Mar 082011

Greetings, and welcome to you, avid feral follower. With Alaron needing to take some time off for real life, he has asked for some help with his blog. Enter one cool cat with a mission, Sylvaneart. I have been playing this game long enough to realize that:

  • If you have been playing since vanilla, you know that style of play is out of date.
  • If you have been playing since BC, you know what a crushing blow is.
  • If you have been playing since WotLK, you might have cried to lose our good swipe.
  • And if you have been playing since Cata, you could probably care less about the old ways. LOL!

Stupid intro? Maybe. In all honesty, I am a student of the feral class. The math, the lore, and the player. For years I have sat back and collected as much information as I can on the cat. I write regular posts for my guild and server. My mission as stated above is two-fold. First, I aim to convince the world that feral cat is the greatest class there is. Just kidding. I love feral and I want to see you enjoy it too by accomplishing part two. Part two is to bring you the information you need to enjoy the greatest class there is. This is my first foray into being a regular contributor so I hope you enjoy reading and learning all I have to show you.

As a player I started as a hunter. I quickly saw the huntard generalization and decided that wasn’t going to be me. This hunter was my main all the way up until the start of WotLK. When the hunter pet was made a trivial thing I no longer cared for the class. But I had this druid. This great thing in my possession. It was so much better than my hunter in every way but my guild at the time needed my hunter. I basically told my guild I was going feral and it wasn’t up for discussion. Best choice I ever made. My enjoyment of the game has increased so much. My current guild is 1/13 HM. This isn’t impressive to many but I can say I am loving every minute of it. I don’t PVP so my discussions will be of a pure PVE basis only.

So come along for the ride with me. Let me help show you why your class IS relevant. Let me show you why switching into a ferocious cat and ripping face is so fun. As always be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed and use the forums. Feel free to PM me with any questions you might have but the forums on this site are your best bet. This will help to answer one question one time instead of one question multiple times. This site is a posting spot for many great cats that are willing to help the noob learn why claw is laughed at and # in a line of code is called a REM to most coders. If you are the noob with a noob question and are a little embarrassed then a PM will do fine. I will never ridicule you.


  22 Responses to “Who the Hell is Sylvaneart?”

  1. Welcome,

    Thanks for taking up the task!

  2. Reading this post gave me a real strong urge just burning through my town chanting:”YES WE CAN”!


  3. Welcome! It’s great to see TFD will continue and the new person has the feral heart :) Can’t wait to see more! :)

  4. Welcome! Lets ROCK! :)

  5. Welcome ! Let’s shred (oops sorry can’t get behind…)* so let’s mangle our way out !

    * : private sinestra joke.

  6. Really overjoyed to see that the blog will be kept up. Probably the only one I recommend to anyone looking to be a better feral durid. Can’t wait to see what knowledge you can share with us!

  7. Hello and welcome! Glad that someone took the reins from Al :-*

    Enjoyed the article and looking forward to more! Hope you’ll have a good time here and don’t bail on us :)

  8. I dig your style, welcome! I look forward to reading more by you : )

  9. Nice, welcome:)

    I look forward reading more.

  10. Welcome, I look forward to reading your articles.

  11. Welcome. I’m glad the blog will continue to see action. While your optimisim is nice please don’t try to be a cheerleader and ignore the real issues that we face. All too often I’ve heard “don’t worry blizz will fix it”. I seen almost all of this stuff comming way back in July during beta for Cata and I think the vast majority will agree that feral has gone downhill since then. We need to fight for changes else all we’ll end up getting is icon changes.

    • Totally agree Mongo. I am a cheerleader but at the same time I see the problems. I won’t ignore them. While I personally can’t make Blizz change things, my hope is to make sure everyone that comes here is entrusted with the knowledge to make them better. At the same time hopefully we can rally the troops and continue to press upon Blizz the need for changes (beyond an icon, although I do like the icon). I myself have never believed that Blizz will fix something beyond a blatant bug or anything they did to accidentally make Cats OP. You will have to bear(RAWR) with me as my main articles will be a little slow at first as I get up to speed on the wordpress tools available. Keep checking back as I have plans in the works for a series of interviews with the other guest bloggers and some noted Ferals from around the world.

  12. And thank you to all for the kind welcomes.

  13. Yay! I’m so glad that this blog is still going to be updated. I <3 blog so much. You seem great, Syvanheart. Keep up the good work!

  14. Welcome! I am really happy that this page will continue <3

  15. This news, and this initial article makes me feel good. I was worried by go to source of cat info was going the way of the dodo.

    Welcome to the blogasphere Sylvaneart

  16. I am so thrilled you are going to do this. I have been kitty from the start and I love her. Just having some issues and this page was helping me out. Thank you

  17. Guide me!

  18. So it was you who ended up undertaking the task to carry the torch, eh?

    I’ve seen you around on the forums and you fit this position, in my opinion. Congratulations, and good look.

    Looking forward to seeing future blog entries from you.

  19. Kinda funny, I raided as boom last expansion, but I also pretty much told my guild I was gonna be feral this one, no questions asked. Worked out fine as well XD

  20. Yay more druids!

  21. Wow, amazing weblog structure! How lengthy have you ever been blogging for? you make blogging look easy. The entire look of your website is excellent, neatly as the content material!

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