Friday! Video games! Let’s talk!
Battle For Azeroth launched on Monday, so it should come as no surprise that I plan to spend all of my free time this weekend on WoW. My girlfriend and I hit the new level cap of 120 last night and we’re both looking forward to seeing where the expansion goes from here.
So far, it has been a blast. It’s split into two new continents (Zandalar and Kul Tiras) with each broken down into three separate questing zones. Horde players start off in the troll populated Zandalar, while the Alliance begins on Kul Tiras instead. The entirety of the leveling process is done within the faction’s three zones, with short visits to the other in order to set up rival footholds. Upon hitting the new level cap, lucrative “world quests” open up on the opposing continent and that’s where I find myself today.
Overall, it took a little over a dozen hours to quest out ten new levels and I had a lot of fun in the process. I still have half of the final zone to quest out, which surprised me. By comparison, Legion (the previous expansion) had four new questing zones instead of three, but I found Battle For Azeroth’s three zones to be far more interesting both from a story and design perspective. I can’t speak on the quality of the Alliance continent yet, but Zandalar is beautiful.
My plan is to stick with my 120 Shadow Priest, doing all of the raiding and rep grinding on them, while slowly leveling up my other favorite classes just to add a dash of variety. Frost Mage is a lot of fun and mine is sitting at level 105, so I’m sure I’ll be juggling that and whatever awaits my Priest at 120. Then it’s on to the Moonkin Druid, the Demonology Warlock, the Elemental Shaman, then the Outlaw Rogue. It never ends!
What about you, folks? Any big gaming plans this weekend?