Seeing Stars
Sep21

Seeing Stars

Tonight it was all about archaeology (mostly). I had just completed a common Draenor project in Frostfire when the next one revealed the Ancient Frostwolf Fang: In life, no two creatures will share a stronger relationship than that of a Frostwolf orc and his or her companion wolf. The two eat, sleep, and fight side by side until one or both dies an honorable death. Even then, sometimes not even death itself can stop a frostwolf from...

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Archaeologists Rejoice!
Sep16

Archaeologists Rejoice!

As probably the most exciting news to come since… my own npc, I have some awesome news to share. Ever since the Toy Box was revealed, I’ve wondered whether Blizz would be able to restore all those archaeology items we’ve destroyed over the years for room. In fact, it’s something I’ve mentioned and asked several times on Twitter but I now have a definitive answer. @Cymre one of our engineers produced some...

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The Crystal Jewel
Aug13

The Crystal Jewel

The other day, I was reminded of a recent visit to Questacon, our National Science and Technology Centre where my favourite exhibit involved swapping a rather large jewel with a bag of sand. Swap a ‘diamond’ sitting on a pressure sensor with a bag of sand, so you don’t wake the statue Much like the Indiana Jones movie, the skull (or in this case, diamond) was sitting on a pressure sensitive plate so you can see the...

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Adventures of Cymre Jones
Dec14

Adventures of Cymre Jones

It’s been a couple of months since I had my wild adventure in the Dawning Woods Catacombs. From the beginning, I had a few close calls with a Writhing Terror and some nasty looking rats but with my trusty creepy crate in tow, they were no match. Little did I know that I would be walking into a den of ghouls. Once I was spotted by a particularly disease-riddled ghoul, I made a hasty retreat but ended up hiding out, (err I mean)...

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