21
Oct
09

Hallow’s Grind

I’m normally good about doing holiday achievements.  Its a fun sidetrack while I’m online for the times I’m not involved with anything.  We’ve now been doing the whole achievement thing for about a year – enough time for people to do the entire holiday circuit and get their violet proto-drakes.

I’m still missing a few holidays.  I didn’t do Children’s Week because I refused to do the PvP achievement.  I missed the Winter Veil achievements just because I wasn’t into achievements back in December and I didn’t find the Winter Veil activities to be fun.  And I skipped Hallow’s End completely.

Hallow’s End and the Love is in the Air achievement sets are the grindy-est.  Logging on every hour to trick-or-treat?  I have better things to do with my day.  Killing the Headless Horseman over and over and over and over to get a drop or two?  Yeah – not interested.

Last year when this came around, I quickly decided I wasn’t interested, and tuned out the entire holiday.  That means I didn’t even get enough of them done to make it tolerable this year.  Now I look at the list and I’m undecided if I want to be bothered.

I may or may not eventually get all of the holiday achievements.  If I do, I think Hallow’s End may not happen until 2010.

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5 Responses to “Hallow’s Grind”


  1. 1 MegaMick
    October 21, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    Oooh how I hate achievements… xP

  2. 2 Ken
    October 21, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    No kidding. Masks anyone?

  3. 3 Hamacus
    October 21, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    I approve this message :)

  4. 4 Cheres
    October 30, 2009 at 12:53 pm

    I refuse to do the PvP part of children’s week too, but probably for different reasons :)


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