Before going further, I have an important (to me) announcement to make!
Tonight, my son will be attempting to play his Unholy Worgen Death Knight in his first Mogu’shan Vaults LFR.
I will be running with him and offering tips and encouragement, and Cassie might be able to go as well.
If you would like to join us, you would be very welcome! We’re planning on running the first half of MSV for sure, possibly the second half was well depending on queue times.
I know that quite a few of you have run with the Cub and his Death Knight in Icecrown Citadel, Firelands, Black Temple and Sunwell. I would be delighted to have you join us while he takes on what is in my opinion a hellacious step up in difficulty when it comes to getting out of the big bad.
I can’t really give you a specific set time when we’d be going. The best I can say is tonight, and we would probably try to start around 6 PM to 6:15 PM Central standard time.
It kinda depends on how long his homework takes. Such is life in the pint size bracket.
Oh yeah, and since this is Alliance side cross-server LFR, if you’d like to go and haven’t done the Battletag stuff with me before on the fun runs, just send me a Battletag friend request at BigBearButt#1737
I hope you’re able to make it tonight! It would be fun to chat with friends as we steamroll some LFR together.
In other news, the Cub got a Key to the treasure trove yesterday, and went in for his first shot at the vault.
Up to this point I’ve done it for his character to ‘maximize’ his chances at Elder Charms.
Yeah… he blasted through the first room clearing more chests in less time than I usually do. And that is with the first BIG chest bugging out on him, lid opening but not giving him loot, just like you sometimes see with serious lag spikes in game while looting corpses.
I told him to leave it behind and keep going and all the rest opened fine. It was just that first big one that bugged. Go figure.
In the final chamber, he loves having Burial Trove keys to use. He loves the random element. He looks around, and says “That chest looks like it was being protected by that dead mogu, I’ll try that one.”
It’s fun seeing him create stories about what might have happened, and making his decisions based off of that. I know it must seem silly, but when you remember your children as the small little handful that could sleep on your wife’s lap while she played Spyro or Animal Crossing, to see him engaged in a fantasy game, thinking about what he sees and naturally imagining what might have happened and having fun…
It’s the best.
I just keep counting the months until he’s old enough or at the right maturity level to appreciate the things we love…
Like, on the edge of my seat waiting until he’s old enough to see The Lord of the Rings movies and enjoy them as exciting without being scary. Y’know?
I do have a sad, though.
I can’t convince him that The Princess Bride would be a cool movie to watch. He’s just old enough to need to be bedridden and unable to move before he’ll allow me to put any movie on that has the word ‘Princess’ in the title.
“But… but it’s the GOOD PARTS VERSION!!!”
I used to have that book years ago, the good parts version. Maybe I need to get another copy and read it to him to suck him into it. Grrr.