I don’t know what it is though. I still love the game as much as I always have, but I just don’t feel motivated to do anything that I am required to do. I used to be able to do the bare minimum that was required to get by, but now I can’t even do that.
What am I talking about? Dailies, of course!
My anti-daily stance has always been pretty well known. I really do not believe in logging in to do a boring monotonous task which I would rather not be doing. I don’t pay $15 a month to do the equivalent of house work.
Now, I feel like there is even more pressure to do all these things I really hate doing. I have next to no gold on my Warlock, and the list of things that I need to do is piling up like crazy. I don’t have enough of the stupid new badges, because I don’t do the heroic daily (hello? I graduated from heroics when I started raiding, and have no interest in them! Why do I have to do them now?) It’s getting to the point where it is ruining the rest of the game for me because I log on, feel immediately guilty about not doing all the boring crap, get frustrated and then log off. And end up in situations just like tonight… it’s raid night, I have no gold, no consumables, and the thought of doing dailies makes me want to go and shoot myself. Seriously… I spent all day cooped up marking exams and compiling statistics – the last fricking thing I want to do is dailies!
I love WoW. I love raiding. I love goofing around with friends. But boy oh boy do I hate having to do pointless repetitive crap to get anywhere in this silly game!
(PS – I also hate the Faction Champions fight too. And I hate that anyone who asks for help with it on the forums or asks questions about it is told that they are a noob. Growl)