Silence in the Forest
This has been a long time coming, but I didn’t want to write a “closing shop” post until I was relatively certain. The fact remains that all I can ever be is relatively certain that I have written all I want to write about World of Warcraft in this space, but I nevertheless wanted to provide my blog with some form of closure.
As many of you already know, I stopped playing WoW several months ago. There are many reasons for my decision, but the simplest reason and also the one that matters most is that I merely wanted to spend my time doing other things. While I was frustrated with the development team’s failure to deliver content at a more consistent pace, I would have continued playing and raiding with my wonderful 10-person team had I been interested in doing so. Unfortunately, I feel that interest has probably passed for me.
Though really, this is both unfortunate and fortunate, in that time spent away from WoW has been time I spend doing so many other things – working on my house, playing different games, writing, and so on. I tried out WildStar, which is truly a fantastic MMO, but I found that I am simply no longer interested in games that come with time commitments. And I’m Ok with that.
So before I turn off the lights and lock the door, there are a few thanks I need to give.
Thank you to everyone who has read Tree Heals Go Woosh over the years. Your engagement with my writing via comments and tweets was extremely fulfilling and appreciated. Particular thanks is due to the many people who have taken the time to comment, tweet, email, or otherwise reach out to me regarding my Mistweaver guides. I am so happy that these guides were helpful to you, and I hope they helped you enjoy the class as much as I did.
Thank you to Beru, Jasyla, Keeva, and Cynwise. Your writing was what inspired me to create my own blog to catalog my experiences with this game. One of my favorite parts of being a member of the blogging community was getting to know you (and others) on a more personal level, and I am glad that I can call you friends now.
I am not done writing and I am not done gaming. I have something in the works at the moment to give myself a new, more general space where I will be able to write about anything that interests me. In the meantime, I am always around on Twitter, and I currently co-host both the Justice Points podcast (on gaming) and the Live From Satellite 5 podcast (on Doctor Who).
Thank you so much for reading and good luck in all your travels,