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The Armory Is Now on Facebook
2010/02/01 at 11:34 PM
Just a little while ago the
World of Warcraft Armory
went under a little maintenance and when it came back it had a
This new feature is integration with
. It allows you to share your character feed (those things that show the latest things you've done in-game on your armory page) with your friends on Facebook.
Once you have linked your accounts Facebook will allow you to choose 5 characters to generate automatic updates for your accomplishments.
Share your proudest in-game moments with your real-world friends online with the new
World of Warcraft Armory application on Facebook
. The app lets you create a custom feed of your characters' activity straight from the Armory, share it with the Facebook community, and view your friends' characters -- all on Facebook.
Once you’ve set up the app and linked it to your account, your Facebook identity will be associated with up to five characters of your choosing, and the app will generate automatic upd
12th Mosaic Tile Unlocked and New Blizzard Contest
2010/01/29 at 7:32 PM
Blizzard just released a few new tidbits! For one, the
, and along with it a new piece of artwork (this time of an
In addition, they've also announced a
, in conjuction with
! Just go to the PrintWarcraft site, sign up for an account and create sample poster—then use the "Enter the Contest" button to enter to win a $10 gift code!
The complete rules for the contest can be found here:
New Account Security Page
2010/01/29 at 1:54 PM
asked us to spread the word about a new section of their website dedicated to
. On it you can find Blizzard's commitment to security, a checklist to help you keep your account and computer safe, a list of ways you can be hacked, a help page if you've already been hacked, and links to where you can get authenticators.
You can view all this information on the Official
Battle.net Account Security
11th Mosaic Tile Unlocked: Picture of Thrall
2010/01/28 at 3:28 PM
Warcraft Battlecry Mosaic
is chugging along, which we mentioned a few days ago
, and has reached another milestone.
pictures collected the new tile was unlocked along with a piece of artwork- this time it is a drawing done by Chris Metzen of the Horde's most renowned leader, Thrall, it was originally sold at the 2008 Worldwide Invitational Red Cross charity auction. You can see the art
We still have
pictures left to go to complete this mosaic, so why don't you head over to the official
Battlecry Mosaic site
and upload one?
New Mount: Invincible Charger
2010/01/27 at 2:37 PM
Blizzard has just released a preview for a new mount being introduced in
was once Arthas' warhorse before becoming the Lich King and once he gained his powers he rose it from the dead making it his perfect steed.
To obtain this mount you must conquer Icecrown Citadel and face the Lich King on
difficulty. Only one will drop from
The Lich King (Icecrown)
on heroic mode, much like how
drops from the heroic version of
Update: Blizzard posted an FAQ which you can read after the break.
Season 8 Armor Sets Preview
2010/01/27 at 2:04 PM
Arena Season 8
approaching a lot of people have been curious about what the new
Gladiator sets are going to look like.
With that in mind Blizzard has decided to release a preview of armor sets.
Building the Gunship Battle
2010/01/26 at 2:12 PM
Blizzard just released a new article on the creation behind the
. They talk about how they designed it and how they were going for "controlled chaos" throughout the encounter.
As this is my favourite encounter of all time, I highly suggest you should give it a read on the
10th Mosaic Tile Unlocked: Invincible Music
2010/01/23 at 11:45 AM
It has been
since the last tile was unlocked in the Warcraft
. Blizzard has finally reached the half way mark with
images collected, and with this a new tile was unlocked in the mosaic.
Along with this, instead of a piece of art being unlocked, a
piece of music
was selected as the goodie for this milestone. This one is titled "Invincible", which is the name of the Lich King's steed (see the 3D model on the right).
An ode to one who has fallen. Time and events have left it unclear whether the song refers to the former prince of Lordaeron or his beloved steed.
While we are over half way done there is still
pictures left to be collected, so head on over to the official
Blizzard Selling Gold...?
2010/01/22 at 2:56 PM
Blizzard has recently started selling gold... coins. Well not Blizzard directly— but
, the people who make the official Warcraft
, have created exclusive sets for both the
Each coin features a major faction figure and is made with the actual metal the coin represents. The Alliance set comes with a 24 karat gold-plated coin featuring King Varian Wrynn, a sterling-silver plated coin with King Magni Bronzebeard, and a copper-plated coin adorned with High Priestess Tyrande Whisperwind.
The Horde set features Thrall on the gold-plated coin, Lady Sylvanas on the silver and Cairne Bloodhoof on the copper. Each set comes in black wooden box with a glass window and contains a non-removable commemorative metal plaque with your faction emblem.
You can find out more about the coins on the D
PvP Resilience Buff In Place for Season 8
2010/01/20 at 4:52 PM
As mentioned two days ago in the blog about the upcoming
Arena Season 8
, Blizzard has decided to hotfix a buff to resilience. This will
double the value
of resilience in reducing damage done by players, depending on how much you have you could see between a 10 and 20% decrease in damage taken.
The critical strike chance and critical strike damage are unaffected by this change. Blizzard also mentions how this might make healing in PvP difficult to counter and may make changes if this occurs.
So what does everyone think on this change? Is this good or bad for the PvP community?
You can read the blue post after the break.
Jan 15 #BlizzChat Developer Chat Transcript
2010/01/15 at 9:57 PM
developer chat on Twitter just ended a little over an hour ago and a lot of good questions where put forth and answered.
Here's an overview of some good ones:
Not at this time.
Increasing backpack size?
Something we discuss a lot, no plans yet.
Balance druids screwed by RNG?
Plans in the works for Cataclysm.
New warlock pets?!
I hear warlocks are going to be getting some new spells for the next expansion...
Improving old world dungeons to be more friendly?
Not overhauling them all but some minor fixes in Cataclysm.
Personal bank storage similar to guild bank for all your characters?
Something being discussed.
Why so empty Crystalsong?
Dalaran is too resource intensive.
Better pet scaling?
Trying for next patch but better scaling in planned for Cataclysm.
Armory Gets New Features: 3D Viewer and Character Feeds
2010/01/13 at 9:26 PM
has released a slew of new features today. Things like a 3D model viewer, which might be
eh? They also have added RSS feeds for both your character's activity and ingame calendar, this means you can now have external viewing of that information on all kinds of other devices and programs. New features include:
3D model viewer
- You can even customize your pose!
Character activity feed
- A la Facebook
Character calendar feed - Lets you export your in-game calendar outside the game.
Read on after the break for all the details!
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