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Tactial mentions on the forums that all of the Rogues (in fact, this is true about almost everyone) are still in Tier 4. When Burning Crusade first came out and we all reached 70, Tier 4 was where it was at -- some people were excited about being in Tier 4, even if they hadn't earned it yet. But n...

May 7th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The upcoming LEGO Universe has recently announced the in-game currency plan they have in store for us. Apparently, you will be able to earn your LEGO bricks by spending more time in the game. "The more you play, the more you get to build things", says LEGO Group director of business and development,...

May 3rd 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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When we first heard about Figureprints, everybody seemed fairly keen to get one -- there were thousands of people trying to get in on the drawing, and lots of folks were more than willing to put down their $100 for a custom, real-life figure of their characters created directly from the in-game mode...

April 28th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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As I mentioned on the WoW Insider Show the other day, reader Chad G. sent us a tip about the Figureprints character he received (probably one of the first shipped figures that we've heard about so far), and as you can see from the pictures, he was a little underwhelmed by the quality, While the ac...

April 23rd 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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I know I'm a curmudgeon and a grinch. Many times I just have to step back and say okay, I just don't get it.But seriously, why exactly does everyone seem to want a Figureprint? I just don't understand the appeal. I mean, at this point I have fairly decent gear, but I just don't understand why I wou...

March 21st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Zv of Destromath has an interesting argument on the forums -- he says that Blizzard has overextended themselves, and that by producing everything from trading cards to credit cards to WoW minis, the board game, and the upcoming movie (and he even forgot the FigurePrints and Dell deals), they've lost...

March 17th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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You are no doubt aware of the new, if somewhat costly, service provided by Figureprints in cooperation with Blizzard, which allows you to receive a real-life statuette of your character from the game. This likely appeals most to players whose characters have progressed far enough in either raiding...

January 2nd 2008 at 2:02pm 0 Comments
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And now it's time for something ridiculously cute. Behold, World of Warcraft mud dolls! There's grinning Orc Shamans (pictured), Blood Elf Warlocks in cartoon tier 5, and even a Paladin wearing full Lawbringer, which is awesome beyond words. 'W00t' doesn't count.Thousands may have lined up to buy t...

December 28th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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I'm serious as a raidleader on progression night-- if you haven't left a comment over on this WoW Insider Dell notebook giveaway, you better queue up and do it right now, because today's your last chance (the whole thing ends at noon). And if you have left a few already (the contest has been going...

December 21st 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's Wednesday, and that means there's only three chances left to put a comment on our sister blog WoW Insider's ginormous Dell notebook giveaway. Yes, the contest ends on Friday, and you can enter once per day, so today, tomorrow and Friday are your last chances to enter to win not only the swank...

December 19th 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It is now Day 5 of the Dell WoW edition notebook giveaway on WoW Insider, and we have cracked a whopping 20,000 comments to enter the contest. But don't worry-- even though the number of people entering goes up every day, every day is also your newest chance to enter the contest-- you can leave a...

December 18th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Although nothing will ever top our surprise Spore figurine (in our hearts, at least), former VP of games publishing at Microsoft Ed Fries (one of the original Xbox guys, remember?) is hoping to provide a similar service for World of Warcraft players by making a 3D replica of their avatars. Our MMO-o...

December 17th 2007 at 4:10pm 0 Comments