Tag: blizzard

Photo Friday: Blizzard

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I remember a blizzard hitting Chicago when I was a kid.  Specifically, I remember the snow nearly reached the windows of our apartment (we were in the middle / main floor of a brownstone.  So you had to go up…

Podcast: Episode 4

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Episode #4: All Things from My Brain In the fourth episode of the All Things From My Brain podcast, I talk about the 1st anniversary of the Apple App store, a couple of public radio aggregators for the iPhone and…

Podcast: Episode 3

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Episode #3: All Things from My Brain In the third episode of the All Things From My Brain podcast, I talk about updates on the blog this week, updates on life in general, the trouble with last weeks podcast and…

The Queue

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I love Blizzard, I really do.  I think they do so much to keep their user base entertained, engaged and coming back for more.  The one area where I feel they fail utterly is: population control. Let’s paint the picture…

Weekend Stuff

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So, I spent a good chunk of my weekend playing World of Warcraft – something that hasn’t happened in a really, really long time. I have to admit, the new Death Knight class is mostly responsible – well, that and…

Wrath of the Lich King: Death Knights

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I have been playing Wrath for a couple days now, and I have to admit – Blizzard has done some pretty nifty things. Some examples come from the Death Knight starting area and quests.   The Eye.  The Eye quest…

Warcraft

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Well, to quote Michael Corleone: Just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in. My trip to Blizzcon rekindled my interest in the World of Warcraft, among other games.  I’ve been doing a good job of balancing…

Vacation: Day Four

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Day four started just about the same as Day Three – I overslept. I have an alarm on my iPhone that’s set for daily – I forgot that doesn’t include Saturday – it’s just Monday through Friday, so it never…

Vacation: Day Three

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Blizzcon. Wow.  What an event – it was Huge.  And so many people! I started my day later than I planned due to the night before.  I was to meet Hukari as I had his pass and he couldn’t get…