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What's in a Server Name?

Mike D'Anna

One aspect of having over six million subscribers that Blizzard probably never anticipated was having to come up with names for the many dozens (if not hundreds) of different game servers. Luckily, the lore of the Warcraft universe is pretty rich, and there were plenty of names to choose from.

Did you ever wonder just where your server got it's name? Well, Blizzplanet has posted a list of the WoW servers, with an explanation of the lore behind the names of each, so you can finally find out what the heck Destromath really means (and no, it's not a G.I. Joe program to help kids learn arithmatic). I am a little disheartened, however, to hear that Blackmoore is not, in fact, named after the guitarist from Rainbow....

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