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Blizzard has officially stated that the issue with not being able to complete the Dalaran Children's Week quests this year, if you did them last year, will not be resolved before the holiday is over. They are not saying this is how it is supposed to work, but that they cannot fix it in time. Bo...

May 4th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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There'll be another Twitter developer chat this Friday, April 16, at 5:00 p.m. PDT / 7:00 p.m. CDT / 8:00 p.m. EDT. This one will have a lot to do with the recently announced class changes. Be sure to tweet your questions to @warcraft once they announce they're taking questions. The last couple Tw...

April 14th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Let me be frank: I've run heroic Halls of Reflection a lot. By a lot, I mean hundreds of times now. As a tank, I find it tedious because there's only so much I can do about people refusing to understand certain simple key facts If you are ranged DPS, do not be hitting the ranged mobs before th...

March 16th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It's official -- Bornakk wrote on the official forums that Blizzard has increased the chance that a Northrend herb node will yield a Frost Lotus: The drop rate of Frost Lotus, from herbs in Northrend, has been increased by 50%. This will be a welcome change for many because with the increase in de...

February 18th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Some concerns have been expressed recently over the abysmally low drop rate of the Big Love Rocket. The drop rate was thought to be lower than 1-2% and Bornakk chimed in on the forums to confirm it. I'm not much of a big mount fanatic myself. The only rare one I have is the Obsidian Drake mount f...

February 17th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The topic of player housing continues to crop up as a question on the official forums. Blizzard has stated that guild halls or guild housing will not to be included in the game (at least, not any time soon). According to Bornakk: While this originally came up before I was around, I think this...

February 17th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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After the recent changes to resilience and the reduction of healing in PvP, we now move on to spells that prevent damage entirely. Power Word: Shield and Sacred Shield are also being affected, having their effectiveness in Arenas, Wintergrasp and Battlegrounds reduced by 10%. Bornakk broke the news...

February 4th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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It's fairly common knowledge that Blizzard has kept updating the Armory with new features and new apps. Now, Bornakk comes forth with news of an app that will be to the armory what a giant Steve Allen pog was to pogs: behold, the ultimate feature! In the glorious future, we'll be able to work our a...

February 2nd 2010 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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One thing that has been frustrating cloth, leather, and mail wearers for quite some time is the ability for players with a higher type of armor cherry picking through their armor. In some cases, this is due to poor itemization in the intended gear range while others are abusing gear scaling and the...

January 28th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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If you PvP you may have noticed Arena Season 8 has not arrived today as expected. The forums certainly have, and Bornakk made sure to explain the reason. Apparently in order to start the arena season, the minor content patch 3.3.2 is necessary and since it isn't ready yet neither is Season 8. A bri...

January 26th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Even though Crimson Halls has been open for about half a week, a series of hot fixes have been applied today. Most of the fixes posted by Bornakk are applied to Blood Queen Lana'thel. I have to admit though, the bug where the Kinetic Bomb could trigger Blood Queen Lana'thel during the Blood Prince...

January 22nd 2010 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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It was announced today that there will be a major change to resilience, which is being hotfixed into the game as we approach the new arena season. The change is expected to be in place for the duration of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion; which we take to mean it will not carry over into Catacl...

January 20th 2010 at 1:25pm 0 Comments