Can’t I Just Play Meh Music?!
Hello, all. For those of you who don’t know me well enough yet, I love music. Most importantly, I love music that sets me in the mood for WoW. As for genre, rock/metal/classical. That’s all you need.
About 4 weeks ago, I started looking up add-ons that would play music from my computer while I’m playing WoW. Eventually I found one that seemed good. I downloaded it, put it in addons, etc. So I started WoW, got to the char. select screen, search addons, and found it to be *out of date*. After all that time it was out of date?! Then I went back to Curse. It was all good, because I found another addon. Too bad it was out of date as well! (Here’s a tip: at this point, I’m looking for in-game bunny’s to kill. Seeing as how I was in SW, I eventually just started picking flowers like I do in real life… Yes, I torture grass.) I give up!
So I decided to search Google about a week later. I’m looking, and looking, and looking, and finally I find it! *WoW musicplayer” (http://wow.curse.com/downloads/details/3444/) Lovely enough, it just happens to be from Curse. So I install it, get into my angry warrior character, and look for it. I can’t find it. *Sadness…* So I check the readme, and it tells me I need to add songs to the addon folder! I think to myself that it’s only reasonable. So I make a nice long list of songs for musicplayer and add them to the specified folder. I get back to my warrior, and play my songs. The first song, great! It was a lovely rendition of “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin. Musicplayer then trys to play “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath. No good. Phailure. I think, “it’s just a glitch. One time thing. No prob! It’s cool!” So it try’s to play “Only” by Nine Inch Nails. Epic Phailure! Musicplayer Phails again! Rawr!
After close examination, I discover that Musicplayer can only play .mp3 format, due to structure and such of WoW. *”Okay! That shouldn’t be hard! I’ll just download a format converter!”* I find some. Eventually I find a working one! 😄 I use it on my non .mp3 songs, re-save them to the directory, and go on with my rock. This time I get on my rogue. I would say he’s special because he doesn’t like to be in the lime-light. He doesn’t try bringing a lot of attention to himself, (unlike my warrior…) and is always quite polite when performing a Backstab>>>>Eviscerate. I try another song; “Ironman” by Sabbath. It plays the song. I’m happy! Except, for the part that IT LOOPS! Now I’m confused. Did I just download the song wrong? Oh well. Check another song! I try “The Hand That Feeds” by Nin again. Its just too much! random bits of the song are scattered, parts loop. Imagine taking a Cd, “cleaning” it with steel wool, wiping it with gravel, and and playing it with your bicycle tires. Yep! I’m to the point where I turn off my computer, and actually go to bed. The next day, I delete the converter and play WoW with Windows Media Player in the background. Oh well, I guess you can’t always have it your way.