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Welcome to Lichborne, where Daniel Whitcomb really needs a bigger boat. And maybe a more imposing minion to steer it. So by now, I assume a good chunk of us are managing to get through Outland again and are hitting the 68-70 level range, ready to jump onto a boat or zeppelin and head to Northrend....

November 23rd 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Scattered Shots, the weekly Hunter column, now with 100% more Northrend!So you're on the shore in Northrend by now, one hopes, and maybe you're level 71, still tooling around the starting zones, looking for the right quests to do to get some decent gear for yourselves. Now if you've spent...

November 20th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Northrend is finally available, and it seems like everyone is out in full force. There are so many new things to do and see that it might be pleasantly overwhelming at the moment. In order to help you find some direction, I've put together a list of 10 easily attainable achievements that you can ea...

November 13th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Yes, folks, the proverbial fat lady has sung, and this is the last "real" Ask A Beta Tester. Tomorrow we're going to run an AABT that showcases the best, funniest, and most prescient questions we received, and after that -- bowing to popular demand -- the column's going to change gears somewhat and...

November 12th 2008 at 11:40pm 0 Comments
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How do I get to Northrend?For Alliance, head to the northernmost dock at Stormwind Harbor to get to Borean Tundra or take the boat out of Menethil Harbor in the Wetlands to be dropped off in Howling Fjord.For Horde, the zeppelin in Ogrimmar leads to Borean Tundra and the zeppelin out of Undercity w...

November 10th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome back to Ask a Beta Tester on this Maintenance Day Tuesday. Let's get started right away with webrunner's question... Have you seen any interesting/fun usable gear with cool procs or use abilities, or is it just stats, stats, stats till the Tauren come home?There are plenty of trinkets with...

November 4th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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I specced resto in the beta the other week to try out the new talents and abilities Druids are getting in Wrath, and decided to brave the horrors of LFG and scribble some notes for your sake, dear readers. By the way, the aspect of beta that I will miss most? The 1 copper respec fee. Can we keep th...

September 23rd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Our good friends at WoW Radio have continued their beta instance-running ways -- previously, they've taken runs through Utgarde Keep and The Nexus, and after a short break (they're busy folks, pushing out great radio 24/7), they've done a run through CoT: Stratholme, viewable right there if you want...

September 14th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you tend to be a strictly weekend-centric WoW Insider reader, you may have missed some of the best stuff to come out of the Wrath beta thus far: the eye candy! Class updates, mechanics changes, pfft, who needs that stuff? No no my friends, me, I'm all about the shinies. Okay, and I like all of t...

August 24th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It's patch day for World of Warcraft, and our sister site WoW Insider is delivering some delicious Lich King beta news for fans just waiting for the servers to come back up. Today's gem is a lengthy, spoilerific walkthrough for the one of the expansion's first five-man dungeons: Utgarde Keep. From...

August 12th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're dying to see the inside of some of Wrath's dungeons, you're in luck. We've put together a small walkthrough-in-pictures for Utgarde Keep for you to peruse. If you're in the Wrath beta and haven't run Utgarde yet, maybe you'll be able to put this to good use. If you're not in the Wrath bet...

August 12th 2008 at 9:40am 0 Comments