The Ironman Challenge.

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Re: The Ironman Challenge.

#871 » Post by Dymond » 25 Oct 2021 00:31

Death cleared for player Sarai successfully.

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Re: The Ironman Challenge.

#872 » Post by ninuanni » 27 Oct 2021 03:10

Thank you Dymond! I deeply appreciate it. The last few levels are very anxiety-inducing!

I feel like I should mention: A server crash today (within the past hour) saw me very inconveniently die to fall damage again - but it seems that it didn't DQ me. I assumed, because no message came up and that the Ironman rankings didn't update, that it was simply written off as part of the server crash. At the same time, I want to be absolutely clear and share this information, because it just hit that maybe it wasn't intended; I didn't think to take a screenshot but I hope that my openness with the information is enough. (As a side note: I assume this is why the rankings haven't updated my level past 73. In retrospect, while I thought my death wasn't recorded because of the crash, it may have been because of my initial death rollback? Either way - hopefully I'll only need to post here to update my level when I hit 80.)

As a side note; as I approach the end of the challenge it's given me a lot of perspective to wow that I appreciate. The amount of quests is great (even if it'd be safer if, usually, I didn't go for them, lol) and it's given me a lot of time to become deeply familiar with each zone. I've been really enjoying it and the community that's formed around it, both the mods and the players / guild.
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Re: The Ironman Challenge.

#873 » Post by ninuanni » 30 Oct 2021 03:31

I'm nearly halfway through 79, and wanted to take a minute to collect my thoughts.

First of all: this challenge has been extremely fun to me. It challenges the way I think of mobs and encounters and makes the game feel a bit more like a puzzle. Sometimes a tedious one, sure, but it also makes me appreciate the abundance of quests available to get me through the levels.

I have a variety of pictures of my character's journey thus far that I'd like to share. This is only a fraction - too many would stretch this post too far - but I like having this record of my character's growth.

I've finally run out of rested EXP for the first time in all of Northrend, so I'm taking a short break for now, but I'll be returning to the grind soon; if I make it I hope to make some art to commemorate the event and will post my build for posterity (since I'm going to be fixing it immediately; I hope that this build, which was theorycrafted by my close friends, will be of use to others).

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I'd like to thank everyone behind truewow for giving me the opportunity to participate in this challenge and the community behind it, as well as for all the support (I know, I open a lot of tickets) - particularly Dymond, Cherub and Andrius.

I hope to post news of my success soon!

EDIT:

I'd also like to second Skogar's request for review here.
Skogar wrote:
18 Oct 2021 07:02
Earlier this evening, I got a low battery message and my laptop shut down. When this happened the battery was charging while the laptop was plugged into a wall outlet. As far as I can tell, the battery just died. It will no longer charge.

I've never seen a laptop shutdown due to a dead battery while plugged into a wall outlet. Afterwards I had to remove the battery to get the laptop to run.

So Ironkidu died. I suspect this is not reviewable, though I would ask for consideration to reinstate my character simply because this was beyond my control. If not, it was a good run.
I worry it may have been overlooked, as there was no direct response, and they have fought valiantly through the levels and taken the utmost caution; I enjoyed watching their steady progress. I hope that their death can be rescinded!
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Re: The Ironman Challenge.

#874 » Post by ninuanni » 30 Oct 2021 09:35

Update:

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Success!

Unfortunately, on the ladder my character still shows as 73, as that was the level my lag-related death (which was rolled back) was at. I'd like to ask for Sarai to be updated to level 80 on the ladder so that I may claim the mount and start equipping good armors and playing in dungeons!
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Re: The Ironman Challenge.

#875 » Post by Hordetroll666 » 30 Oct 2021 10:13

Nice, gz on winning the challenge

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Re: The Ironman Challenge.

#876 » Post by xartiex » 30 Oct 2021 14:55

Way to go ninuanni (Sarai) - You are an inspiration and I am so happy and excited for you! Congratulations!
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