Archive for December, 2008

Gnomesblight hits 70

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

After reaching 68th level and finally mining enough adamantite to raise my death knight's blacksmithing skill up to 350 I take Gnomesblight to Howling Fjord to train as a grand master blacksmith and to start adventuring in Northrend. The quests given in Valgarde for Wyrmskull Village are fairly straightforward, including the follow-up quests that take […]

Gnomesblight Finds Adventure

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Taking a break from hours of mining I take Gnomesblight, my Death Knight, to Blade's Edge Mountains for quests and excitement. I work my way through the quests given at Sylvanar and return later to head across the valley to find the gnomes of Toshley's Station. At Toshley's Station I am asked to test a […]

Hobgoblin Croquet

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

The mapping of the keep is turning out to be rather more dangerous than we would have liked. Traps, goblins and zombies have all turned up to hinder our progress and, on top of that, there is a gate to hell that is apparently being opened somewhere inside too. I didn't learn about any of […]

The D20 is an Icosahedron

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

In Dungeons and Dragons, as it is with D20 games, a single combat round is six seconds long. Whilst it is accepted that it will generally take longer than six seconds to think of and describe the actions your character takes some sage advice was given around our table recently. When the conversation shifts to […]