While I have tried to stay away from Cataclysm talks, I haven’t been entirely successful. I plunged into the chat about dungeons, and I questions still abound about what choices lay before us. Being an opinionated and outspoken member of our raiding team (in a few ears at least) I have offered opinions and been solicited for advice concerning the coming shape of raids and how it will affect guild management issues.
I can’t say that the thoughts have not occurred to me as I have gained some information here and there, but by and large, I do not intend nor want to be a news aggregate site that discusses pre-release information that I have no way to verify other than frazzled blue postings. Still, I must make some decisions, about my own role, in forming an informed enough opinion to be an asset to my guild in future discussions, and generally to find out what I want from the coming expansion.
The most difficult decision I face, is what to do about my main. As of right now, I am thoroughly waffling between a bevy of characters that are in some process of leveling or waiting for the floodgates to open to L85. The first thing I must do is have any character I am committed to playing as my main up to 80 and ready to level when Cataclysm hits. I feel I owe that much to my guild, as I fully intend to start a leveling Worgen to explore the new world as well.
Out of my eight character slots on Scarlet Crusade, I have 6 viable characters, a banker type, a saved slot for my upcoming druid, and a *gasp* empty slot. And to start the list… Continue reading