Well, new expansion and a lot to get caught up on.
First off, I ran into this expansions “nooooooope” mob, this guy:
This picture doesn’t do it justice. In-game he’s shaking his head back and forth slightly, very very quickly, it’s creepy as hell. It’s right up there with the mist lurker guys in MoP and the multi draenai headed dog-thing in Legion. A big old pile of nope the hell out.
Besides that, a lot of extra poses and animations were added in game, from taking notes:
to carrying a falcon
standing with helm at their side…
to walking very much drunk (staggering about instead of running normal but a ‘visual haze and zig-zagging’), holding out an amulet, crossing arms and leaning against things, sprawling on stairs, and being tied with arms behind the back, struggling to get free. Oh yes way back in Cata we had prisoners that walked with their hands behind them but now it’s the person randomly struggling as well. It’s very interesting seem the game come alive in more ways.
So! I’ve been wearing the same helm on Coquette for years now. It’s just the absolute best and I have two colors of it so far. I don’t like the hair on night elves and I cover that shit up with this beautiful glorious helm.
As I was questing in Darkshore what do you know, I see I earned an item, a Rootweave helm, with an icon just like the helm I wear. And sure enough, it’s a recolor of it! It doesn’t have the lighting effect of the helms I have but still, I thought it was super sweet that a druid item is a copy of “my helm”
I doubt anything I personally wanted has ever had anything to do in Overwatch or Warcraft but it’s interesting on how many things I had a problem with that ended up solved. For instance:
Blood elf hunters shooting animation: It was horrible, I complained here and streamed while griping how bad it was, and maybe 3 weeks later, it was fixed.
People killing Farmer Saldean: I put in multiple reports at the Farmers low respawn rate and how even a level 20 Horde could walk up, not pvp enabled, kill the farmer, and then log straight out, avoiding punishment. Guards now spawn if a Horde gets near whether or not they are pvp enabled and instantly attack. The Farmer also respawns instantly if I remember right.
Disc priest PW shield having a CD: Well this was just dumb, but it now has no Weakened Soul nor a CD. I’m pretty sure everyone wanted that.
Overwatch 99% thing: I was convinced if one side on a control point went to 99% with the other side never getting past 0%, either the bad team got a buff of some sort, or the good team got a longer rez allowing the bad team to make a come back during Overtime. This happened ALL THE TIME. I had recorded instances of it and planned to time everything to prove it. Shortly after, some patch went in and this almost never happens any more.
Hm. I’m sure there were more but that’s all I can think of right now.
Overwatch Ana: Now, I’ve said this but I’ll say it here. I think Ana should be able to heal target like Zenyatta. Then she can hit skinny fucks like Widow without needing insane sniper aim while still having her shot delay and reload issue. I could just be a baddie but IMO she’s only good when you’re behind someone huge like Roadhog and just shooting into DAT ASS with little chance to miss. You could still be a grandma sniper to enemies. Let’s see if it happens.