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This installment of All the World's a Stage is the thirty-fourth in a series of roleplaying guides in which we find out all the background information you need to roleplay a particular race or class (or profession!) well, without embarrassing yourself. At the outset of this series on how to roleplay...

May 24th 2009 at 11:55pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pc_games/PETA_to_hold_WoW_rally_to_protest_seal_slaughter_2'; Following a trend set by Ron Paul supporters and scientists who held a conference in WoW, PETA's busting out the digital chops to protest the slaughter of Canadian seals. As the in-game rationale goes,...

April 7th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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This is Bedrock. He is what many might call "Achievement obsessed." (Yes, I know, there's a slightly different word most folks use, but this is a family blog.) He's the kind of chap who's run Stratholme about five million times, desperately hoping for the Baron's horse to drop. And yeah -- he's even...

April 3rd 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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This installment of All the World's a Stage is the thirtieth in a series of roleplaying guides in which we find out all the background information you need to roleplay a particular race or class (or profession!) well, without embarrassing yourself. I should say at the outset of this article that I...

March 22nd 2009 at 11:55pm 0 Comments
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Every week The Overachiever gives advice, walkthroughs and guides on completing your latest Achievement obsession.Last week, I kicked off this new column covering the "I've Toured the Fjord" Quest Achievement for the Wrath starting zone Howling Fjord. Today, as promised, I'm going to cover the Ques...

January 15th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We only have one or two days of Ask a Beta Tester left, ladies and gentlemen. Very soon, it will be no more. Who will care about beta questions? We'll have the expansion in our hot little hands! Forget the beta, we'll have the real deal. We've actually had a lot of fun doing this for you guys thoug...

November 11th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome back to Ask a Beta Tester! We'll jump right into things today with Graham's question... What is the music like in Dalaran? Is there a web site where I can hear some/all of it?Dalaran's music is some kind of weird cross between Draenei-style and Human-style music. It's like they picked up St...

October 1st 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Quite a few people wanted some clarification on the Championing system mentioned in previous editions of Ask a Beta Tester, so I'll try to do just that: The Championing system is not retroactive, and by that I mean old factions are not included in it. You can't use this to grind Orgrimmar or Honor...

September 23rd 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Players have been doing the math on the notorious Hemet Nesingwary (murderer of animals everywhere), and on the forums, Stubblez has figured out that if you follow all of Nesingwary's beast-killing instructions to the letter, you're responsible for murdering 278 of Azeroth and Outland's fauna. Of c...

August 28th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's that time again, ladies and gents. Alex here with today's round of answers to your Wrath Beta questions. Keep the questions coming, and we'll keep answering. To everyone that asked about Arena points: We don't know anything about that yet, and Blizzard doesn't either. As soon as they know, we'...

August 3rd 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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[1.Local] serves up a smattering of reader comments from the past week, from the sublime to the ridiculous.This week at WoW Insider, readers pulled up a keyboard to chat about a fairly wide-ranging selection of topics. They dreamed up WoW comics they'd most be interested in reading. They groused ab...

August 1st 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments