Update to the PvP Weekend Update – Guess what…..

Arv and Adoe give the Alliance….Two Thumbs Down!

…..I LOVE EFFIN’ GILNEAS!!!! LMAO!!!

So Lyssi made a comment on my last post about how she was listening and watching Slice, Adoe and me tearin’ it up in Gilneas Sunday night and how she almost gave up Skyrim to PvP with us.  Well, I guess she sent Skyrim home packing for the night cause she surprised me and joined the three of us in some more PvP awesomeness Monday night.  Slice healed his ass off and Lyssi, Adoe and I blew up Alliance ass all over the place.  We had one match where we were behind and managed to come back at the last second to steal an almost guaranteed Alliance victory and won by less than 100 points.

Do you know who I am? I’m the Jugger Not, bitch!!!

We flirted with another Battle for Gilneas Perfection, but missed it again by mere seconds.  But we made our own perfection; of the 8 games we played, we won all of them!  Woot Woot!  I think Lyssi has just solidified herself as our fifth for 5s for MoP!  Congrats, lol! =)  Thanks again guys for another awesome PvP night!

One more thing before I end this update, Adoe had found the PvP vendor last night in Area 52 in the Netherstorm that sold old gear and weapons from past PvP seasons.  Tonight, he showed me his new transmogged bow which I believe he may have had in the past, the Vengeful Gladiator’s Longbow.  He then told me to check out another weapon that would look good with my Snow Knight set, the Vengeful Gladiator’s Greatsword.  I picked it up since I was already Honor capped and I think I’ve found my new favorite transmog PvP sword.  Thanks Adoe!

Snow Knight with Vengeful Gladiator’s Greatsword

PvP Weekend Update – Maybe Gilneas doesn’t suck so much after all….

This weekend’s Call to Arms battleground was Battle of Gilneas.  I know I blasted it the last time I talked about it here, but it actually wasn’t that bad this time around, lol.  I logged on Sunday night and Adoe was telling me that Gilneas was being really good to him and that he was 12-1 so far for the day.  I was actually surprised, I mean, the Horde winning that many BGs in a single day???  I had to see this for myself and told Adoe to queue Slice and me up for some of that Gilneas luck.

The way the battleground is set up is the Alliance start point is close to the Lighthouse and the Horde start point is close to the Mines, with the Waterworks equidistant from both.  The strat we use is we try to take the Lighthouse off the bat through the back way along the coast, to try to evade any Alliance going after Mines.  According to the Adoe Addon (which is not available on Curse and you cannot haz =P), either we successfully take LH, if the majority of the Alliance group heads off to Mines/WW, or we hold off what Alliance force stays behind at LH for as long as possible to give our team a chance at securing Mine/WW.

The first match pretty much set the tone for the night.  As our team quickly grabbed the Mines and WW, Slice, Adoe and I made quick work of the Alliance at LH and 3 capped them.  They did manage to get 10 points off before Slice was able to capture the flag, so we just missed out on getting Gilneas Perfection.  We did win under 6 minutes and got an achievement for it, so it was all good.

The second match started off bad.  Our group was very disorganized and many of the group either quit and just stood on the boat or left the BG all together.  The SR trio kept match from getting too out of hand by capping and maintaining as many flags as we could, but we were at a 2 to 1 flag disadvantage for a good while.  We had a big gap in resources and needed to make a move if we wanted to win.  As we started to get replacements for those who had left at the beginning,  Adoe and Slice gave out orders in BG chat and the rest of the group listened and came together.  We flipped the 2 to 1 advantage in our favor and slowly were coming back, eventually taking the win.  It ended up to be a great comeback match for which we were nicely awarded with:

We played another 6 games, only losing 2 to some really good and well-geared Alliance teams and closed out the night with 6 wins and 2 losses.  I had a really good time last night.  I think with Adoe, Slice and me communicating and coordinating well on vent, it made the experience better.  It’s really nice to have good teammates and ones who give good directions to others in the group. =)

We did talk about future plans to get an arena team going in MoP and possibly work on some titles.  I think we’ll start with 3s and I know Zug said he’d like to join so would could probably rotate in and out.  If we could find a fifth, running 5s would be awesome.  We’re also looking forward to the new BGs coming out in MoP too, they look different enough to be a new challenge to experience.  Thanks guys for a pretty awesome and fun night!

PvPeeing with Friends and The Battle for Gilneasucksass.

Yeah, not so good Call to Arms BG weekend for the Horde, especially the groups I was in.  This weekend’s Call to Arms was The Battle for Gilneas, a BG similar to Arathi Basin, but only with less nodes to capture.  I don’t know what was going on with the Hordies I was grouped in, but they were just terribad.  Some of the groups would quit at the start, soon after the Alliance immediately capped two nodes.  We even got 3 capped at least four times, which would give the Alliance a quick win.  I ended up finishing the weekend with 10 wins to 17 losses in Gilneas.  I got some achievements and a chunk of HKs to make the weekend worthwhile though.

Battle for Gilneas All-Star

Double Rainbow

Two-Timer

Bustin’ Caps to Make It Haps

Stormy Assassin

Friday night, Adoe decided to run a couple BGs with me.  He was in a couple of those failed Gilneas groups, but we also ran some randoms and got Warsong Gulch and Twin Peaks.  We 3 capped both of those BG quick; me tanky flag cappin’, while Adoe was mowing down their flag carriers ez-mode.

Saturday morning, I ran more BGs with Navimie and some of her Frostee crew.  While waiting for our group to assemble, Navi got a tell from a well-known blogger, Rioriel from Postcards from Azeroth.  She invited  his level one orc to our party and the three of us had some small talk.  I thought it was pretty cool that the three of us were from different countries/servers, chatting at the same time; Navi from Oceanic, Rioriel from EU and me from US.

Our BGs that morning weren’t great either; I think we won one Isle of Conquest and lost the rest.

After the BGs, I accompanied Navi to Stratholme, where she was farming for some transmog gear and rare NPCs.  I suggested that we also do a Baron mount run, which of course the bastard didn’t drop.

We even held a secret Illuminati Shadow Rising – Frostwolves meeting in the Baron’s room to discuss the future state of the Horde and strategies on defeating the Alliance.

Kara Chess! Check!

Afterwards, Navi wanted to get a quick achivement for me in ToC, The Faceroller.  We then realized it was taking too long for us to joust the Faction Champs down, so we restarted the encounter and she called in Roshii and Souglyy to help us out.  It took us a bit to kill Eadric with his hammer, but we finally got the job done.

Sunday was a different story, the Frostees and I tore it up in WG, TP and AB, going undeafeted before I had to go.  I stopped queuing for Gilneas cause I got what I wanted from there and was pretty sick of it by then.

Pretty enjoyable weekend for me, with the exception of Gilneas, lol.  I want to say a special thanks to Navi, Aza, Shab, Gutsy, Lush, Sev, Roshii, Souglyy and any Frostees I might have left out for allowing me to group with them.  It’s nice to finally play with these guys that Navi talks highly about on her blog. =)

Oh, one last thing, I found this player in one of my many Gilneas BGs:

Twins separated at birth???