World of Warcraft: How do you prepare for a new expansion?
On Nov. 13 will the brand-new expansion Warlords of Draenor come. How do you prepare for it? Wait patiently until the very moment? I don’t think anyone will choose this, especially as Patch 6.0.2 has been released and many content will disappear in the new expansion. At least I’ll try my best to collect those! OK, now we have Adam Koebel from WoW Insider who has shared his experience of preparation with fans.
My Warlords preparations started a couple of weeks before patch 6.0.2 with finishing the level 90 Brawler's Guild achievements. Then I began tidying up some other achievements that have been nagging at me for a while, such as World Explorer (yes, I didn't bother fully exploring the blood elf starting area for the past 7 years) and Mount Parade. When patch 6.0.2 hit I went into toy collecting overdrive. I'm trying to collect as many of the pre-Warlords toys as I can so I don't have to go back for them while working towards The Toy master.I'm up to 88 so far, with number 88 being one suggested on WoW Insider the other day.
My typical ritual in the days leading up to an expansion involves making my bags and bank as clean as possible. However, this time around the toy box and extra void storage took care of that for me. Then there's gold making, my weakness. I try to make as much of it as possible to help me get a head start, but that's easier said than done. Especially when you decide to drop 15k on something so it will increase your toy count by 1. With Warlords, I've even been swapping out some professions in preparation -- also not cheap! It seems I'm failing miserably on the gold making part of my plan. It's a good thing garrisons look like they'll be able to make me fairly self-sufficient, especially if I can get an alt or two into a fully leveled garrison quickly.
What about yours?