The Grumpy Elf: The opening bell rang and we were off on a new adventure. The adventure to waste our time leveling to get back to max level where the real game begins. But wait, whats this? Leveling felt like an adventure? There was a real sense of peril? There was a real sense of exploration? This is not something I am use to folks. Leveling that first time through was fun and for someone like myself that loves to level it was a very welcome addition to the game.
From the not-so rare rares out in the world, solo killed 19 of the 21 I came across while leveling, two others I tried for a few times and decided to come back later, to the hovering packs of mobs everywhere to the return of the runners, leveling seemed more like it was meant to be part of the game and not just a means to an end. Kudos to blizzard for bringing back the joy of questing. Having a connected continent again really helped a lot as well for the feel of a whole new world and there is nothing anyone could say bad about that. . . . Read full article