So today I logged in World of Warcraft after more than a week. I see someone asking for group for Sunken Temple and I decide that I have enough time to try it. At he end the group doesn’t include that guy. It’s me (51 warrior), a player I know already (Yonti, 52 mage), a guildie (Snagle, 53 Rogue) and two guys on the same guild, Dis (54 priest) and Korpen (57 pally). In general I build even parties but Dis asked me to invite the pally.
We go in and Dis wants to lead. After a few kills he asks me to make him the group leader. I ask why since it’s not that something changes in the game if you are the group leader. Firstly he tells me that it makes sense to be the leader if he is going to lead (?), then he tells me that he needs to because he will have to switch the loot mode because of some kind of drop related to a quest. Yes, sure. I tell him that he’ll have to say when he needs this inexplicable change and I’ll do for him. He shuts up and we move on.
Basically we move up a ramp and along a corridor running around a big room with a hole (pit) in the middle. There are balconies with mini bosses all around, we kill them. Then they say me that we have to go in the pit. They tell me I have to go first, fall from the balcony, run through elite mobs and then jump in the pit. I say them that, maybe, there’s a more logic way to do this since the place is filled with corridors and, supposedly, there’s one leading there. They insist.
Okay, I fall down the balcony, run through the mobs and jump in the pit. The pit is HIGH. There are wandering elite mobs on the bottom but the fall kills me directly. I wonder what’s the point of doing this. I ask them what is supposed to happen next. Then the rogue falls down and dies, the pally survives and the priest too. The mage dies before reaching the pit.
We are blocked, the priest cannot res the mage. The pally tells me to go up (yes, because I can fly) and res the gnome girly mage. I tell him I’ll do with a CPR. Obviously the problem isn’t solved by writing idiocies so I figure out we have to die and simply restart from entrance but I wait to understand what the fuck the two guys are thinking (they speak together in ventrilo). From here I managed to save the chat.
I tell him that I’m not going to continue without her. It’s a group and we do not drop players just becuase their illogic plan didn’t work out.
I do not want to “start doing stuff” without the mage. I’m still not sure if they are trying to go back at her (but in this case why we didn’t come in the pit from the other way if now we are supposed to walk back at her?) or just continue without. So I specify better what’s the problem. This while Korpen (the pally) seems to want to explain me something. Later I understand that he isn’t going to tell me something, he just wants me to follow his character with mine, literally. Even if I’ll never understand why.
I guess it’s pretty obvious that something happened there. I was still hoping for some informations and figure out what they were thinking but Korpen starts to run. I understand what he wants so I run behind him. He runs around the pit, aggroing all the mobs. I imagine he is trying to run through the whole dungeon by training all of them? I really do not know. I just follow as he said. At some point (after the “gogogo”), with 6-7 elite mobs on him he stops and runs back to Dis (aggroing more). I really do not understand what is going on with all those monsters running around. The only plausible assumption I can make is that Dis tried to heal the pally while he was running back and so agggroed all of them. The pally probably took advantage to stone to Ironforge, still alive.
This is the moment between the mobs aggroing on Dis, the pally stoning out, and then the mobs walking back at their place since I didn’t move a finger. I didn’t move because all this happened fast and I was wondering what’s the point of running through all those mobs to just come back and fight a lost battle.
Howd ye die? I don’t know, mabe because you had ten elite mobs on you? The battle lasted no more than two seconds from beginning to end. And I really don’t know what else they expected to happen aside me being killed as well.
The rest is pure comedy.
Yes, why I nto sheep? Maybe because I’m a warrior. Maybe because I’m not going to mess with 10 elite mobs and four peoples party. At this point I really do not know how this Sunken Temple is supposed to work. If they were correct about jumping in the pit and all the rest.
For sure I’m still wondering how a player can reach level 57 without knowing that a warrior cannot fly, resurrect peoples and sheep mobs.