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Gamer and writer Laura Kate Dale has written a piece in UK newspaper The Guardian about her use of World of Warcraft as something akin to a testing ground for her transgender identity. As Laura Kate explains, the great thing about online games such as WoW is that you can be whoever you want to be....

January 23rd 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The cover to the upcoming World of Warcraft novel, Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War, has been revealed, thanks to Scrolls of Lore. Christie Golden, author of The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects (among others), wrote Jaina's story this time around. Of note on the cover is Jaina's whit...

March 23rd 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard made a lot of changes to World of Warcraft with Cataclysm, and has been exploring some of the bigger changes through its "Then and Now" series. Previously, Blizzard discussed how Garrosh has changed from The Burning Crusade through Cataclysm, as well as how Thrall changed since his debut...

June 16th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The Classifieds brings you weekly news from around the WoW community, including our famous Random Acts of Uberness shout-outs to players who make your WoW sessions memorable. June is typically designated Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Pride Month, and for the seventh consecutive...

June 15th 2011 at 2:00pm 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. And now at last...

April 27th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as we don't want our precious babies to be the ones kicking and wailing on the floor of the checkout lane next to the candy, neither do we want you to become known as That Guy on your realm. I really, r...

October 15th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The Classifieds is a weekly roundup of news from around the WoW community. Your host for this week is the ever-so-shadowy Fox Van Allen, filling in for a vacationing Lisa Poisso in exchange for an undisclosed sum of pirate treasure. As always, if you have guild news or a Random Act of Uberness to...

June 16th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The Spreading Taint, a GLBT guild that we've featured here on the site before, is hosting an in-game event next Saturday, their fifth annual Pride Celebration. Just like real-life Pride events, they're planning quite the spectacle, from floats of all kinds (I'm curious to see the ">8< Spider...

June 12th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pc_games/Proudmoore_guild_plays_out_GLBT_pride'; 15 Minutes of Fame is our look at World of Warcraft players of all shapes and sizes – from the renowned to the relatively anonymous, the remarkable to the player next door. Tip us off to players you'd like to...

October 21st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ever since the whole 10-man/25-raiding split for Wrath was announced, there's been murmurs of fear from many raiders that the large scale raid will become a thing of the past, as people decide that they can see content just fine in 10-man groups. I noticed the subject come up again today over on Lu...

September 28th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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This installment of All the World's a Stage is the third 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.Trolls are based on the "wild savages" you've seen in the movies or on TV...

August 31st 2008 at 5:10pm 0 Comments