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Wowhead on Facebook!
2009/12/21 at 6:07 PM
We wanted to wait a little while before we announced this, to make sure we had secured the custom URL, but it is now official: You can now find Wowhead on
Now you have another way of getting directly in touch with the staff. You can post on our
, check out
we've posted, we might even have a
Plus, we'll be using Facebook to post
of our upcoming features! You never know what you might find, so come and meet us there!
New Database Page: World Events!
2009/12/21 at 6:01 PM
Here at Wowhead the developers are working hard in order to release the new features you folks have been waiting for, and today we have a new feature on the database to show you all: the World Events page!
Each World Event page is like any other database page. It contains any and all data—i.e. items, achievements, quests, or titles—pertaining to the event (where applicable), and a place to leave comments as well as submitting screenshots. You can also
for world events.
In the Quick Facts box, you'll find information on how long the event will be running and a link to Wowhead's guide to the event (usually written by
The entire World Events page is divided up into four sections for ease of use:
As we go, we'll be adding articles at the top for the individual world events. Aside from that, the only things missing are
, so now's your chance to get going! Feel free to also leave any comments about this
5th Battlecry Mosaic Tile Unlocked!
2009/12/18 at 10:40 PM
Yes! Another tile has been unlocked for the
Warcraft Battlecry Mosaic
, which you saw us post about
at the beginning of this week. The picture count reached
which unlocks the new tile but also unlocked a piece of art -- this time, it's a piece done by Samwise which depicts the gathering of the tribes as seen on the cover of the Warcraft RPG book "Manual of Monsters".
We've already reached 1/4 of the way there, but we still have
pictures to go. So why don't you head over to the official
site and submit a picture?
Q&A With Tom Chilton at Champions' Carnival in Taiwan
2009/12/18 at 9:14 PM
Tom "Kalgan" Chilton, the Lead Game Designer for World of Warcraft, was in attendance at the recent
While he was there he had a
with players at the event and some of the questions covered current and future armour tiers to the future of arenas and even a little about Cataclysm.
Read on after the break for the full Q&A.
Algalon vs. Arthas?
2009/12/18 at 7:32 PM
You know, I've long since glossed over the concerns of various power levels of bosses in WoW. The fact that
somebody caught in the hills of Northrend can kick the butt of
stopped bothering me a long time ago, so I don't think that's the problem I have with the placement of the
So, with the fight with Arthas finally on the horizon, I've been thinking a lot about the road leading up to it: specifically Ulduar, and the fight with Algalon the Observer, and something about it just rings false with me.
Interview With Samwise: Pandaren Brewmaster Deluxe Figure
2009/12/16 at 6:07 PM
As most of you might know
Sam "Samwise" Didier
is the art director over at Blizzard. In this interview they talk about the process in designing the exclusive
Pandaren Brewmaster Deluxe Figure
and they also mention pandarens past, present and future.
If you really like pandareans or just like looking at Samwise's artwork (I know I do!) you can read the interview after the break.
Upcoming Contest: Wowhead Pride!
2009/12/15 at 1:45 PM
Are you a Wowhead user? What about a Wowhead fanatic? How long ago was your "Joined On" date? Do you have every frontpage title memorized? Were you beta testing the talent calculator when all those other scrubs didn't know which end of a rocket was which?
Well now's your chance to prove it!
Interview With Lead Game Designer Tom "Kalgan" Chilton
2009/12/15 at 12:36 AM
, an official German fansite, they had a chance to have a chat with Tom "Kalgan" Chilton who is the Lead Game Designer for World of Warcraft. They touch on a lot of things including everything from player housing (no it's not in the plans) to Cataclysm and the the future.
There is even mention that there may be a
content patch before Cataclysm
but it won't be like a major content patch and could contain class balance fixes, bug fixes, implementation of new Battle.net features, and maybe even a new raid boss? A new Wyrmrest Temple boss? Who knows.
Read the whole interview using the link below!
Fourth Tile Unlocked In The Warcraft Battlecry Mosiac
2009/12/14 at 7:05 PM
As most of you have undoubtedly seen us report on (
, and even
Warcraft Battlecry Mosiac
has once again reached a new milestone of
pictures for the project. Since this reaches another 1,000 images since the last update they've unlocked another tile and some new artwork has also been unlock-this time, it's is more concept art but of Ironforge!
We still have
pictures to go out of the
goal, so why don't you go out and take a picture with your factions emblem and post it on the official
Warcraft Battlecry Mosaic
Winter Veil 2009 Guide!
2009/12/14 at 4:49 PM
Miyari has posted our complete guide to
Winter Veil 2009
We've packed up our things and moved on over to our own guide page this year, so don't be alarmed that this is a short post! If you have comments or questions, feel free to post them here and they'll get answered quickly.
The actual event doesn't begin until
9 AM tomorrow
(realm time), so there may be some stuff we need to edit as soon as it goes live. We'll be updating the guide as we go!
Shadowmourne Shards Not That Rare?
2009/12/12 at 12:15 AM
to have the dismal drop rates of
Fragment of Val'anyr
(about 5%) will be pleasantly surprised by the drop rates discovered on the official World of Warcraft Armory.
The shards themselves are required for
The Splintered Throne
which requires you to gather 60 of them to create
. The good news is that the drop rate is
in Normal (25-man) and
in Heroic (25-man).
This information was pulled from the Armory page on
New Information About the Magazine
2009/12/11 at 5:53 PM
Some of you may remember a while back a
I had posted about the new
World of Warcraft Magazine
that Blizzard was producing. When I and the other customers ordered the magazine, Blizzard had given an estimate of 8 - 10 weeks for delivery. Unfortunately, it has been overdue.
Just a few minutes ago though, I received an email regarding the magazine. If you purchased your magazine but failed to receive an email, then this information is relevant to you! Even if you didn't purchase a magazine there is a surprise!
Thank you for subscribing to the World of Warcraft Official Magazine! We're hard at work putting the finishing touches on our debut issue, and we're excited that we'll soon be able to share all of the cool features and community-centric stories we've put together. In the meantime, we'd like to give you a sneak peek at the wrap-around cover of the first issue, featuring a confrontation in Icecrown Citadel that's been a long time coming — and as a "thank you" for subscribing and for your patience while we wrap things up, you can download this
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