Yes, we have our Defenders of a Shattered World title, and our shiny new mounts. They may be slightly stale, but for us the taste is still just as sweet. On our off nights, we'll probably go back and polish off the personal achievements for some of our subs and the people who couldn't make it on a given night. But, as a guild, we're there. Hanging on by the skin of our teeth.
I'm excited to see where we get to before the next major content patch drops. Can we polish off FL in the interim? To me, and to most of my guild (I think), our success always seems a sort of "proof of concept." That is to say, a lot of us wouldn't be raiding at all if we had to conform to a more traditional schedule. Theoretically speaking, we shouldn't be successful. We don't spend the time in-game wiping and learning that everyone else says is necessary.
We're not on the bleeding edge, but we're seeing the content. We're experiencing it. We're not being carried by a half-hardcore team. We're working together toward a goal. Heck, our small guild still has yet to hit level 20, and it isn't for lack of trying.
We did get about 45 minutes to work on Beth'tilac last night. That seems a fun fight. Here are my initial impressions:
- Kill the hangy spiders and get up top... I'm sick of being puked on.
- Small spiders, AoE.
- Big guy... kill?
- So many spiders. Why couldn't it have been snakes?
- Aaannd we're dying.
- More spiders? Argh.
I think maybe I'll do a quick write up of the BH boss tomorrow. It was pretty easy, but I didn't see many written strats out there. Link me with a good one and I'll make sure to point to that (I know there are good videos, but I like a write up).
It feels good to be "caught up."