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WRUP: Save our WRUP


Every week, just at the start of the weekend, we catch up with the WoW Insider staff and ask them, "What are you playing this week?" -- otherwise known as: WRUP. Join us to see what we're up to in and out of game, and catch us in the comments to let us know what you're playing, too!

Guys, I have terrible news. If we can't nail this week's What aRe yoU Playing -- and I mean really knock this thing out of the park -- they're going to close down the community center. There won't be any place for us kids to get off the street. We'll have to WRUP on a street corner next month. And I've spent enough time on street corners.

We have to practice, you guys. We need to bring our best game to the WRUP competition and show up those jerkstores from the other side of town and show them that we're the kings of ... knowing what we're playing.

So, hold on while I get out the Chaka Khan tapes so we can have a top-notch training montage where we WRUP poorly at first, but then get better at WRUP over time. While I'm putting on these leg warmers, why don't you go ahead and tell me what you're playing this weekend?

Adam Holisky (@AdamHolisky) I'm playing the saxophone. Also WoW, and getting a new cooldown notifier set up, since Tell Me When seems to be on the fritz lately. I'm sure most of my Saturday afternoon will be spent there.

Alex Ziebart (@AlexZiebart) A little Raid Finder on my rogue, a lot of The Old Republic on my myriad of alts. That's the nice thing about brand new MMOs -- holy crap, that's a lot of new game content to see.

Allison Robert (@AllisonRobert) I'm going to keep going for the Crawling Claw despite having written an entire OverAchiever column this week on why it will probably never spawn. Oh, and possibly more work on the Low Level Tank Project.

Anne Stickney (@Shadesogrey) I have family in town, so not a lot of playing this weekend. I might sneak in a little Skyrim, and I have raiding on Sunday, but that's about it! Rest of the weekend will be spent hanging out with people and getting over this silly cold.

Chase Hasbrouck (@alarondruid) Tinkertoys with my son, and maybe a little WoW once I get back from my parents' house.

Dan Desmond (@Antigen_) Probably 90% SWTOR, trying to earn enough social points to get rank 2 and buy the Slave Girl costume for my Inquisitor ... you know, for science.

Daniel Whitcomb (@DanielWhitcomb) I'll be attempting to tear myself away from SWTOR long enough to send my chars on some Raid Finder runs in WoW. We'll see if I am successful. Otherwise, my Trooper has finished Act I of her class quest and is currently tracking down her next recruit, and Fat Jedi and T7 are tearing it up on Coruscant, and I am having all the fun in the world. Except when running down long halls. Please, please, please, Bioware, either trim down some of the hallways or let me use my Speeder to get down them quicker.

Dawn Moore (@DawnWoW) I'm currently hooked on a game called Limbo, but I also want to level my enhancement shaman a bit, so maybe I'll clock in an hour or two on that.

Elizabeth Wachowski (@leeatwaterlives) Lego Harry Potter 2. Shut up, it's fun. Also SWTOR and Skyrim.

Fox Van Allen (@foxvanallen) ( I spent the week cleaning up my room. I vacuumed six years' worth of dust (literally) and found an uncashed $600 check dated June 2007. I'll probably spackle and paint to cover up all the weird holes I made in this place over the course of the last six years. Oh man, what color should I pick, you guys?

Kelly Aarons (@Cadistra) WoW, Bastion and Trine 2. Also at the final boss of Radiant Historia, so there's that. Because there's no bonus question, I will take this opportunity to say that you are all wonderful.

Lisa Poisso (@LisaPoisso) Like Adam, I'll be tweaking and fiddling with addons. Also like Adam, I'm sure it will gobble up more of an afternoon than I'd planned! Everything's better with the bonus answer: Drunken Cheesy Bread.

Mathew McCurley (@gomatgo) Honestly, I don't know what I'm playing this weekend. Push 50 on the Jedi Knight, work some on the shadow priest ... I've got a lot of options. I think it might be a relaxing weekend, however.

Matthew Rossi (@matthewrossi) SWTOR, WoW, Skyrim, and insomnia. Insomnia's less a game and more the dementia that's swallowing my soul. Was there a bonus question? Guess I'll just make up an answer: trees.

Matt Low (@Matticus) Hit 50 on my Sorcerer in The Old Republic. Hoping to start Operations soon! Healing in that game is much more restrictive than WoW. Used to something like 10 spells or abilities for healing, and then being reduced to six spells is disorienting at first. You get the hang of it after a while.

Matt Walsh (@Rhidach) Wrapping up the last 10 levels of TOR with Dan Desmond, hopefully, as our pairing continues, our adventure in Hoth and beyond. All the while bickering over whose code of ethics will win from one conversation to the next.

Michael Gray (@writegray) A good friend's 40th is the weekend, for which I made a special run of oatmeal stout and whiskey oatmeal stout. Have a gig up in Pennsylvania doing some presentation design on Sunday, so between it all, I'll be squeezing in a few special moments in the Arena.

Mike Sacco (@mikesacco) I'll be continuing my adventures in Sitting in the Republic Fleet and Sending My Companions Out on 10-Minute Gathering Missions this weekend.

Olivia Grace (@oliviadgrace) My best-beloved arena partner has finally got his rogue to L69, so my priest will help him through to 70, then it's twink Arena all the way, baby! I'm quite excited.

Robin Torres (@cosmiclaurel) I'm really going to try to level my mage this weekend. Really. This time I mean it. I should have time after my operative does her space combat and PvP dailies ... maybe. I'll also be playing old-school, peg-in-board, non-electronic Battleship with The Spawn. Bonus question: Nutella.

The weekend is the perfect time to kick back, relax and enjoy some game time. Are you an achievement junkie? Can't get enough raiding? Rolling a new alt? Considering taking the leap into roleplaying? Whatever your favorite way to play World of Warcraft, let us know in the comments what you're playing this weekend!

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