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A common refrain among casual players this expansion has been the lament for five-man content. Mists of Pandaria hasn't added any new five-man dungeons since it launched, and for fans of that format, it's a bit of a bummer. In fact, Mists of Pandaria marks the first time that Blizzard hasn't added...

September 16th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes I actually love Twitter for how it can bring the players and the developers together in a more immediate way. Case in point, this tweet from Ghostcrawler. When asked about crafting professions falling behind as the expansion progressed, the answer was clear and unambiguous that Blizzard a...

September 6th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Ghostcrawler took to Twitter last week and dropped a nice little hint at his thoughts process: Cloud Serpent Riding might be going account-wide. Okay Greg, what battle pet do I have to sacrifice for this to become a reality? Do you want one of my rare drakes? You can have it. Consider it forsaken...

September 6th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Ghostcrawler tweeted a bit of information in response to some of the angst over new models only being 25% done (people are not happy they're only that far along). In a series of tweets, Ghostcrawler says: Ghostcrawler Quote: The amount of QQ over "models are ~25% done" is hurting my brain. T...

August 26th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Patch 5.4 is just around the corner and plenty of Blizzard developers are doing the rounds of interviews. Today, at 1:30 pm Pacific time, World of Warcraft's Lead Encounter Designer Ion "Watcher" Hazzikostas and Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street are going to be on Gamebreaker's Legen...

August 23rd 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street posted an interesting tweet today, in response to a question about warrior and DK buffs: @mrcheesedog We could turn all buffs into passive like Trueshot Aura. Is that better for the game? - Greg Street (@Ghostcrawler) August 16, 2013 The orig...

August 19th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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A fact of any MMO is that over time, as we get expansions to the game, we get more abilities, talents, and spells and as a result, our bars get complicated. Cynwise in his recent return to blogging (hopefully a long return) pointed out this exact issue recently, and now Ghostcrawler has tweeted a...

August 14th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a little while since we've last seen any Dev Watercoolers, but boy, was this one ever worth the wait. Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street lays out, in reasonable detail, the general thoughts and ideas behind many of the class changes coming in the next WoW patch, starting wit...

August 12th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Watch live video from Twizzcast! on www.twitch.tv At 3:00 p.m. EDT today, August 12th, Twizzcast of BlizzPro will be holding a live interview on Twitch.tv with Blizzard Entertainment's Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street. The interview is scheduled to last about half an hour, and hopes...

August 12th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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My warrior is different than my friend's warlock. This might seem like a rather basic and unimportant statement to a lot of people, especially those reading a WoW blog, but examine it further to draw some conclusions: The way I approach encounters will be different The way I approach the game w...

August 5th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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These two articles, one from an interview with 2P, and another from an interview with QQ, made the rounds yesterday. They're interesting quotes and information from Ghostcrawler talking with people overseas at Chinajoy. In the interviews Ghostcrawler goes on, as he is often wont to do, about WoW an...

July 26th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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In an interview with the Chinese gaming site QQ during Chinajoy, World of Warcraft Lead System Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street let drop that a new class is being considered, one that is focused on buffs. This has been speculated about for a long time, and previous comments by Blizzard designer...

July 25th 2013 at 9:10pm 0 Comments