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Community manager Nethaera commented recently on players' concerns that the new Cataclysm leveling experience from levels 1-60 now severely overshadows the relatively old Outlands and even Northrend content. The gist? Questing and leveling in Outlands and Northrend is leaps and bounds better than...

March 31st 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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With the news that BlizzCon tickets will soon be on sale, many fans of Blizzard's World of Warcraft are limbering up their F5 mashing fingers and getting ready to drop $150 (or more) to be a part of this year's convention craziness. Cataclysm will undoubtedly take center stage this year, we'd bet....

May 19th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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My Shaman and I have been becoming best friends lately. I've been doing about a level every other day with her, and as I said in the WRUP last Friday, my goal was to get her into Northrend to have some fun. To do that I needed to bring her to 68 and head over to my preferred starting zone, the Howli...

January 26th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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I don't have much to say with this comic this week, thank goodness. With a two page reaction paper due tomorrow, and two exams Friday, I greatly enjoyed the time I took from my week to sit down and do this comic. With that said, I would like to send out a sincere "I'm sorry for your loss" to the fi...

September 11th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the things that struck us upon stepping through the Dark Portal back in January last year was how lovely the night sky is out in Outland. Sure, WoW's Burning Crusade expansion had a lot of cool things going for it, but we've never stopped enjoying just how lovely the sky is out there. Today,...

March 1st 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We all know patch 2.4 is going to center around a new zone in Azeroth, the Isle of Quel'Danas. But did you know there was a new Outlands area as well? I didn't either, until we got a tip from loyal reader Austin. This new area is called Razorthorn Rise, and apparently sits between Hellfire Peninsula...

February 19th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Reader Pelouze of Durotan likes to explore the far reaches of Nagrand. Often found on his Spectral Tiger, he couldn't help but take this snapshot of his trusty mount howling at one of the many moons to be found in the kaleidescope skies of the Outland.Do you have any unusual World of Warcraft image...

January 30th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We've seen Paladins soloing some crazy things, but player Parvati of the Zangarmarsh server wants to know what class would be best to solo pre-BC high level instances.I suppose it would depend on the instance. Druids can stealth past a great deal of Black Rock Depths trash to get to the bosses that...

November 2nd 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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In a word, no. Blizzard blue Nethaera posted in response to the umpteenth request for an Auction House in Shattrath. At least this time we got an explanation behind the decision.Blizzard feels an AH in Shattrath will eliminate the only reason for players to interact with others in older cities. They...

August 21st 2007 at 1:23pm 0 Comments
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So you leveled your main into the late 50s and are ready to jump into the time-sucking goodness that is the Outlands. But before you head in, you want to experience any good pre-BC quest chains you may have missed. One player on the official forums is in this exact situation and wants to know: what...

June 11th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The 2.1 patch this week introduced enough new quest lines, top-end raid content, flying mounts, and L70 solo & small group content to qualify as its own game. With a three day weekend looming I didn't even know where to begin. So I scoured the web and found the where to go and what to do to get...

May 25th 2007 at 9:14am 0 Comments
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Today's forum watch has started a new humor thread about the origins of the reopening of the Dark Portal. Many debated if it was Kazzak or some other power, or if it had always been open. Quite a few people had their own opinions about how it opened: Chuck Norris may have roundhouse kicked it ope...

May 15th 2007 at 5:35pm 0 Comments