WoW Patch 2.4 Arrives

And, true to form, I only found this out by trying to log in on a Tuesday morning to check the auction house. Whoops, time to download a patch instead.

The usual AddOn holocaust ensued of course. I hope to have things stable again by Saturday night!

The patch notes themselves are quite extensive (find them here), but a few items jumped out at me.

Ironic Update Department

“Weapon Skill: Points will be gained faster in weapon skills for levels 1 through 59.”

This comes along a week after I spent time working up my 2 handed mace skill with the Heart Fire Warhammer, a massive flaming two handed mashie-niblick that dropped the last time we did Hellfire Ramparts.

Actually, it wasn’t all that bad as a paladin. I found a mob, started the fight, judged light, then walked away until Vikund got his skill level up high enough to kill it. The joys of being a protection spec’d paladin.

So now Vikund hides around corners waiting to bonk people as they pass by.

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Available Bag Slots

There is now a new interface option that will show you how many empty slots you have in your bags, like so:

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This replaces an addon that I was already using and actually improves upon it. This count of empty slots does not include the empty ones in your ammo pouch or quiver. If you play a hunter, you know where I am coming from on this.

Musical Reference of the Week

Blue Suede Shoes can now be disenchanted.”

That’ll keep people off of them!

I also find it interesting that blue suede shoes have shown up in one form or another in almost every MMO I have played, as well as most of the MUDs I recall.

Elvis is still The King I guess.

4 thoughts on “WoW Patch 2.4 Arrives

  1. Wilhelm2451 Post author

    You are, of course, right, yet I am willing to bet that most people associate the song with Elvis’ own rendition of it.

    I heard Carl Perkins on ‘Fresh Air’ a few years back talk about the song and how he and Elvis performed it differently and how Elvis’ take on the song really made people associate it with him.

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  2. tipa

    I’m not sure I have ever heard the song from either of them. I have heard Elvis impersonators do the song a lot, but had just heard it was a Carl Perkins song, not an Elvis song, and just assumed people considered all rockabilly songs to be Elvis songs regardless of reality. The actual reality is, I can’t remember ever hearing an Elvis song done by Elvis, though I suppose I must have at some point. His brand has been cheapened by imitators.

    If Lilo & Stitch used real Elvis music as opposed to imitation Elvis music, then I have heard some after all.

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