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PartingVisions.Com has some information on the PvP armor updates - specifically, screenshots for mage, hunter, druid, warrior, warlock, rogue, shaman, and paladin sets.  (There's a link to an image named priest.jpg that currently seems to be broken.)  You can compare them to the existing P...

May 20th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The test realms have been brought up with the 1.11 content patch.  Check out the patch notes here and copy a pre-made character (character transfers are usually not available on weekends) from here.  So get copying!While the changes are mostly as we expected, there are a few pleasant surpr...

May 20th 2006 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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The official under development page for World of Warcraft has been updated today, providing a look into what we can certainly expect to see in the upcoming patch.  WoWWiki has a more detailed article covering what changes have been officially mentioned in the forums to date.  When can we e...

May 19th 2006 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Several modifications have been made to the existing shaman review.  The talent calculator should already be updated with these changes.  So what does everyone think of the following new changes? Totemic Focus: Now reduces mana cost of totems by  5 to 25% (was 3 to 15%). Elem...

May 18th 2006 at 8:26pm 0 Comments
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Two additional changes have been made to the upcoming mage review.  The talent calculator isn't updated with these yet, but should be soon.  So for patch 1.11, expect the following additional changes:Winter's Chill: Will now increase crit chance by 1% (lowered from 2%), but will stack up t...

May 17th 2006 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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No, patch 1.11 isn't even live on the test server, but there is already information coming out about patch 1.12.  It seems to be fairly well-known that rogues will be getting reviewed in this patch, and World of Warcraft Vault's E3 wrap-up notes that we should expect some kind of PvP revamp.&nb...

May 17th 2006 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has released official information about the new tier 3 armor sets, which we'll find in the Naxxramas dungeon to be released in patch 1.11.  I have to say I'm pleased with the graphical look they're going with - unlike tier 2, I wouldn't feel embarrassed to be seen in any of these sets....

May 17th 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard's written up an interesting look into their design process in this article about the creation of Thaddius, a boss in the upcoming raid dungeon Naxxramas.  And even if you aren't interested in this behind-the-scenes stuff, the article does give some insight about what we can expect to s...

May 17th 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Tentonhammer has an exclusive piece from E3, featuring interviews with WoW developer Tyven, where he discusses much of the news we've already heard from E3; the main subjects being Draenei, flying mounts, and the rest of the announced content. Nothing shockingly new, but for all you E3 news completi...

May 14th 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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...and in a very good way.  Changes include the following:Arcane TreeArcane Subtlety: Now a 2-point talent that reduces your target's resistances to all your spells by 5/10 and threat caused by your arcane spells by 20/40%.Wand Specialization: Now only a 2-point talent.Magic Absorption: New 5-p...

May 10th 2006 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Official talent calculators have been released for the recently reviewed mage and shaman talent trees.  These provide a clearer picture of the mage and shaman revisions than the already available text-based descriptions for the classes.  To those dissatisfied with these changes, I can only...

May 9th 2006 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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News about patch 1.11 has come from Blizzard at a snail's pace - one tiny bit at a time.  While there's been a good amount of information released, it's difficult to keep track.  However, WoWWiki has the answer, with a neatly compiled list of released changes, along with links to the sourc...

May 2nd 2006 at 10:50pm 0 Comments