Wednesday, November 07, 2012

IntPiPoMo 2012 :: Enforced Nostalgia

I had a lavish plan today, which included taking pictures of all the best locations in the Vale of Eternal Doobrey when I 'do' dailies. Sadly, the servers are currently broken, and as I'm out this afternoon and evening, it occurs to me that I may have to resort to some nostalgia to keep the post count coming. So, as a result, and between bouts of Internet Shopping, I present some of my favourite screenshots from my folder.

Dragonblight. Aurora borealis a bonus.

The more I look back on it, the more I realise how much I enjoyed the LK Expansion, which wasn't what I said a lot of the time. Nostalgia again softens the heart for the past: it wasn't outer space, it was beautiful to look at and its soundtrack was GORGEOUS. Its still the only part of the levelling process I really enjoy (and I actually look forward to jousting now, which constantly amazes me.) Lots of snow appeals to my Inner Dwarf. This was taken whilst hunting for Rares, which I did a lot as I recall...

My name is The Godmother, and I have a Horde Alt...

This is Tanaris before the Flood, and the first time I felt confident enough to admit I was playing both sides. I suspect I was in the late 40's when this picture was taken: I've been quietly levelling her to complete Double Agent and we're halfway to 88 as I type this. Needless to say, the Horde get just as many disparaging looks for their behaviour in Pandaria as the Alliance do...

Uldum. Bane of my existence.

I love Uldum, even after almost ruining my life there via Archaeology ^^ I'm a sucker for ancient Egyptian anything, so as a result just about anything in the zone makes me happy, even if not all of it is linked to a mount. This used to be my background wallpaper for quite some time on the site as a result, and I still remember rather fondly those early days when I could count on the fingers of one hand the number of people who'd read my stuff. It's always slightly amazing to grasp how far I've come in such a short space of time... :D

Relevance in Context. Discuss!

I love this part of the Jade Forest for a lot of reasons but mostly because it bought home to me what context can do in certain situations. I'd seen the original artwork for this monument well before Pandaria went live but singularly failed to grasp its significance in what was a far wider context: that the anger on the third panel wasn't simply metaphorical was a biggie for starters... I also like the scale of my wee Dwarf Girly in relation to the entire thing. This land is BIG, folks, never forget that. Gonna take a LONG time before we're done here too... :D

1 comment:

Navimie said...

A horde character! I saw it! There were screenshots to prove it!