One year ago today, we the huddled, shivering masses (well, shivering in many parts of the country, anyway) got our hands on Burning Crusade, the first ever WoW expansion. Blizzard started saying shortly thereafter that they would be attempting to make one expansion per year, but for whatever reason, that has not come to pass: Wrath of the Lich King is not looking particularly close.
Enough, however, of what didn't happen. Let's turn our attention to some things that did happen that fateful day last January:
- Several of us here at WoW Insider posted our midnight mall pilgrimage pictures, including Barb in Ithaca, Mark in Chicago, Elizabeth W. in Raleigh, myself in Gainesville, and Paul in frigid Saskatoon
- Everyone discovered a brand-new version of Barrens chat
- Many realms were iffy
- Horde and Alliance had a bit of a cease-fire
- We started speculating all over again about what eventually became Wrath