This blog was heralded today as some sort of repository of sunshine and positive thinking. But I’m feeling gloomy, dammit, so this will teach anyone to listen to Screaming Monkeys.
In all seriousness, I’ve been feeling a bit out of touch with SWTOR lately. It’s probably real life encroaching on my energy and time more than anything else – buying a house, packing and dealing with a real life friendship that’s quickly heading south is all pretty draining – but, I can’t help but feel that a little of the shine has worn off of MMO’s in general for me personally.
And I do think it’s all on me. I’m not trying to say anything about SWTOR not being good enough, because it’s a great game and I thoroughly enjoy raiding with my guild. But I want novelty and I’m not finding it in many places these days. I am finding a lot of the chores that are so common with end game experience and, frankly, I don’t want to do them.
As part of my novelty-seeking, I’ve taken to hanging out on the Imperial side while I am at work and have some free time. So far, I’ve played around a bit with an Inquisitor and a Bounty Hunter – the same two basic classes I’ve brought the furthest on the Republic side. Neither are leveled very much, but I’m enjoying the new quests and the overall feel of the Imperial side when compared to the Republic counterparts.
Frankly, though I am having fun, it also makes me a bit sad that we are playing Republic when the Imperials seem so much more awesome and badass.
I need more badassery in my life. More rocket punches TO THE FASE. More lightning and fewer rocks.
Okay, so there’s no fucking point to this post and I’m frankly too tired to try to make one up. But I am not full of sunshine. So take that.