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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? Blizzard likes to talk about their "iterative" process, meaning they make many small improvements over time to produce the...

June 7th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Thursday, The Overachiever shows you how to work toward those sweet achievement points. Today, we are convinced that archaeology's RNG won't apply to us. There are a number of interesting (and by interesting, perhaps I mean "occasionally very expensive and likely to drive you insane via RN...

June 2nd 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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For some reason, crafting has always been a big part of massively multiplayer games. Maybe it's their quality as loot-collecting simulators, but from the very early graphical MMOs, players have almost always been able to create and modify and trade and sell items of their own. Though we don't talk...

October 23rd 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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An interesting post popped up on the forums, mourning the passing of racial mounts, which apparently nobody uses anymore. The poster pointed out that most people now using bears or mammoths, every Death Knight using their cool Deathchargers, and a rare few actually still using their faction mounts....

February 10th 2009 at 9:30am 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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We've been receiving a constant stream of news from the ongoing Worldwide Invitational in Paris, France, and we've gotten hints of changes coming to the game that promises overall improvements to PvP. In the developers' panel discussion, we learned of a Shadow Priest talent called Dispersion, which...

June 29th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Insider Trader is your inside line on making, selling, buying and using player-made products.With news of new recipes and crafting tweaks in patch 2.4 flooding in, it's hard not to get excited about what Wrath of the Lich King might hold for our favorite professions. The trades in WoW aren't current...

February 15th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If you haven't checked the World of Warcraft official site in a few days, some new goodies have popped up that you might enjoy. Blizzard added a gallery for photos of players dressed up in WoW-themed Hallowe'en costumes, including several cute pictures of children (can you say baby murloc?), and som...

November 28th 2007 at 3:01pm 0 Comments
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Patch 2.3 injected a whole lot of new life into the game -- from unexpected class buffs to nasty jungle trolls, the latest patch from Blizzard gave a whole lot of bang for the buck. When it comes to bang, however, arguably the loudest, most spectacular one comes from the new Engineering flying moun...

November 15th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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With new engineering toys comes the race to gather enough materials to make them, preferably on patch day. The complete list, while daunting, is a necessary checklist every engineer will want to work through.Assuming that you will want to craft the new Field Repair Bot 110G, as well as the Flying M...

November 12th 2007 at 2:47pm 0 Comments
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Insider Trader is your inside line on making, selling, buying and using player-made products.Today's special issue of Insider Trader is all about business. Your profession? Engineer. Your goal? Engineering (375) and a Turbo-Charged Flying Machine. We'll show you how to get there as quickly and painl...

October 15th 2007 at 10:42am 0 Comments
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A poster on the forums asked about whether people would like to see spider mounts in the game. It's true he was just asking out of boredom, but to me this actually an interesting question. We have the Black Qiraji Resonating Crystal, of course (pictured here, courtesy of Wowhead), but that's more or...

September 23rd 2007 at 8:01am 0 Comments