Feeling Hot Hot Hot!
Nov26

Feeling Hot Hot Hot!

I have to say, I was really surprised and excited when Cool told me the Blood Elf previews were coming out the next day. Holy crap, not long to go now but the wait… Talk about an anxious day (and night) of wondering how my beloved race would look, especially now that I have a kick-ass npc to represent the Blood Elves. Sadly, I fell asleep before they had released the latest Artcraft update but I awoke to find Cool trying to get...

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Countdown to Warlords
Sep12

Countdown to Warlords

With the expansion due to release on November 13 and the 10 year anniversary running between November 21 – January 6, I’m glad we have over a month to participate in these special events. More importantly, we won’t feel the need to rush to 100. The advantage of playing through the beta several times allows me to know exactly which questlines to focus on. Levelling up was surprisingly fast the first time around so...

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Who Are You?
Sep05

Who Are You?

OK, so I’ve copied a few of my characters over to the beta and I have to say – they are unrecognisable with their updated models. Even though it was a good way to test the Garrison when my Horde one had stalled, I came face-to-face with someone who didn’t look that impressed and I can’t say I blame her. After all, this is how she’s looked since 2006. About a week ago, I copied my hunter over but I...

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Alpha News
Apr04

Alpha News

All the interesting Blizzard news seems to happen while I’m sleeping so this is what I woke up to this morning – news from the Alpha for the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion. Here’s what I found most interesting: A New File Format A new proprietary file format called CASC (Content Addressable Storage Container) will be used in the Warlords of Draenor alpha and beta tests, with the intent to convert everyone to...

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Pre-Order Warlords of Draenor
Mar11

Pre-Order Warlords of Draenor

In the wee hours of the morning, my twitter and facebook feeds were filled with excitement about pre-purchasing the new expansion. Even with a possible release date as late as December (or as early as September) it’s hard not to wonder about a closed beta like in previous expansions. Now as much as I’d love to be involved in building my own garrison or seeing how many spots I’ll save with the toy box changes,...

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Plans for the Toy Box
Jan10

Plans for the Toy Box

As you know, many of the fun items we’ve collected til now will soon have their own UI but a few questions still lingered, like the gimmicky items we need to equip: Orb of Deception Super Simian Sphere Burgy Blackheart’s Handsome Hat Time-Lost Figurine Rygarius (the Community Manager at Blizzard) answered many of these questions today by saying “the idea is to have these items converted into something similar to a...

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