WoW! Talk! #174: More Shadowlands and 2020 Thoughts (feat. Cognitive Pit)
Cognitive Pit from Warcraft Reloaded is here to close out 2020 with thoughts on Shadowlands and a brief look back at 2020!...
This week Nick, Rei, Eric, and Harv are joined by Kurabara from Dropping Spicy and Clan of Three. Together, the five of them chat about their initial Shadowlands reactions. Harv admits he hasn’t been playing much lately because of real life but he at least got to level 60. Other than Nick, everyone else has reached max level on at least two characters. Harv admits that he wants flying already. Rei meanwhile has been focusing on leveling up her enchanting and Eric is working on blacksmithing. The group then talks about the rate of leveling since everyone seems to either have hit 60 or be on their way to hitting 60 with no problem. Rei and Eric talk about the carriages in Revendreth that need to be dodged, and apparently no one likes Revendreth. Rei, Eric, and Kurabara then talk about Torghast and how its much easier to run in a group. Eric discusses a strategy he has used where he can mind control mawrats and then have them spawn additional mawrats and then send them at a mob and have them all explode as a massive bomb. Rei then talks about her preparation for Castle Nathria as that opens this week.
The gang briefly discusses the Threads of Fate leveling option, and Nick mentions some changes Blizzard is making to it to make leveling alts easier. Blizzard also hotfixed some issues with grouping and phasing. The metacritic score for Shadowlands is low. Wowranks.io is a new site tracking the statistics for Covenant choices.
The gang then goes over last week’s question of the week about songs for your Shadowlands playlist. This week, they ask which of the zones is your favorite? Let us know!
Finally, Nick looks back at episode #73 when the Nighthold Raid had just opened.
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Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.
Rei is the 1 of the 5 SEELE members and the Back Office Manager at MTB. She enjoys social gaming ( AKA gaming as a group IRL and GW / WoW ), cooking, anime, and spending WAY too much time organizing or making more spreadsheets.
Auto mechanic, car enthusiast, gamer, runner and almost never serious, Eric has been ditching responsibilities and gaming since age 7. His favorite genres are FPS and racing, although most of his game time is currently spent on WoW
Chris has been playing World of Warcraft since 2007. When he's not playing his hunter in Azeroth, he's probably playing one of his many alt hunters. If not doing that, he's probably playing a different hunter.
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