With Warlords of Draenor only a month and a half away, I’ve been trying to farm myself an account bound normal weapon off Garrosh for as many characters as i can. As per my usual luck, it hasn’t gone so well over these last few months. While they were supposed to be around a 10% drop chance, i was getting into my 13th kills without even a scent of a drop. I knew that these would be 100% drops once 6.0 goes live but it was the principal of the thing! Then the unthinkable happened.
On back to back kills for my DK and Hunter, the RNG gods decided to work in my favor and award me with the axe and bow. Both situations were hysterical because i wasn’t really paying attention to the loot of either. I was in one of those mindsets where i wasn’t expecting anything and was just going on with my day. Both times i was made aware of drops from people sending me whispers with congratulations. I should have known.
I’m very superstitious in my gaming and in the sports that i either play or watch. Over the many years i have come to realize that the RNG gods are evil little buggers. The more you want something, the lower that dice roll goes in your favor. Staring at the loot table in anxious anticipation is a sure fire way to tip the balance against you. The gods are watching and it’s their job to mess with you. Boy do they enjoy messing with you.
The best way to deal with them is to simply not give a shit. It sounds easy and for some it is, but i know many people that can’t do it. The trick isn’t as simple as not believing. You have to acknowledge their existence while at the same time ignoring them. If you want that elusive drop just stop thinking about it!
Or maybe i’m just crazy.