WoW Rookie: How to get by the summer blues

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We’re in the full swing of summer, complete with the lurking shadow of a new school year that begins any time now. As guilds plunge headlong into the Firelands, raid rosters get tighter and tighter as faithful raid members eschew the game in favor of playing in the sun, having river shenanigans, and soaking up the heat before it’s gone for the year.

August and early September are frequently lulls for many players. This downpoint isn’t quite the same as “expansion blues,” since it’s a normal yearly phenomenon. After all, it’s awfully pretty outside; who wants to wipe on Rhyolith all night when you could be outside in the pool? While raid leaders yearn for their missing raid members, the players themselves struggle with balancing outside time and game playtime.

How can you manage to keep up with the game, even while the summer winds are beckoning you? Here are some tips.

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