Get to Know Your Guildie: Soranai!

Posted by Graenah 2021-03-10 in G2KYG

Hey everyone! Get to Know Your Guildie is back! You know and love him as our PvE Game Content officer and Sunday Raid leader, but there’s a lot you probably don’t know about him! We got the goods, and we’re spillin’! Get ready to get to know…. Soranai!

WoW Stuff

How long have you played wow?
2006.  My first character was a Troll Shaman.

How did you come to start playing?
My college roommate recommended the game.

What’s your favorite race/spec?
Night Elf (shadowmeld is the best racial in the game!)  Mists of Pandaria era Survival (RIP Black Arrow & old Explosive Shot).  Current spec Windwalker.

What brought you to Darkwind?
I unlocked all the legion allied races on a server & after my guild had fallen apart I wanted a fresh start on an active RP server as I typically like those communities better.  I actually googled guilds on Wyrmrest and Darkwind seemed well put together, I put in an app near the end of legion.

What is your favorite thing to do in game?
Group PvE content, difficult 5 mans and raiding.

If wow were to suddenly disappear, what game would you be playing?
Super Smash Brothers.

If you could vacation anywhere in game…
Suramar city is absolutely beautiful.  The Nightborne look like they know how to have a good time.

If you were able to turn any in-game mount into a real life one…
Ban-Lu so I can finally hear what’s the big deal with the hozen and the buttercream pie.

If you were able to turn any in-game pet into a real –life one…
Stardust, who doesn’t want a cute, celestial bunny?

What is your most favorite dungeon or raid in WoW? Least favorite?
Favorite: Vortex Pinnacle, absolutely wonderful aesthetics and music.  Least Favorite: Violet Hold, zzz

Who is your favorite character from the World of Warcraft and why?
Jaina, I love her character arc and find myself more emotionally invested in her story than most others.

What is one of your favorite wow memoires?
In Wrath of the Lich King, being a part of the  server first Sartharion + 3 Drakes 10 man kill and rolling 100 for the black drake mount.

What random event would you like Darkwind to do?
Organized Ulduar Timewalking raid!


When Not Playing WoW

What are some of your hobbies?
Really enjoy cooking, Magic the Gathering (specifically the Commander format) & other video games (Diablo, Smash Brothers, Borderlands, Elder Scrolls, Pokemon)

What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue?
Playing the piano, such a beautiful instrument.

Do you collect anything?
Magic the Gathering cards.

Favorite book?
Storm of Swords (George R.R. Martin)

Favorite TV show?
The Office (I KNOW, SUPER INTERESTING)

Favorite movie?
Hot Fuzz

Favorite meal/food?
A good BLT & tater tots.

Coolest place you ever visited irl?
Waimea Canyon on the island of Kaua’i was breathtaking.

Do you have any pets? If so, introduce us!
Two black cats named Lulu and Cece.  Took about a month of very slow socializing to get them to be cool with each other as we adopted them about a year apart but they’re good pals now!

If you could have a super power for 24 hours, what would it be and what would you do with it?
Whatever power Aquaman has, I’d just dive out into the pacific ocean and get lost for hours.

What’s the most useless talent you have?
I have a very good ear for recognizing voices,  even if I’ve only heard the person talk once or twice.

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
Hawaii

What did you want to be when you were little?
A lawyer (lol)

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
Total Eclipse of the Heart

If you could share a meal with any 3 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?
Anthony Bourdain, Gordon Ramsay, Julia Child

What is your spirit animal?
A Grizzly Bear.  If I could just hide out in a cave in the middle of nowhere and sleep, I would be so happy.

What small things brighten your day?
Getting to listen to people talk passionately about something they care about.

What’s something about you that most people don’t know?
The road in Montana where the Unibomber lived was named after my grandmother’s family!  Talk about famous.