms" for the LFD tool (85 heroics) which will show the least represented role (aka tanks usually,) when completing the heroic you will be given a goodie bag which contains gold, sometimes flasks/elixirs, pets and VERY rarely one of three mounts (Swift White Hawkstrider, Deathcharger's Reins, Reins of the Raven Lord) and the best part? This goodie bag is BIND ON ACCOUNT. Meaning if you do get a mount that you already have you can send it to an alt, or if you're playing on your alt, to your main.

Looks like I'll be coming back 4.1, this was a desperately needed feature, dungeons were IMPOSSIBLE to run.
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Looks like it's about time I put some more time into my warrior and paladin then.
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Been playing a bit recently. About an hour or so every other day, not sure how I used to play it for like 7 hours non stop...

It's enjoyable, I'm levelling up a female nelf hunter, I wanted to make a cliche toon.
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So any suggestions for a set of gear for a lvl 70 demo lock?
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What you mean? lvling gear?
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What you mean? lvling gear?
I'm capped at 70, only have BC, and don't want to upgrade until I have a few more toons (paly, warrior, second lock, and something else) at 70. And since I have time on my hands now, I want to get the best set of gear I can for my lock.
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You could probably find some old school runs (Black Temple/etc) on your server, look on the forums or something.
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