There was a time when I thought having only one name, like Cher, was terribly chic.
That was before I started playing WoW and was rather disappointed to learn that everybody had only one name (Cher wasn't available, either). Chic no longer.
But then titles came along and an elite few got to stick some extra words above their head. Oo look, he's a hand of someone (that's like a tool, apparently), and she's some kind of soldier.
I was singularly unexceptional in my failure to garner any of these accolades, but at least I wasn't alone.
Now though, thanks to achievements, there's a title for just about everything. You can't swing a mechanical toad without hitting half a dozen longwinded nameplates (Toadswinger sadly not yet among them).
And I still don't have one.
God forbid I should cave in and grab Jenkins, or one of the other common ones. That's now the fantasy equivalent of Smith. No, if I'm going to do this, I'm going to do it properly. How do you like the sound of Loremaster Merlot?
I've already got Northrend loremaster for the deathchill cloak (that I never crafted, what a con that was). And there are a few holes in Outland that I'll have to plug up. Apparently I didn't spend long in Blades Edge Mountains.
So that just leaves Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms. How hard can that be?
Wait... how many quests? Surely that number is wrong? Did I do any quests before 60?
Loremaster is going to take a bit longer than I originally envisaged. In the meantime, you may call me Merlot. Just the one name, like Cher.
22 hours ago