Nice moments in PC gaming are bite-sized celebrations of a few of our favourite gaming recollections.
World of Warcraft
Yr: 2004 – current
the drill. You’ve got noticed one other participant using a flashy mount in Orgrimmar or Stormwind and also you simply have to have it. Perhaps it isn’t a brand new mount you are after however one which’s been round for some time and it simply hasn’t dropped but. And possibly you’ve got been farming the identical content material, week after week, hoping you may get fortunate.
In my case, it was the Lich King’s mount, Invincible—with someplace round a 1% drop charge. It wasn’t simply how he seemed, although that was what drew me to the mount within the first place. His lore fascinated me too. The truth that he was at Arthas’s facet in life, and later in dying, reveals an excellent bond, and I would at all times cherished the truth that you possibly can go to Invincible’s grave in Tirisfal Glades. I simply wasn’t ready for what number of occasions I would must run the raid to get him.
Now, as nice as Icecrown Citadel is, it turns into much less nice while you’ve cleared all the factor 400+ occasions. There aren’t any skips like there are in newer raids so it’s important to work your means by each boss to get to the Lich King and be in with an opportunity of him dropping Invincible’s Reins. Granted, the bosses themselves aren’t tough, it is the working from place to position that made clearing it such a chore—particularly while you knew you have been more likely to stroll away empty-handed.
So when Invincible’s Reins lastly did drop, I actually wasn’t ready. I imply, I knew I used to be there for the mount, however I would finished it so many occasions I wasn’t excited about it when it got here time to loot the ultimate boss. I have to’ve stared on the merchandise in my luggage for a very good minute in absolute disbelief earlier than it sank in. In fact, as soon as I bought over the shock, I instantly linked it in guild chat earlier than placing it firmly on my mount keybind.
Naturally I headed straight to Orgrimmar, which is the place I would first noticed Invincible a number of years earlier than, and loitered across the Valley of Energy exhibiting off my new acquisition. Perhaps I hoped to encourage another new WoW participant into taking over a couple of years of largely fruitless farming.
Was it price it? Completely. Invincible continues to be my mount right now, regardless that his principal job of late has been doing limitless laps round Oribos as I sit on Discord chatting to guildies. I can not wait to indicate him the Dragon Isles and regardless that he might need to take a little bit of a again seat for a time due to dragonriding, Invincible will at all times be my favorite.