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WoW Archivist explores the secrets of World of Warcraft's past. What did the game look like years ago? Who is etched into WoW's history? What secrets does the game still hold? The southern coast of Arathi Highlands is mountainous and all but impassable. Most players leveling through the zone in...

August 17th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You're playing the game, you're fighting the bosses, you know the how -- but do you know the why? Each week, Matthew Rossi and Anne Stickney make sure you Know Your Lore by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft. We've talked ab...

July 20th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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So... how is Blizzard doing on Lore? Ever since the Burning Crusade came out, the battle cry of many a disgruntled fan has been "lollore," a cry which signifies a disgust with the direction the story has taken and a belief that many of the twists have betrayed the previous feel of the world or fall...

March 4th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Reader Andy sends in this unique perspective of Arathi Basin, pre-battle. And though any of you who have run AB will know this view by heart as you autorun up against the gate, ready to spring forth as soon as possible, this particular moment of tension is rarely captured in screenshot form. Just l...

January 15th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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All political leaders love resources. In fact, most wars are waged because of them. Most of them must've read Sun Tzu, who once wrote, "a wise General makes a point of foraging on the enemy. One cartload of the enemy's provisions is equivalent to twenty of one's own, and likewise a single picul of...

December 10th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Reader Blackopszero of Whisperwind sends in this look at the moon over the Arathi Highlands. Is that a rogue I see hiding in the grass up there? Maybe, maybe not...Do you have a unique shot of Azeroth that you'd like to show off to the rest of the world? Tell us about it by e-mailing aroundazeroth@...

January 3rd 2007 at 11:21am 0 Comments
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CM Thundgot brings news that we should expect seven new EU servers some time this week, though not before maintenance on Wednesday.  These will all be open character creation (no transfers), so start planning your new guild now!Update:  The servers below are expected to open on Wednesday,...

April 4th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Issue 28 of The Escapist has two pieces that look at the good deeds players do, and both are interesting to read. Mark Wallace's "One Night in Arathi" is a tale of cross-faction co-operation, and John Walker's "Sick of Healing" talks about the problems healers can face as a suppo...

January 24th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments