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Remember the huge scourge invasion that accompanied the roll-out of patch 1.11? After a few weeks of undead-slaughtering fun, the scourge invasion points across Azeroth vanished - whether your server had finished the invasion event or not. The "end" of this event was somewhat disappointing, as it oc...

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Today's release of patch 1.11 was the first chance we had to see how the new background downloader application would help us on patch day.   The full patch file ended up being about 150MB, but for me, the background downloader had previously snagged 127MB of that, making the patch download...

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Today's maintenance will be extended by two hours in order to apply patch 1.11.  However, instead of pushing maintenance time two hours later (to 1:00PM PDT) they're starting maintenance two hours earlier (at 3:00AM PDT).  I don't know about you, but I can't wait to jump online and dive in...

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There's a limited number of debuffs that can be placed on any target - currently, the maximum is 16.  This is enough where it's not usually problematic, but in a raid environment it's not difficult to hit that maximum, and when you do, the oldest debuff on the target is bumped off in favor of t...

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Once again it's been a fun run on the PTRs, but they have, officially, closed.  Of course, the real news here is that this means patch 1.11 has been mostly finalized, and that we should expect patch deployment soon - possibly as early as this week.  On the matter of a release date, Tigole ...

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Blizzard has updated their Argent Dawn page with some new reputation rewards that will be available in patch 1.11.  For the armor rewards, it looks like we can expect another token system, but the only thing reputation seems to impact is the cost of the goodies.  There are six blue items a...

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The main Warcraft site has been updated with additional information about the Scourge invasion that will be coming with patch 1.11.  So what should we expect?  A threatening necropolis over both Stormwind and the Undercity as the Scourge prepare their invasion force, as well as specific So...

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Tigole has announced two changes to dungeons that we should see in patch 1.11.  These aren't live on the test realms yet, but should be in a few days. The release timer is being removed for players in instances.  This should come as welcome news for anyone who has ever died at the beg...

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Here's an interesting list of new items we can expect to see in the 1.11 content patch.  There are some components shown for what appears to be a legendary caster item, though the final product is still a mystery.  And I don't know about you, but the suspense is killing me!...

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The test realms haven't been up for long, but Naxxramas bug fixes are already starting to show up.  Also, to help testers, a vendor has been added to Naxxramas that will offer free repairs, free resurrection sickness removal, spell reagents, tome of tranquilizing shot, and rogue poisons.  ...

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For every change in a patch, there's a dozen others that never quite made it into the patch notes.  Perhaps they were forgotten at the last minute or perhaps they were considered too trivial to note, but there's always something missing.  This thread, helpfully compiled by Greatness of Gor...

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Blizzard has put up official info on the new PvP set updates on their armor sets page (just select the PvP superior or PvP epic set from the pull-down menu on the right).  We will see these new sets up on the live realms after the 1.11 content patch.  This does make the PvP sets look less ...

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The public test realms opened late Friday, and despite stability issues, are officially online.  With lots of interesting changes, are you interested in checking them out?  Perhaps exploring the new Naxxramas dungeon with a pick up group, or just enjoying playing a pre-made and pre-geared ...

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As seems to be the usual pattern, after the public test realms were brought online they were immediately slammed with traffic, bringing them offline again.  As of writing this, the only test realm that seems to be up is the RP-PVP realm.  The character transfer system suffered a similar fa...

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PartingVisions.Com has some information on the PvP armor updates - specifically, screenshots for mage, hunter, druid, warrior, warlock, rogue, shaman, and paladin sets.  (There's a link to an image named priest.jpg that currently seems to be broken.)  You can compare them to the existing ...

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The test realms have been brought up with the 1.11 content patch.  Check out the patch notes here and copy a pre-made character (character transfers are usually not available on weekends) from here.  So get copying! While the changes are mostly as we expected, there are a few pleasant surp...

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The official under development page for World of Warcraft has been updated today, providing a look into what we can certainly expect to see in the upcoming patch.  WoWWiki has a more detailed article covering what changes have been officially mentioned in the forums to date.  When can we e...

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Several modifications have been made to the existing shaman review.  The talent calculator should already be updated with these changes.  So what does everyone think of the following new changes? Totemic Focus: Now reduces mana cost of totems by  5 to 25). Elemental Devastation:...

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Two additional changes have been made to the upcoming mage review.  The talent calculator isn't updated with these yet, but should be soon.  So for patch 1.11, expect the following additional changes: Winter's Chill: Will now increase crit chance by 1), but will stack up to 10 times (from ...

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No, patch 1.11 isn't even live on the test server, but there is already information coming out about patch 1.12.  It seems to be fairly well-known that rogues will be getting reviewed in this patch, and World of Warcraft Vault's E3 wrap-up notes that we should expect some kind of PvP revamp.&n...

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