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Patch 4.0.1 + SkyBroadband = The End of the World

Patch 4.0.1 + SkyBroadband = The End of the World

When Patch 4.0.1 dropped, it was like a mini-Apocalypse. Players clutched at the proverbial straw trying to make sense of their class’ new abilities on the first day. Dalaran went back to being DaLAGran. The loading screen turned into the Blue Bar of Death and Disconnect. Latency rose to ridiculous heights (It’s over 9000, people!). FPS went down the toilet. My hunter’s DPS ended up in the sewers (well, sorta). It was a cataclysmic event not even Deathwing could ever…

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Bye, Bloodsoed

Bye, Bloodsoed

Patch 4.0.1 claims a victim. My friend Bloodsoed, who is not very happy with the changes that affected his bear tank and tree heals. He’s retiring his WoW account for another game. My heart is broken. Excuse me while I mope somewhere in Nagrand.

Getting Past Volley Withdrawal Symptoms

Getting Past Volley Withdrawal Symptoms

So hunters lost their Volley. Not all the kvetching by angry hunters is gonna make Blizzard cave in to the pressure. Volley is gone. R.I.P, Volley. I admit that I was one of those hunters who pressed only one button when attacking a huge-ass mob. That’s right. Volley. DPS’ing with Volley was so ridiculously easy, even someone with a double-digit IQ could do the job (including stealing aggro from the tank but hey, it came with the turf). In its…

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Patch 4.0.1 On the Mend? Maybeh…

Patch 4.0.1 On the Mend? Maybeh…

I guess the rolling restart Blizzard did recently helped…a bit. I am no longer getting stuck on the loading screen. Today’s Headless Horseman run was a success. Our beloved tank did not DC after clicking on the dreaded pumpkin. I do experience the odd lag or latency spike every now and then (and when I do, it’s still in the shitty thousands) but it’s not as bad as the first week that saw me cursing Blizzard with all my might…

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Patch 4.0.1 Blows Monkey Balls Again

Patch 4.0.1 Blows Monkey Balls Again

Every little fix I did to ensure smooth gaming has been nullified after the recent realm maintenance. It seems things have gotten worse. Not only am I back to getting stuck on the loading screen, my latency has spiked to the thousands. Now it’s at 26,000 ms. This has got to be the worst patch in history. Just try checking the official forums. Hundreds of others are kvetching about the Patch 4.0.1 bugs. Hell, just try clicking on a portal,…

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Patch 4.0.1 Issues: Still Stuck On Loading Screen?

Patch 4.0.1 Issues: Still Stuck On Loading Screen?

Guys, if you’re like me who found herself always getting stuck on the loading screen entering and exiting an instance since Patch 4.0.1 dropped, you might want to try this solution. It worked wonders for me and I’m finally enjoying the game again sans fits of screaming. Just open the following WoW ports: 3724 4000 6112 6113 6114 Now how does one do that, you might ask. Watch this YouTube video to see how it’s done: I added the five…

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Coping With Patch 4.0.1

Coping With Patch 4.0.1

So how have I — along with so many others on Borean Tundra — been coping with Patch 4.0.1 since it dropped? Apopsoda summed up the first day very, erm, eloquently: In the midst of the confusion and chaos on the first day, I quickly turned to the WoW Insider page on Death Knights I bookmarked to help me deal with the major changes to the class. But even with the guide and sundry suggestions from players on Trade Chat,…

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Patch 4.0.1

Patch 4.0.1

Gasp! I was fresh from a nap with my kid when I saw this so I had to check out the ever-reliable WoW.com for news and yup, looks like we’ve got the “first stage patch” of Patch 4.0.1. We’re looking at 1.58 GB and an assload of downloading time depending on how fast your internet connection is (in my case, it’ll be the equivalent of three Kevin Costner flicks, the long bad ones, okay? Not the long good ones). I’ll…

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