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Hinterland Studio's The Long Dark's Kickstarter concluded today, gathering $256,217 of a $200,000 CAD goal. The campaign reached two of its stretch goals, adding a downloadable graphic novel to the game's production and doubling the original soundtrack planned for the game. "It feels great. It's b...

October 16th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Ask a Lore Nerd, the column that answers your questions about the story and lore of the Warcraft universe. Click the Comments link below, ask your question, and blogger/columnist Alex Ziebart will answer you in a future installment!Travis asks... What can you tell me about the other port...

June 15th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Player Kerr on the Windrunner server was farming mithril in the Hinterlands when he decided to go exploring by the Emerald Dream portal in the area. The outdoor raid dragon Lethon appeared and Kerr beat a quick retreat, but stumbled on this dragon graveyard. As Kerr put it: "I wonder who the [dead]...

February 18th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Chichilarue of Knights of Irony on Uldum sends in this shot of the Troll temple of Jintha'Alor nestled in the mountainous Hinterlands. If you've never had the pleasure of visiting Jintha'Alor yourself -- a sprawling temple infested with numerous Trolls (who, prior to patch 2.3, were elite) -- you m...

December 30th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Reader Tyrianus of Bronzebeard sends in this interesting shot, snapped while flying into the Hinterlands from the Undercity. The sky is of particular interest -- what's up with that red line on the horizon, fading through purple into dark blue? You may think it's a sunset, but when Tyrianus landed,...

August 25th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Reader Zevet of Lothar presents us of this shot of the symbolic gryphon statue up at Aerie Peak in the Hinterlands. And while you couldn't miss it in this screenshot, running up to the Aerie Peak on foot you might never notice it simply for lack of looking up. (I know I was surprised to see this gr...

August 3rd 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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I love it when people send in shots of the Azerothian landscape that I've never seen before. And while reader Robert suggests that he might have just recently happened to find this spot in the Hinterlands because he's an Alliance nub, I've played Horde characters to 60 without seeing it myself. Is...

December 12th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Reader Xedio sends in this shot of his warlock alt in a little alliance encampment that he found while swimming from Arathi Highlands out to the Hinterlands. He wonders if it's a known alliance quest area, but not to my knowledge. Another unfinished area, perhaps? If you want to see more of the p...

October 26th 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments