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By now you’ve heard quite a lot about the upcoming expansion otherwise known as Warlords of Draenor but few people know what’s planned for the next. Back in 2012, Blizzard COO Paul Sams stated:

“I got the pitch from [Blizzard senior vice president of creative development Chris Metzen] of what they plan for 6.0, and I’m pretty geeked up about it. They already know what they’re going to be doing for multiple expansions ahead.”

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This is great news for millions who still play and love this game. So what started as a rumour has now been confirmed.

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Jakur corpse

Why Blizzard?

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When Coolidge first told me about the maces in the Siege of Orgrimmar, I admit I was jealous – just as he predicted. I’m just not sure why they had to have strength on them. Personally I think intellect would have been a better choice but maybe that’s just me. Over the past few months I had pretty much forgotten about their existence until a couple of days ago when I was updating one of my old transmogs in MogIt.

Bubble mace

Wishing we had bubble wands to use (especially as disc priests) is nothing new for me. I’ve mentioned it a few times over the years so when I thought about my chibi commission by Sleepingfox, how could I not include one?commission - watermark

I had a pretty clear idea of how Cymre should look including all the components I love about my priest and things I associate with my character. Looking at her now, I think the only thing missing is a pet.

Over the last week or so, I’ve been seeing how close I can get to Jakur’s spawn spot using Falling Flame. You may have seen my other video about one of my earlier trials but if you’d like to know how not to use Falling Flame with Levitate, let me enlighten you.

Since then, I’ve tried using it with my soulstone but by then I only had a couple of charges left. That means I might end up farming another one.

I’m really curious to know how many times I’ve killed this rare because I still haven’t managed to get his drop. I mean seriously Blizz, how many times do I need to kill this guy?

WTB better RNG!

Jakur corpse

To top it off, I’ve had no luck upgrading either of my weapons. I’ve been doing the last section of SoO and was surprised to go into a fresh run on a Saturday (even if we zoned in staring at the first boss). It was going fine until we reached Garrosh. There were a few issues with the tank positioning Garrosh all over the place and some Iron Stars wiping most of the raid. We ended up killing him with three determination just after I was punted up the wall on the second last attempt.

Iron Star

The things you do just to upgrade a weapon…

Here’s hoping my luck changes next week.

Siberia

SteelSeries Siberia V2

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A couple of months ago, my old Logitech Premium Notebook Headset (which I’ve bought a couple of times over the years) had broken down the middle. logitech headsetThis was particularly annoying when either earpiece would periodically fall off my ear – even after I taped it back together but I was particularly fond of the style which sits comfortably behind my head, allowing me to wear them for hours without any issue. The fact that it also came with a USB adapter was another plus since that’s my preference when it comes to headsets.

So after hearing about my dilemma and having to listen to my headset fall off my ears every few minutes, Coolidge wanted to send me the SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full-Size Headset for Christmas (after being sold on the product himself).

I must say I was curious about the brand, particularly after the last few months but it’s been years since I’ve used an earmuff design. As soon as I put them on I felt like an astronaut. It really muffled out any external sound including my own voice which can be good or bad but there were a few features I was fond of, even before trying them on.

71lpoLrU2eL._SL1500_I like how the unit comes with an extension chord meaning I can use the main cord on the laptop and connect the extension (which adds 2m) on the main computer since the USB adaptor (from my old headset) is connected to the back of the box.

The mic is retractable so you can adjust it when you need it and retract it when you don’t.

The adjustable headband helps keep the headset (and hair) in place.

PhotoGrid_1390229255944[1]Unfortunately, I did start to get a jaw ache after a short time due to the pressure of the ear muffs on the side of my head. After reading several reviews, this did come up quite a lot but I’ve also noticed that if I place the headset (or rather the headband) just behind my hairline (like you would with a normal headband accessory) the pressure is lessened. One user did note that the headset does feel looser over time so that’s something to look forward to.

Apart from that it does seem like a great headset although Coolidge did mention he could hear other background sounds (from my end) so perhaps not the best for open-ended conversations when you have a noisy household.

Has anyone else found any issues with their SteelSeries Siberia headsets?

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