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So, if you're one of those obsessive types who, the second an expansion drops, is off to the races trying to nab the exclusive realm first achievements... you can relax. For Owen Landgren, Items and Rewards Designer for World of Warcraft, has tweeted that such are a thing of the past. @Seerax Re...

February 27th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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What would it be like to be the very first to accomplish something in WoW, in the game, on your realm or even just in your guild? This deep into Mists of Pandaria, most of the exciting achievements have long since been snatched up, and it's a good bet that many of the players behind them are alread...

December 3rd 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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In patch 5.4, Challenge Mode players who have already earned gold will have a strong reason to continue running them. Players who earn the fastest clear times in a Challenge Mode dungeon will receive a title specific to each dungeon. As long as players hold the record for the top time, the title wi...

June 12th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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GuildOx have just released yet another ranking system for WoW players, to go with their achievement and title rankings, and mount and pet rankings! GuildOx has rankings for pretty much everything you can think of, and their latest addition, the Brawler's Guild rankings are another, much request...

March 12th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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WoW Insider previously featured Derevka's tips on how he was preparing for his Realm First! Level 90 race, with gaming endurance tips, and having got that coveted achievement, he's returned to answer a few questions about how he did it. Why did you want to get Realm First Level 90? Why? Mai...

October 5th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Derevka, of Tales of a Priest fame, is looking to add a string to his bow by joining the race for Realm First level 90. He's already one of the top Discipline priests out there, and will be engaging in the leveling battle along with his guild, Something Wicked. Mists' launch is at 3.00am in...

September 19th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Here at WoW Insider, we have a wide array of opinions on fishing in World of Warcraft. Matthew Rossi, despite being the unfortunate man who gets to write about fishing most often on the site, hates the act and all it entails. Me? I'd say I'm one of WoW Insider's biggest pro-fishing advocates. Tha...

August 22nd 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, I wrote an article discussing some way you could prepare now for your new monk. One of the open questions at the end of that article was whether the Scroll of Resurrection's free 80 bonus would be applicable to new monks, as that could significantly impact the race for realm firsts. T...

August 9th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Imagine if you will that you are in a raid guild that has enjoyed some small amount of success. You've quietly managed to successfully raid your way through each tier of content, and you've managed to snag every realm-first kill of an end boss along the way. Now imagine you are working on a realm...

July 25th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest Mists of Pandaria beta build has revealed over 100 new achievements, including about 60 (yes, 60!) related to Pet Battles. If you like your points, I hope you like your pets. There's also mention of a platinum level for challenge modes. Some of the more interesting achievements:...

April 24th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Every week, WoW Insider brings you Gold Capped, in which Basil "Euripides" Berntsen aims to show you how to make money on the auction house. Email Basil with your questions, hate mail, or guild applications! Everyone is going wild about the new meta gems and bracer enchants. They're all clearly...

February 17th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Insider Trader is a column about professions by Basil "Euripides" Berntsen, who also writes Gold Capped about how to make money using the auction house. Email Basil your questions. Cataclysm is upon us, and if you are already maxed out on your professions, you may be considering trying for one of...

December 6th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments