End of Blaugust

Blogging every day for 31 days has been an interesting experience. I learned a lot about myself and my writing capabilities. I learned how hard it is sometimes to come up with something new to talk about, especially when there are times that you're doing basically the same things for…

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Storyline and the Alliance

Today I've mostly been working on leveling my Alliance druid. I was introduced to an add-on called Storyline, and I've fallen in love with it. It changes the way the quest text works. Currently the original quest box still shows up, but there's also a box with both your character…

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Scratching the Gaming Itch

What does it take for me to feel like I've done enough in game and can set it down for a bit? Honestly, I'm not very good at doing this. I have an addictive personality so I have to be very careful with my gaming. I will often get so…

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Shadow of Mordor

Shadow of Mordor is one of my top games that has released in the past year. I'm not a super crazy fan of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. But I do enjoy the lore behind the series, and this game has a lot of little things that are part…

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Gaming with Friends

When playing most MMO's it's important to have people to play them with. I found that out after having tried WoW multiple times to no avail until my boyfriend talked me into trying it with him. Now I have a group of friends I've made to play it with. Sometimes…

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Gaming Platforms

It's nearly the end of the month and I've been running out of things to talk about for Blaugust so I decided to pick from some of the suggested prompts there for todays topic. Many people are very specific about which gaming platform or console they use. They may love…

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ABVI Kids Career Day

ABVI, the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, asked me to come to one of their end of summer camps and talk about video game design and more specifically some of the design aspects of a game I've been helping that is based around audio. I showed up while…

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Cross Stitching Ideas

I follow a lot of people on Twitter who do artwork related to WoW. They do it for many different reasons. I love looking at all of it, but it also makes me wish I was any good at art. I'm really bad at taking something that's in my head…

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Gear Tracker

My latest add-on Gear Tracker is coming along well. I'm having some issues with getting the UI to do things the way I want it to. I mostly just need it for the initial setup so you can have your saved armor sets named whatever you want. The way I…

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One is a science fiction novel that takes place in the not too distant future. We've used up almost all of the natural resources. And there's something, that started as a virtual reality video game, called the Oasis. The Oasis is where pretty much everyone spends their free…

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