After I ran out of SSO daily quests to do on Saturday, I pottered off to do the Fishing Daily Quest. While fishing up some bait, I hit 372, which was great. And then, when I handed in my quest, I finally, finally, finally got my Weather-Beaten Journal and the ability to track fish. I was beginning to doubt that the thing would ever drop for me...
But that got me thinking. There was a bunch of stuff I didn't get done before Burning Crusade, like maxing out my fishing, or getting rep grinds done. But with BC, more and more of those are getting done. And Blizz is actively helping that.
I can level my fishing through the dailies, and it doesn't feel like
a grind. The Shattered Sun dailies also helped get Aldor or Scryer rep,
through quest rewards, mob drops and the packs you get at each level.
The instance daily quests encourage you to top out your instance-based
At this point, it feels like "finishing" the Burning Crusade is within my grasp - and that's cool to me. And
I think Blizz' moves to smooth the path to finishing is a good thing.
But I'm a casual player. What's the betting the hardcore disgaree with