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It was Friday and I put my car in the shop all day yesterday. So I had the entire day to my self, just me and World of Warcraft.
I started yesterday morning at level 10 and now I'm almost level 16. But lets back up a little to the very beginning. I decided to play my favorite, a Rogue. Like all classes life at lower levels is hard. Stealth is worthless, your always out of energy for your abilities and you have the feeling of being gimped. But you have to remember Priest and Mages are lacking mana and Hunters don't have a pet yet, so this lowers the pain. But still you don't have any money or bag space that leaves you needy. This feeling of needy keeps you playing.
I spent my earlier levels on the island of Teldrassil. The server is packed solid, in fact more so than any other version. I'm not sure how their doing it but they are, and I love it. Anyway, I love this forest island most likely because of the feeling of serenity and soft music, yet danger. For me its the hardest and most dangerous starting area in the game. I made my first friend here on this island, a level 7 Priest. We have a common bond already because we played together twice in Ban'elthil Hollow, a tuff little non-instance cave just north of Dolanaar. I think will remain friends for a long time since we've been clicking with our play times.
Since then I decided to stay on the island until level 12 for two reasons. First, I know how harsh Darkshore can be if rushed to it, and second because I needed my skinning and herbalism to 50. Yes, I took two harvestings to sell the materials to achieve 90 gold by level 40. This in it self will be a major goal. It's how I play the game and it seems to work for me. First Aid was a hard decision because I could make a lot of gold with the linen and wool, but playing a non healing dps classes in a tuff environment, I feel I have no choice and I'm too impatient to sit there and eat.
At level 12, now on the main land of Darkshore two quest seem to stand out. First is Ameth Aran, I love this ghostly area. But the second seems to be something surprisingly different from all the other versions of WoW I've played, and that's a quest to kill Ferblogs in an encampment just south of town. Upon arrival I found the area packed with players and all the Ferblogs dead, I couldn't get a single shot in. My thoughts at first was " this sucks ". But soon this negative turned to a positive when I got a quick invite to a group of five, and working together made for a fast kill rate that turned enjoyable......This is how World of Warcraft was always meant to be played, it's how every quest is to be done from here on out !!!!.....I could easily make more friends in encounters like this. And I count on making a lot of friends because soon I'll be running dungeons and I find nothing more enjoyable than working with friends
Around level 14, I finally made the " run ". You probably remember the journey from Math Harbor to Ironforge, well I call it the " run ". In both Ironforge and taking the Tram to Stormwind, I did a little business in both cities then off to Westfall. Here in Westfall it was extremely crowded, but this was a positive with my new style of quest grouping. It turned out to be truly nice, as I grouped my way to almost level 16. And this is where I sit.
This morning and afternoon I have a lot of things to do. But this evening my goal in World of Warcraft is to slow down and make friends and join a Guild. People are extremely friendly, you just have to slow down and take some time to get to know them. They are definitely willing so it's up to me. As far as a Guild, this too will take some time. I'll spend some time in Stormwind and Ironforge reading chat and observing guild name plates before I take the plunge............This is World of Warcraft, the adventure is just beginning !!!