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The Queue: This pear, so delicious

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I have to say, despite the hassle at the end, I really enjoyed the Rogue class mount quests. They made me remember why I like playing a Rogue so much — skulking around in the middle of places I definitely should not be. It took a little longer than expected to carry out the last leg of the mission, but it was totally worth it.

…I don’t think I’m going to show my face in Stormwind again for a while, though.


The Queue: Illustrious portents

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Greetings and salutations, gentle readers. I have returned only to note that change is on the wind. In the vast expanse beyond your being, a time has coalesced and taken form: 9pm Central. This bright and shining future is nigh — in approximately nine hours. Until then, let us not dwell upon events that have yet to be, and instead return to reflect upon your questions, and their corresponding answers. I now return you to this, your regularly scheduled Queue.

…Does anyone else have a sudden headache?





The Queue: Global conspiracies

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I love the new Castillo map in Overwatch. Or I guess what I should say is that I love all three of the new maps, but Castillo takes place in Sombra’s hideout and it’s my favorite. Not only do you get to take a peek at her computers and scattered equipment, but there’s a big wall of global conspiracy to check out. There are a lot of blank spaces in that diagram, though. Maybe we’ll see them continually get filled in as the year goes on? We’ll have to wait and see.


The Queue: Indulging myselfie

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I dropped 3k on the new D.Va skin and I don’t regret it in the least. It was most of what I had saved, but it was totally worth it.


The Queue: Esteemed leader

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I ducked into Siege of Orgrimmar to pick up a few missing pieces for my wardrobe, and finally came face-to-chin with Gallywix’s new model. It was an experience I felt needed to be shared, because he’s…certainly…something, isn’t he? You’re welcome. Let’s get to your questions!


The Queue: It’s uh…it’s just my collection

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Somewhere in Stormheim there exists a Vrykul who has a killer shoe collection and a vanity worthy of any beauty vlogger. Did they build this cozy hideaway out of shame, or because they needed someplace free of distractions and possible disruptions to their recording sessions? More importantly, where can I catch the next Valarjar Emissary cache unboxing vid?





The Queue: A new dawn

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Is anyone else kind of hoping that with the resolution of Suramar’s storyline, we might actually see some Nightborne explorers checking out the world? I mean, they’ve been in that bubble for ten thousand years or so. You’d think they’d want to check out all the stuff they missed, right? Even if they don’t become some kind of playable race, I’d still love to see them expand beyond the Broken Isles.


The Queue: Up, up and away

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On the one hand, I think the Spring Balloon Festival is my favorite micro-holiday so far. I mean, you get to kick back and listen to a tour guide take you through various points of interest in various areas around the world. Relaxing, right? The only drawback to this is that you have to have three people present before you go on a ride. If nobody else happens to be around, you’re out of luck — and that doesn’t really feel very good. I wish it’d just let you hop in solo if nobody else happens to be nearby. Maybe next time they’ll have that option? Let’s hope so.




The Queue: Walking in a mini wonderland

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If you haven’t used the Whole Body Shrinka’ and taken a stroll around Dalaran, I highly recommend it. There’s nothing like being a few inches tall to make all those little details in the scenery really stand out. It kind of takes the phrase “fresh perspective” to a completely different level, doesn’t it?


The Queue: Legends of the hidden temple

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The real history of the Tomb of Sargeras is almost kind of lost in the sea of black and fel green that has mostly consumed the Broken Shore at this point. I mean, the signs indicating it was a Night Elf temple at one point in history are all there, but they get a little washed out. Unlocking flying means that players can get a closer look at the place, and it’s worth it — the design of the former Temple of Elune is pretty amazing, fel green tint or no.


The Queue: A very bad yak

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This is not a good yak. I know he might look fluffy and inviting. I know you’d really like to pet him, or maybe feed him a carrot or whatever yaks like to eat. But you should probably avoid doing both of these things, because he is a very bad yak. Trust me, this yak has no good intentions towards you. He’s the worst.


The Queue: A very bad beam

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This is not a good beam. I know it looks all shiny. I know you just got flying, and want to explore everything there is to explore. But you should probably avoid this beam, because it is a very bad beam. Trust me, this beam has no good intentions towards you. Stay away from it. It’s the worst.


The Queue: Reflection

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I really liked Blizzard’s newest short story. I gotta say I wasn’t expecting Nathanos Blightcaller’s story to take a Mulan detour, but I was delighted that we got a canon explanation for his sudden model change. I mean I remember fighting Blightcaller back in vanilla, and he was just another mildly horrifying Forsaken model. It was a little weird to see him suddenly emerge as a strangely beautiful corpsified man with no acknowledgement of the change.


The Queue: Sky’s the limit

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I can fly in the Broken Shore now, and it’s everything I ever wanted. I honestly forgot how much I missed it. Reminder, this weekend is a World Quests Bonus Event weekend, so get your boosted rep and hit the skies a little faster, if you haven’t already.


The Queue: Extended narrative

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I like how it feels like there’s this little hidden narrative going on in all material related to King’s Row. I don’t know if it’s the same blonde and omnic couple being depicted in every clip, but I like to think it is. I bet they’ve got a really good story to tell.


The Queue: Not quite flying

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I’m less than a day or two from flying in Legion. On the one hand I’m really looking forward to being able to see my favorite vistas from the skies. On the other, I’m wondering how long it’s going to take me to remember that I’ve actually learned flying. I predict a good month or so of absentmindedly running around on ground mounts before it finally sinks in.