TL;DR: Trin is a gamer (usually found in World of Warcraft, currently playing WildStar). Achievement addict, certified altoholic, crafting aficionado, lover of loot!
I’ve been playing video games for most of my life. I won’t say exactly how long that has been, but I’ll tell you that Zork on my family’s Commodore 64 was one of the first games I enjoyed. My favorite games as a kid were adventure games like The Secret of Monkey Island and The Adventures of Willie Beamish. I also played console games like Super Mario Brothers and the Legend of Zelda, but I enjoyed PC games more.
I was a bit late to the MMO scene. The first MMO I played was Dungeons and Dragons Online (in the days before it was free-to-play). I was immediately drawn to the type of gameplay. I’m typically a solitary player, but I love being able to join a raid with friends and guild members to kill a big, bad, raid boss. It didn’t take long before I was looking for other MMOs to satisfy my craving for adventure and, of course, loot.
I started playing World of Warcraft a few weeks before Wrath of the Lich King was released, and I’ve been playing it ever since. My main is a holy paladin, and that main has earned tons of achievements (including a couple realm firsts), acquired zillions of pieces of loot, and killed numerous raid baddies. I also have a level 90 of every other class, a few of which I can actually play well.
During the content lulls of WoW, I enjoy playing other MMOs. I’ve spent time in Star Wars: The Old Republic, The Lord of the Rings Online, RIFT, and The Secret World. None of these has held my interest much, and I usually find myself back in WoW before long.
WildStar is the first game that I can see myself leaving WoW to play. I enjoyed the beta tremendously, which is why I started this blog. I can’t wait to share my excitement about WildStar and hopefully convince others to try it out!