Episode 345, “It was a Y2020 bug”

| January 2, 2020 | Reply

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Ren

Wrote new addon guides for Classic – PvP, raids, leveling, and gathering

More KR fun – have 2 new 120 resto shaman – Zandalari on Horde, undeleted and race-flipped 112-now-120, Tauren-now-Draenei on Alliance – KR leveling analysis, stories, and Korrak f*ery

Pandaria timewalking on Alliance

Bought new podcasting mic setup – mic stand, shock mount, pop filter

Computer gently frying – purchased new computer, arriving Saturday. Considered and priced out comps from several companies but ended up buying Alienware Aurora Ryzen edition – Ryzen 6 3600X (6-core 32MB L3 cache/4.4 GHz), NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2060 Super (6GB), 32 GB RAM, 1TB M.2 SSD

Mike

Priest, lock, hunter, rogue, warrior in Classic

This Week in WoW

Winter Veil ended January 2

Pandaria timewalking through January 7

Darkmoon Faire on Retail starts January 5 – no word yet about its release on Classic – supposed to happen in January but apparently not this week

Battleground Bonus Event begins Tuesday, Jan 7

WoW 15th Anniversary ends Jan 7th – with it, the quests, Korrak’s Revenge, and the xp/rep buff

News

Classic

Major update to Classic threat library – changed from the ThreatClassic-1.0 library to LibThreatClassic 2 – means that players using one won’t see/be able to communicate threat between players using different libraries

Players using ClassicThreatMeter must update to new ThreatClassic2

Be sure to update DBM and Details if you are using their built in threat meters

Warsong Gulch Classic

Queueing changed – if you are grouped and in queue, adding a player to your group will reset your place in queue

Retail

Season 3 ended prematurely on Dec 31 – usually resets on patch changes, which means it should have ended Jan 14

Working on a hotfix to restore Season 3 and retroactively retain rating changes and tier updates. They don’t anticipate being able to retain season games played count or win counts during the unexpected offseason.

8.3, which will be released Jan 14

Things to do to prepare

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