Sunday, September 18, 2011

Time-Lost-Freakin' Proto Drake!

Well, it finally happened... I've killed the TLPD!


For anyone that has been following my to-do list posts, killing the TLPD has been something I've been trying to do since WOTLK was released. Prior to today I'd only ever found a corpse of the rare spawn- despite probably 10 or more Vyragosa kills.

Given the lull I'm feeling with the Cataclysm at the moment, I decided to invest some time into farming this mount (not so much farming as it was AFK'ing with the volume all the way up). I played a lot of Madden, watched youtube or movies, but generally didn't do anything WoW related while camping- which certainly saved my sanity, although it absolutely killed my /played time.

A lot of credit goes to NPCscan- if you don't have this mod already, go download it now!

Living up to its name, it has taken me way too much time to find and kill the Time-Lost Proto Drake (I don't even want to estimate an actual number of hours), so now it's time to pick my next camping target- Poseidus or the statues in Uldum... any suggestions?

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Pre-Cataclysm To-Do List Re-Revisited

I thought it would be fun to take a third and final look at my pre-Cata to-do list now that we're well into the expansion.

For those of you that don't know, wayyy back in June I posted my list of things I wanted to accomplish before the release of Cataclysm. I figure with the 4.01 patch presumably being released tomorrow, now is a good time to take a look and see how well I did!

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  • Finish the Insane achievement!
  • Finish my "Salty" title.
Get exalted with Hydraxian Waterlords.
  • Get exalted with Silverwing Sentinals.
  • Get Exalted with The League of Arathor.
  • Get the Battlemaster achievement.
  • Get Shadow's Edge (and Ideally Shadowmourne).
  • Get the achievement for 100k honorable kills (55k 39k 20k to go).
  • Kill King Krush to finish Frostbitten grr.
  • Get all of the argent tournament tabards.
  • Complete the Hero of Shattrah feat of strength achievement.
  • Finish my AQ quest chain.
  • Get all the blacksmithing recipes I still need.
  • Compete my old class sets: D1, D2, T1, T2, and AQ set.
  • Farm the following mounts:
  • [Deathcharger's Reins] from Stratholme.
    [Reins of the Blue Proto-Drake] from Heroic Utgarde Pinnacle.
    [Reins of the Azure Drake] from Eye of Eternity.
    [Reins of the Dark War Talbuk] from Nagrand.
    [Reins of the Green Proto-Drake] from the mysterious egg.
    [Reins of the Onyxian Drake] from Onyxia's lair.
    [Reins of the Raven Lord] from Anzu in Sethekk Halls.
    [Sea Turtle] from fishing.
    [Reins of the White Polar Bear] from Brunhildar dailies.
    [Reins of the Twilight Drake] from Obsidian Sanctum 3 drakes, 25 man.
    [Reins of the Traveler's Tundra Mammoth] sold in Dalaran.
    [Reins of the Time-Lost Proto-Drake] rare spawn.
    [Swift Alliance Steed] from ToC tribute chest.[Mimiron's Head] from Yogg Saron.
    [Reins of the Ironbound Proto-Drake] from the Ulduar 25 meta achievement.
    [Invincible's Reins] from Lich King hard mode...
    [Argent Hippogryph] from the argent tournament.
    [Ashes of A'lar] from Kael.
    [Crusader's White Warhorse] from ToC tribute chest.
    • Farm the following pets:
    [Giant Sewer Rat] from fishing in Dalaran.
    [Ice Chip] from the Midsummer event.
    [Parrot Cage (Hyacinth Macaw)] rare drop in STV.

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    Still struggling with some drops, but I made some huge dents in this list. How do you think I did?