Phat Loot and Neurotransmitters in World of Warcraft How are loot-based games like World of Warcraft, Torchlight, and Borderlands related to slot machines, chemical bliss, and evolution? Read on for the answer. During my early days with World of Warcraft (WoW) I remember tromping through Westfall killing crowds of Defias bandits when I was shocked by a loot drop: a rare pair of “blue” gloves that perfectly fit my class’s needs at the time. For those of you who don’t know, killing enemies in WoW gives you a random chance at one or more pieces armor, weapons, or other items called “loot” in WoW parlance. These are stratified according their text’s color: gray, white, green, blue, purple, and orange in order of increasing quality. For a level 20-something character to find a blue item on a random enemy was actually very rare, and I experienced a huge rush from it.
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Master the Art of the To-Do List by Understanding How They Fail Hi Janet, Thanks for your interesting piece. From a GTD perspective, having a long list isn't necessarily a cause for anxiety—in fact, one of the "promises" of GTD is relief from anxiety by getting all the open loops out of your head.
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