Ding, 60

Not that it matters much anymore, but I hit level 60 in World of WarCraft‘s expansion, Burning Crusades. Now that they’ve upped the level cap to 60, it’s about as notable as day-old bagels. But, yay, go me!

It’s been a busy few weeks getting those levels, and once I wrap the BC review next week it’ll be on to the Vanguard review.

Update

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve updated. Insert obligatory “sorry I haven’t posted, I’ve been busy” comment.

In terms of published works since April, here’s a quick run-down: For Official Xbox Magazine:Final Fantasy XI review. PC Gamer published my reviews of Minions of Mirth, Face of Mankind, Auto Assault, Guild Wars: Factions, and the usual pairing of EverQuest-related reviews.

I’ve also been giving some thought to what I want to do with this site. While I’ll still be posting updates to my published articles, I’m also going to be posting periodic updates that aren’t just what got published recently. It’s also not going to be a blog in the personal sense. This isn’t a blog, per-se; they will be short articles around 500-700 or so words. I’m also not going to commit to a schedule—I’ll just be posting them when I’ve got some time.

Most likely first up will be a DragonCon report. I was down there this weekend and sat on a number of MMO-related panels.

January PC Gamer

This month is a bumper crop for my contributions to PC Gamer. My reviews of Dark Age of Camelot: Darkness Rising; EverQuest: Depths of Darkhollow; Toontown Online; and Star Wars Galaxies: Trials of Obi-Wan can be found in this issue.

The magazine has also been completely redesigned–something I naturally had nothing to with–but is now laid out in a clear manner.

Congratulations also to new Editor-in-Chief, Greg Vederman.

E-mail issues

For those who may have sent me e-mail over the last few days: You’re going to have to re-send it to me. Due to a failure at my now-old hosting provider, e-mail was not getting to me and wasn’t generating bounces either. That’s been resolved by switching hosts. For those who may have been here for the blog, I don’t plan on posting any of the old-blog entries; there just weren’t enough of them to matter.

The layout is a theme I cribbed of the ‘net. When time allows, I’ll be customizing a new one, but it will not be for a bit.