Tried WOW, Now Trying Warhammer

I finally decided to try playing World of Warcraft and I didn’t like it.  I made a female Paladin and set off for adventure.  So basically you walk up to something and right-click on them and sit back as your character and the opponent whack at each other.  Okay … so then I leveled up some and there seemed to be no way to manage my character’s development.  My husband informed me that character development doesn’t come into gameplay until I reach the 10th level and that until then the game is teaching me the interface.  Sigh … give me a break!

So, I’ve decided to try the new MMORPG on the block, Warhammer Online.  It’s slowly downloading after several attempts.  It turns out that you have to turn off all other background processes before the downloader will work … sigh … +10GB … sigh … it should be done sometime this afternoon, barring any freezes of the downloader or our internet connection.

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Taken in by the News

As fatiqued as I am with the economy and the election, I find myself taken in by the news.  It’s sad to think that If I just kept the radio off, didn’t turn on the TV, or check the CNN webpage, I wouldn’t have a clue that anything is wrong and would be happily going on with my life.  But I’m hooked and I can’t wait to see what going to happen next.

It’s clear to me that the American people are angry and that many people don’t understand how this involves them and why this impacts them. Continue reading Taken in by the News