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Patch Notes Updated—And Some Interesting Haste Changes
2009/10/07 at 6:26 PM
We've updated the
with new info!
All of the new data has been conveniently marked with a "New! (10/7):" flag, and the top has a section for the last date it was updated. Looks like a new PTR Build on the horizon, so stay tuned for more dataz!
Haste Rating and DoTS/HoTs
In other news, casters may be interested in
from Ghostcrawler, which discusses proposed changes to DoTs, HoTs, and haste rating. They're talking about a system which actually lets the spells tick faster—and are considering testing the technology out on
. None of this is confirmed yet, it's just something they're testing—but still very interesting to explore the way things work over there.
New Patch Notes:
Icecrown Citadel Preview!
2009/10/06 at 2:29 PM
The official World of Warcraft website has released some details on the
Icecrown Citadel Raid
From the sound of it, the
Knights of the Ebon Blade
have joined forces to create a new faction called the
, which will storm the Frozen Throne together—with the help of Highlord Tirion Fordring, High Overlord Saurfang (the Elder), Muradin Bronzebeard, Highlord Darion Mograine, King Varian Wrynn, and YOU.
The item levels are listed as 251 for 10-man normal, 265 for 25-man normal and 10-man heroic, and 277 for 25-man heroic. We've also got a bunch of screenshots of the new artwork, and a description of the individual wings. Go check it out on the
, or join us for the full text after the break!
3.3 PTR Patch Notes Are Up!
2009/10/01 at 4:26 PM
are up for Patch 3.3 on the PTR!
Blizzard is releasing these a lot faster than we're used to. The patch notes have some interesting info in them, particularly about some changes to the early leveling game. Other than that, these are pretty bare so far.
Check them out here:
2009/09/30 at 6:46 PM
Looks like Brewfest has been extended by two days. Be sure and get your achievements in, and check out our
if you need help!
Brewfest is a time of year where the focus is placed squarely on the celebration of fun and food. In order to give everyone enough time to truly experience this event (and after some fine tuning on the part of the event organizers), we will be extending the event two additional days. The festivities will end on October 5th at 11:59PM, so don't miss it!
Official Blizzard YouTube Channel
2009/09/30 at 2:24 PM
So Blizzard has given us a bunch of big news this week! First the
, then the
, and now this: Blizzard has just unveiled their own
, with a big fat list of videos for you to play with!
This is an especially welcome change for me—I really hate having to use the Blizzard downloader just to watch a trailer. :)
Check it out here:
Also, ding 3000 posts!
New Blizzard Website!
2009/09/29 at 7:00 PM
Been to the
website lately? It has just been overhauled!
Here's the official announcement:
Welcome to the newly redesigned Blizzard.com! Featuring a brand-new design, this website is the focal point for all official Blizzard Entertainment news, press releases, and much, much more.
: The updated
includes links to our current projects as well as detailed information for all of our previously released games, including
, screenshots, concept art, wallpapers, and more.
: This section is all about Blizzard Entertainment as a company – it features our company profile,
, event information, and updated
: This is your first stop for all community
Tankard O' Terror Contest!
2009/09/25 at 6:40 PM
So Nethaera has dropped us a note to ask us to kindly inform you about a screenshot contest they're having!
Tankard O’ Terror Screenshot Contest
Brewfest is in full swing: the oompah band is playing, the pink elekks are running loose, and wolpertingers abound. To keep the celebration going long after the breweries close up shop and the tents come down, we’re giving away five genuine Tankard O’ Terror mug replicas from Taverncraft as prizes in our screenshot contest. Send us your best, funniest, and most amazing Brewfest screenshots and you could win.
For more information and contest rules please visit our
And the URL:
I'm pretty sure I'LL be entering this one, don't know about you. :P Good luck!
New Details on Cataclysm Dungeon
2009/09/15 at 11:20 AM
I realize I'm a
bit late on this, but I suppose it's better late than never, right?
Last night, Zarhym posted an
about an upcoming expansion whose details have been added to the
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
website. The dungeon will be known as
The Abyssal Maw
and is expected to have an ocean-like setting. The updated page has been linked below.
You can also find the announcement in its full entirety after the break.
Faction Changes Now Live!
2009/09/02 at 7:11 PM
Ladies and gentlemen, the time has finally come!
For a mere $30, you two can tear down the walls between Alliance and Horde, and contribute to a more wholesome, unified Azeroth. Now is the time to reach across the aisle, and move towards a more perfect union!
The Splash Page on the Main Site
The Faction Change Page
So strange that we ever saw this day. Those of you have read certain
of mine may understand my dilemma...
Introducing World of Warcraft: The Magazine!
2009/08/22 at 7:52 PM
Looks like there will now be a new piece of Warcraft memorabilia for us to spend our money on --- a Warcraft magazine!
World of Warcraft is now coming soon to a mailbox near you! Each issue of the just-announced World of Warcraft: The Magazine will feature 148 pages of entertaining and insightful content about the game, including in-depth interviews, expert analysis, and player points of view. One year subscriptions are available for $39.95 USD, 34.95 Euros, or 29.95 Pounds. Check out the
for more information, or head over to the
to place an order.
Apparently a few things that we will see in the first issue are:
World of Warcraft's Fifth Anniversary -
An in-depth look at how the game has evolved over five years.
The lore behind the legendary weapon.
New Content Preview -
Exciting new challenges are coming!
And lots more!
Game Systems Panel
2009/08/22 at 3:26 PM
One of the panels many of us have been expecting today was the Game Systems one - panel about Guild Advancement (leveling & achievements), Path of the Titans, Mastery System, and rated battlegrounds. I am not going to waste your time with introductions - on with the show!
Fansite Summit Recap!
2009/08/20 at 6:57 PM
So now that I've gotten to sit back down at my computer and actually do some typing, I'm going to elaborate a little on some of the thoughts I mentioned in the previous
, and on
. I wasn't made for
—I talk too much. :(
I'm also posting the (admittedly meager) gallery of photos I managed to take, though the majority of the time we were restricted from using cameras.
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