What We've Been Doing:
Aprillian & Vrishna Aprillian running around Northrend getting candy on short maintenance day.
Started a DK on JT with David, it was hard at first. But then he started liking it, enjoyed being evil. The final battle with Arthas was confusing
Dinged 78 on Aprillian
Went into Warsong Gulch with Aprillian, forgot to use fear, it wasn't even on my toolbar, until someone whispered me.
Decided to create a DK on Wyrmrest Accord so I could ride Glanthur's mammoth
Did Friend or Fowl on Epril
Got 100g from Glanthur on Wyrmrest Accord
Solador, 80 Belf Rogue invited me to HH, I got the helm and a ring [The Horseman's Seal]
Doing dailies on Aprillian
Create a rule as follows to split out the equipment in your bags that are not part of an outfit
equip() and soulbound() and not outfit() and not equip(Tabard)
outfit(dps) or outfit(tank)
- Pud hit 75 mid week and tried to get some epics, but all that dropped was spellcaster rings - 8 times in a row!
- Lost a day because I went over my ISP cap and got shaped. Luckily, upgraded next day.
Raiding - 10 man
- Asheal @ ToC - off night. started late. called in subs. wiped unnecessarily
- Asheal @ ToC - cleared easily.next night after reset, muuuch smoother. Just goes to show how much it helps to have a team that works well together.
Raiding - 25 man
- Onyxia - Asheal won helm [Aurora of Transcendence]
- ToC - Won a Trophy of the Crusade - allows purchase of better tier gear. Very close to getting down Faction Champions. Bought [Zabra's Robe of Triumph] - 245 chest peice. Also had enough triumph badges to buy [Zabra's Shoulderpads of Conquest] - 232 item. Required major shuffle of gems and made up a new hit set for shadow
- Guppers tried Sunwell Plateau, as we only had 20. Kept wiping on dragon boss that puts down a cloud that turns players against the team.
Pants on Head
- Pudendal started doing Venture Bay dailies since he hit 74. Got a new sigil and a tanking cloak in only two days. (TIP: For "Smoke 'Em Out, round them up and toss smoke bomb)
- Did all the usual quest chains - Wrathgate, Oracles, have started Sons of Hodir. (got Chol killed when doing the proto-drake leaping quest)
- Dinged 77, got cold weather flying and have started Argent Tournament.
- Pud tanked VH (nice gloves and pants upgrade because I /yelled abuse at Blizz for the shaman drops!)
- Pud tanked DTK and Gundrak
- Got [Northern Exposure]. The mob was green because I had a quest disguise on. Instinctively cancelled the disguise - in the middle of several mobs.
- Always have trouble with "The Storm King's Vengeance", where you ride on the back of Gymer the storm giant and kill 100 scourge and 3 bosses. Even using the storm clouds, seems difficult to do alot of damage without dying.
Serpent Shrine Cavern
- Leotheras the Blind - one shot!
- Fathomlord Karathress - one shot!
- Morogrim Tidewalker - one shot!
- Good try on Lady Vash ; needed more ranged for striders
Glanthur- Dragon Aspects overview and Alexstrasza
Email #1 from Paul
Love the podcast, only began listening yesterday.
Could you tell me the realm you play on – I tried searching through the archives and twitters – couldn’t find it.
Keep up he awesome podcast
Email #A from Kurly
Tiz yer faithful bud Kurly, wishing you all the best of the best...and I hope you're Halloween baskets overflow-eth with sugary goodness!
Email #2 from Erik
(Bear with me on the grammar)
When you do a Faction Change (at least on a PvP server) you loose all the faction specific quests you have done when working your way towards the "Loremaster" and "Seeker" achievements.
I transferd from Alliane to Hord for a month ago on Defias Brotherhood. I have the 2k Quest achievement but only 1457 quests on my way to the 3k Quest achievement. This shows that i "lost" at least 543 quests, but i think its closer to a 1000 quests.
Here is a link to my Armory achievement page:
Email #3 from Super
Dear Aprillian, Ashayo & Glanthur,
Hello there Ctrl Alt WoW Crew! My names Ryan, but in Azeroth, I go by Superflous, or Super for short! He’s my level 80 human mage on the Staghelm server. I’ve been listening to your show for a long time now, and have really been enjoying the varying playstyles of Glanthur, Ashayo and Aprillian! With the recent discussions about having loved ones joining you in WoW, I decided to talk to my boyfriend about it and see what his opinion of it was. Turns out, he actually had played for a little while, having a level 28 Night Elf Druid, but cancelled his subscription, because it “didn’t grab him.” Well, I let him roll a Death Knight on my account, and he’s been obsessed! It’s so funny to have phone calls or IMs asking me about items or quests or a mob, it’s terrific. Unfortunately, he has yet to open up his subscription again, it’s a little sad that we can’t play together at the same time. Usually, I’ll be studying while he’s leveling and then we’ll switch back and forth, but it’d be very cool to level with his DK. I just happened to have a 57 Hunter, waiting for him. His birthday is coming up, so maybe that’ll be his present haha! Or maybe I’ll just get a second account, because I’ve been actually quite curious to try dual boxing. Great show! Keep up the Great Work, and maybe I’ll roll up a toon on Earthen Ring and go and visit AIE! Keep on Loving the Game and putting out a Wonderful Podcast :)
Email #B from Karen
Hey everybody, great podcasts, as usual. I'm really enjoying hearing from other couples that play together. My husband and I play together and have pretty much since we started the game (very soon after it launched).
Ted played first and I made a toon on his account (Elsa, my level 80 horde hunter) and soon after I got my own account and Itransferred her over to that account. We leveled several of our toons together and have had toons that only play with each other.
Now that we have several 80's and are working on Alts, mostly we instance together or bring another, higher level toon to help out with group quests. We've actually found that leveling goes faster solo these days, so we don't quest together, but we have our computers where we can talk while we're playing.
Ted was more of the gamer before WoW, though I did play Diablo. He played a lot of different first person shooters (well, as many as he could find for the Mac). We've both played D&D (paper and pencil RPG, that is) since way back and WoW pretty much took the place of our monthly D&D sessions. So much easier to get on the computer and play for a bit. No one needs to be the DM and figure out the adventure, etc. And we can play with friends and family that aren't local.
We have a very small guild of real life friends and family, so we know everyone we instance with and knew them before playing together. We've had luck with the Headless Horseman this year, helping several people in the guild get their title. Still haven't seen that mount drop though.
Our daughter plays a little bit, which brings me to my question. Our daughter doesn't play much, but her main is a DK on her account. The only reason she was able to make a DK is that Ted transferred over a mage from his account (who was 55+). He dual-boxed his mage with a DK on his account for a bit, but isn't really doing that any more. He would like to transfer the mage back to his account (to be able to give him cold weather flying and heirloom items) but what will that do to our daughter's DK since there won't be a 55+ character on that account any more?
I figured if anyone would know, it would be Aprillian.
Keep up the great work on the podcast. I'm really enjoying Glanthur's lore segments. I've even been reading the quest text sometimes instead of just clicking accept and seeing where my guide points me.
Email #C from Kyle
Just finished listening to episode 138 (as of this typing the most recent one) and on hearing the shoutout for me I was touched. Yes, you figured me out, not that I kept my identity all that secret - I have been supporting BoE also. How could I not! They're the yang to your ying. Or however that works. The money comes from being a crazy work-a-holic, well that and the special massage with free happy endings for the Wych.
Speaking of episode 138 it highlights oh so much what I love about your show. You include everyone, you like everyone, and all you want to do is just play the game and have fun. It's comforting, if only there were more people in the world like you. Also unlike other podcasts you don't talk at the listeners, you talk with them, invite them over to your place for cookies and just chat and laugh about your misadventures and swap stories. I'd like to think your show more like Ellen DeGeneres' morning talk show. As for BoE, they're more like Conan O'Brian's late night show - hilarity with a touch of naughty.
I've been meaning to mention that my shaman has recently hit 80! She was my first alt and is now my second level 80 toon. It was an emotional moment, I remembered when I created her and all the areas I went through (made a point of visiting everything my main the priest had not gone through). Those last four levels went by so fast, going through the story in Zul'Drak, opening up the Hodir dailies, and finally spending the last level or so in Icecrown trying to get some goodish gear. Now I'm splitting my time between getting her ready to run heroics and gearing up my main some more, because now that my shaman hit 80 I'm all of a sudden interested in getting my priest above Naxx-level gear.
Finally I'd also like to mention that I've loved Glanthur's lore segments. There's so much depth to this game, it's fantastic to finally learn about some of it. I've also loved your couple's episodes, though it's also a tad bittersweet since I'm not coupled with anyone. Unless you include the cat, but then that'd just make me that crazy cat lady down the street.
Thanks so much for all you do, keep it up!
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Shout Outs & Thank YouMomomoments
@ctrlaltwow There is no doubt that @glanthur deserves the Grunty. It would be a travesty if he doesn't.
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@Glanthur you can get to this airport above IF in patch 3.2.2.
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