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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? When I took on the WoW Archivist mantle last year, I wanted to tell some personal stories as well as provide in-depth look...

August 29th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. In World of Warcraft, that player is you! Each week, Anne Stickney brings you All the World's a Stage with helpful hints, tips and tricks on the art of roleplay in WoW. The Horde has experienced a number of dramatic changes in th...

August 7th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The tauren have witnessed great change within their own society and culture with the coming of the cataclysm, from political upheaval and great sadness to unbearable loss. With the death of Cairne Bloodhoof, the tauren people turned to his son, Baine, with reverence and hope that he would lead in...

July 12th 2011 at 4:00pm 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. Cataclysm brought...

April 24th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In northwest Mulgore, right on the border to Stonetalon Mountains, there is a small plateau area that is chock-full of prairie dogs, rabbits and mice. At first glance, this would appear similar to the icebergs in Northrend that were home to entire colonies of our small, suited companions. That is n...

January 17th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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That's right, when a player suggests that maybe a zeppelin should be flying around the Tauren city of Thunderbluff, Kisirani says only, "Okay." So, a zeppelin is coming to Thunderbluff? Certainly seems that way.Makes a lot of sense -- Tauren originally had Plainsrunning, and if you've ever made t...

May 22nd 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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This installment of All the World's a Stage is the sixth in a series of roleplaying guides in which we find out all the background information you need to roleplay a particular race or class well, without embarrassing yourself. The first cultural influence you'll probably think of when you see the...

September 22nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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So I've been thinking a bit about questing lately as I traverse Outlands on my latest project, a level 61 Blood Elf Paladin, working on the Outlands quests. I think my favorite part of playing a lowbie hordeling is how many quests there are to "stumble upon" in the oft-maligned Barrens. Technically,...

April 29th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The Darkmoon Faire is in town, and it's on time this month! This time around you'll find it in Mulgore, just outside of Thunder Bluff. For future visits to the Darkmoon Faire, you can always check the official Events Calendar to find out when and where!If today will be your first time at the Faire,...

April 9th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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I will freely admit it: I like the CONCEPT of fishing. The Idea of lazing away the day in a rowboat or on a riverbank, pole in hand, chatting with friends and sharing a brew or two is actually pretty appetizing at first glance. I'm all for being lazy. But really, in the end, it's sort of a lot of wo...

March 7th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We've all seen shots of Thunder Bluff, the Tauren capital high above the plains of Mulgore. However, this shot from reader Octambrose of Stormscale shows us Thunder Bluff from a new perspective. He explains his technique:I took this shot of the Spirit Rise using the Shaman's far sight spell, which,...

December 5th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Brig of Lethon sends in this incredible shot of Thunder Bluff in Mulgore, framed by bright blue sky and verdant green grass. In fact, I can't recall Thunder Bluff ever looking so beautiful and pristine. Is this a doctored shot or is Brig's video card just that much cooler than mine? At any rate, Thu...

June 5th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments