If you're not big into the whole heroic-running game, there's plenty of other interesting stuff to catch up on, including some new WoW insights our team dragged out of PAX East 2011. With scheduled realm maintenance lasting from 3 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific time, you should have plenty of time to read it all.
Hot news and features
- Two Bosses Enter is back!
- Check out the patch 4.1 PTR patch note updates for March 15.
- Check out the latest patch 4.0.6 hotfixes for March 16.
- Patch 4.1 will bring with it new archaeology items.
- New PTR quests may point to the origin of the rumored caster legendary.
- Midsummer Fire Festival gear will be getting an upgrade with the new patch.
- Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street has a few words on raid progression.
- The winners of Blizzard's global writing contest have been announced.
- Our PAX East 2011 team has a report on the Law in Games panel and how it applies to WoW.
- Our PAX East team also took away some insights about whether or not WoW will go free-to-play any time soon.
- We review the WoW TCG's newest raid deck, Assault on Icecrown Citadel.
- The latest RSA security hack should not affect Blizzard authenticators.
Class news and guides
- Shifting Perspectives looks at some druid news from the patch 4.1 PTR. We also have a look at balance druid stats and at feral cat raiding strategies.
- Spiritual Guidance has an analysis of Mind Sear on the patch 4.1 PTR and a guide to healing Maloriak and Nefarian.
- Encrypted Text helps you customize Power Auras for your rogue.
- The Light And How To Swing It has a guide to retribution paladin macros. We also have a guide to gearing your tank paladin for heroics and an interview with Diamondtear of Paragon.
- Lichborne takes a look at tier 11 death knight tank gear.
- Totem Talk has some thoughts on the new Spirit Link Totem for restoration. We also have a guide to using addons to perfect your enhancement DPS rotation.
- The Care And Feeding of Warriors has part 1 of a guide to Cataclysm tanking.
- Scattered Shots sets the record straight on pet happiness.
- Arcane Brilliance has a few complaints about the arcane tree.
- Raid Rx has a guide to healing Blackwing Descent.
- Blood Pact continues to stay alive.
Dungeons, items, professions, PvP, and more
- Gold Capped examines the market for enchantments for Bind on Account gear.
- WoW Rookie wants to know if you're ready to raid.
- Ready Check offers an apologia for the difficulty of ranged DPSing.
- The OverAchiever helps you get the Grey Riding Camel.
- Addon spotlight helps you avoid those embarrassing reputation gaps with Auto Tabard.
Odds and ends
- Check out the latest installment of Safe Passage.
- Know Your Lore looks at the events of the Interbellum and at everyone's favorite WoW Mary Sue other than Thrall, Rhonin.
- 15 Minutes of Fame speaks to a WoW-playing English class.
- World of Warcrafts revisits the WoW Soundtrack Project.
- The Lawbringer discusses more new strategies for the fight against gold selling.