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Breakfast Topic: Your favorite in-game model

Josh McGee

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WoW has a very unique art style. Recently, models of NPCs, armor, and such have been incredibly detailed -- and, for the most part, amazing looking. Firelands in particular has some amazing looking fire models, and I can't wait to see the "Fiery Anzu" that Blizzard mentioned might drop off of Ragnaros. (In case you don't know, Anzu is the Raven Lord boss in Sethekk Halls, and is one of the coolest looking ground mounts in the game.) Honestly though, I cannot decide what my favorite NPC model is ... though I have always been fond of the Faceless Ones.

So I leave it up to you, Dear Reader, what in-game model is your favorite? And please, do share why you like it so much and what makes it unique. You don't have to pick just one! Maybe let us know your favorite weapon, piece of armor, and favorite NPC.

When it comes to weapon models, one thing I am dissapointed in with Cataclysm is the so called "Reclaimed Ashkandi" from Nefarian in Blackwing Descent. When you compare it side-by-side with the old Ashkandi from Blackwing Lair, it seems to have ... shrunk. Quite a bit. One thing I liked about Ashkandi so much back in the day was that it was one of the biggest weapons in the game, and this new one is just ... puny.

But I digress, Blizzard has amazing modellers and animators, so please, give them a shout out in the comments and let everyone know your love for your favorite model!

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