After years of service, Bree's central numeric unit appears to have finally broke down as of Friday. At first it was incidental things, like mentioning Torchlight III
or 28 Studios or Final Fantasy XVI.
Then it got worse when she said it was 28:34 in the morning and that it's currently the 65th of November. With a smell of smoke, the unit finally failed working altogether, and she started replacing numbers with the names of vegetables.
On the plus side, I'm getting a raise to potato for my salary.
Since it's the weekend, it's time for our latest edition of WRUP
, in which the Massively staff shares its plans for the weekend and you get to share your plans down in the comments. For Bree's sake, please try to avoid using numbers in your comments, as it's hard enough to moderate the comment thread without introducing that can of worms.
: My World of Warcraft
account goes dark next week, and I'm pretty sure I'll let it since I feel ready for Draenor
and have nothing left to do but grind and make money. I've been tinkering with modding up my Torchlight II
install again, so we'll see whether that pans out. Apart from that, I plan to purge my games folder, something I never do, to get rid of stuff I'm just not going to play again and make some room for this year's new MMOs.
: In Final Fantasy XIV
my Monk has almost hit 50, and I'm moving most of my projects along at a reasonable pace, which means that it may be time to take a bit of a break and play some World of Wacraft
again. Meanwhile, I've got my usual collection of Steam games -- I didn't pick up too much during the holiday sale, but I did snag Bleed
and have been greatly enjoying the activity.
: I'll be taking advantage of the new random dungeon finder feature in Final Fantasy XIV
and leveling up my little White Mage. Knowing I can just switch most of the gear my Scholar is wearing over to the White Mage when she hits 50 makes leveling up a second job a lot more interesting to me. I love not having to switch directly into gear grinding mode at max level in order to get back to doing the things my current job is already enjoying.
: I feel like settling into a long session with just one game, and right now I'm waffling between poking around more in WildStar
or making serious headway in Lord of the Rings Online: Helm's Deep
. I might split the difference and end up playing Candy Crush
. I don't know.
(I don't actually play Candy Crush
. That was stated for a humorous comparison.)
: For me, it's been all about Final Fantasy XIV
as of late, though I've finally run out of leve allowances, so my playtime is currently reduced to getting my daily roulette bonuses and using up my allowances for the day. The trek to 50 on my second class has been long and tedious, and while the leve XP boosts and aforementioned roulette bonuses added in 2.1 have helped, it's still a long and arduous journey. Aside from that, I've been dipping into Hero of the Obelisk
's open beta for my upcoming article.
: It's a New Year, but I'll be playing the same games this weekend. Healthy doses of the WildStar
betas accompanied by some Dead Rising 3
on the Xbox One. Happy New Year, everyone!
: I'm going to try to squeeze in a little Star Trek Online
and maybe some of The Secret World
At the start of every weekend, we catch up with the Massively staff members and ask them, "What are you playing this week?" (Otherwise known as: WRUP!) Join us to see what we're up to in and out of game -- and catch us in the comments to let us know what you're playing, too!