I hope everyone is having an awesome Thursday! When I logged on yesterday and switched over to Twitch to check out who was streaming, I noticed a few WoW Streamers who had phrases like "Expansion Hype" as their stream titles. Naturally this made me curious and so I headed over to the WoW website to check and there was the above image.
In the past, an announcement of a new WoW expansion would have gotten me excited. I would have been on the edge of my seat, searching for any clues on what the next expansion would be. I would have dove head first into the forums to read what others were saying. However, this time around I really could care less.
You see, I had hoped that WoW:WoD would reignite my love of this game. Sadly, it did not. I wish I could point to one thing or another that was wrong, but I cannot. The whole expansion just felt boring. I suppose if I were required to point my finger to one thing, it would be that this expansion further isolated me as a player. What I mean is that I use to love to log in and run content with my friends and guild mates. With the introduction of the random queues, most everyone just logs in and does their thing and logs out. That feeling of running with a group has for the most part died. Now I suppose this is more of an individual feeling, in this case mine, versus the whole of those left playing WoW, but never the less, it is the reason that my love for WoW has dropped so low.
Will I buy the new expansion? Yes, I will because I have a lot invested in my characters and I truly love the lore and the core game. What I will not be doing is spending countless hours that I now devote to games such as Hearthstone and Minecraft, playing WoW. At least if it remains as it currently is. So what about you all? What is your initial thoughts on the pending announcement? Leave them in the comments section and I will see you guys next time!
Will you look at that! Two posts in a week! Well, I think I have worked hard enough. Someone turn the lights out when you leave... just kidding. I hope everyone is doing well on this glorious Tuesday! While I do not have a huge post for today, I wanted to take a moment and stop in and let you guys know that I have been hitting up Minecraft once again, and I expect to begin writing a series where I highlight exactly what it is that I have been doing and what my plans may be for future projects.
I actually would have loved to have started it yesterday, but I was out of town Saturday night and too lazy to do anything on Sunday. So basically what I am saying is check back next Monday for the renewed Mondays Mean Minecraft! If you are sitting there thinking that you have heard that phrase somewhere before... you might have! (Hint: YouTube!) Now, I doubt I will be doing any sort of YouTube series again with it, but you never know! If anything, I may stream while I dig. Not the most exciting thing out there, but someone may appreciate the endless amount of time it takes to rip down a mountain!
Well, I think that is going to do it for today. I can't hit you all up with too much stuff in one day after all! Hope you all have a great day and I will see you next time!
Will you look at that! It's a Saturday and we have a blog posted! I know it was quite surprising to me too! Back in January, I had debated on starting a new blog that would have been focused on what kind of movies and shows I was watching. I even dabbled around a little bit with the concept, but quite honestly, didn't have the time or energy to really put into something brand new. So I pretty much pushed the thought to the side.
Well, recently while I was searching for something to watch on Netflix, I realized that I was spending far too much time reading reviews and far too little time actually watching stuff. This started the debate of blogging about movies and shows up all over again. Then the little thought popped in my mind that said, "Hey, you! The big guy! Why not just use the blog that you already have?" (That should be read in a Jersey accent by the way.) It seemed like a pretty good idea and so here we are today!
So what is "Saturday At The Matinee" going to be? (I am sure you are all just dying to know right?) I honestly have no clue. Yeah, that is a sure fire way to keep you all coming back right? My initial thought, which I am sure can and probably will change over time, is that I will simply tell you all what I thought about whatever movie or show that I have watched recently. I really don't plan to focus on any one specific genre or style, so expect it to be random! One thing you can be sure of is that the majority of the movies that I cover will come from streaming services that we all know and love.
I think the big thing to remember is that I am no movie critic and have no intention of becoming one. Rather, I am a regular guy who will tell you if I enjoyed something or not, and then perhaps expand on my reasoning of why. Sometimes you may agree with me and sometimes you may not. That is great! Make sure and let me know why in the comments sections! If I cover a movie and it reminds you of another movie, then make sure and share about it in the comments section. That way we can all go check that movie out too.
The last thing I suppose I should share is how I plan to rate movies? I want to keep it really straight forward so there are two things that I will use to decide if I like a movie or not:
Yeah, that is a pretty rough rating system right? Who knows, maybe I will throw out a few lightning bolts or something like that as a scale? Well, with all of that said, I believe I am going to end it here. Hope to see you all back next Saturday for the first review!