‘Short Circuits’: Books, Games, and Podcasts, Oh My!

I do not have COVID-19... and this time, there's no '*'. I am on a new, temporary work schedule: I work from home on Mondays and Tuesdays, and work in the office Wednesdays through Fridays. This started this week and will go for the next 2 weeks, minimum (the other guy that is working from … Continue reading ‘Short Circuits’: Books, Games, and Podcasts, Oh My!

Spooky Time: “Abbey Lewis”

It it the Halloween season, and one of the first ways to kick it off is through the MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplayer Game), World of Warcraft ("WoW"). The most recent expansion pack of WoW is called "Battle of Azeroth" (BfA), dealing with the re-ignited global war between the Alliance and the Horde, as well … Continue reading Spooky Time: “Abbey Lewis”

“Warbringers: Azshara”

The latest expansion for World of Warcraft released on August 13th, titled "Battle for Azeroth" ('BfA'). Blizzard Entertainment, leading up the release, put out 2 new official and 1 not-official episodes of "Warbringers", glimpses into the lives and backstories of some of WoW's biggest characters. "Jaina" (based on the Human Mage, Jaina Proudmoore) and "Sylvanas" (based on … Continue reading “Warbringers: Azshara”

The 12 Days of Finals: Day 3

Supplies are fine. Main enemy - the Web Site Project - not engaged today. GOOD. Sleep... 2 attempts at naps, 2 failures. I had hoped to spend time at Team Trivia this evening, as 'downtime', but could not get enough to field a team again. Since I probably won't be there next Tuesday, it will be 4 out … Continue reading The 12 Days of Finals: Day 3

World of Warcraft: “Podicus Wrecks” Podcast!

On Sunday, I was a guest on Episode #11 of Podicus Wrecks, the podcast manned by J.R. of Comicdom Wrecks. We discussed various things World Of Warcraft-related: favorite expansion, item that we would take out of WoW, preferred class, and so on. It was a fun, interesting experience, especially from someone who isn't a great fan of interviews … Continue reading World of Warcraft: “Podicus Wrecks” Podcast!

“Inside The Terrordome”: ‘Birthday!’

Now that the Democratic and Republican Conventions are over, and some in Social Media Land on Facebook have stopped taking thinly veiled shots at President Obama (really - putting quotations around the word 'man'?), let's turn our attention to better things, such as: The Olympics starting in 2 weeks, 2 Drum Corps circuits in the … Continue reading “Inside The Terrordome”: ‘Birthday!’

“The Nexus”: Windows, Warcraft, and Weight

- On July 29th, Windows launched its new OS: Windows 10. Users of Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 received notifications on their laptops and desktops weeks ago for an offer to upgrade to this new system for free. While there may still be a few bugs to work out via hotfixes or patches over the … Continue reading “The Nexus”: Windows, Warcraft, and Weight

World of Warcraft: The Raiding “Elitist”

I came back to World of Warcraft about a year and a half ago, mainly playing for a couple of hours after work and HW/studying or on the weekends. Since that time, I've managed to get a few toons up and beyond the minimum gear level to join a few "Looking For Raid (LFR)" groups, … Continue reading World of Warcraft: The Raiding “Elitist”

The World of Warcraft Stigma

Entries titled "Entertaining the Cyborg" are where I'll put different thoughts, opinions, and things that I think might be cool about different games, books, computers and computer items, and possibly a movie review or 2. This one is about the MMORPG, World of Warcraft. I have been a WoW subscriber from 2004-2010 and from late … Continue reading The World of Warcraft Stigma