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Intro to Northrend Screenblog / Texture Issues

Unfortunately, I’m one of the many players with older computers using the Radeon 9000 series video cards that are having   issues loading ground textures.
This problem’s been around for the past 2 patches or so, for at least 2-3 weeks. It’s really lame/frustrating for me cause I never got passed the DK starting area before the glitch. I finally hopped on some premades to check out Northrend and Dalaran, and low and behold, it’s broken.

Either way, my friend let me hop on beta on his laptop and I was able to do a little exploring. Blizz did a wonderful job with the environments and architecture, and the new graphics engine makes everything look fabulous (fire and woooosh effects!). It reminds me of the soft/glowy feel from Guild Wars.

Anyway, here’s a quick preview of I’ve been up to on beta, on and off the past few weeks.
Dreanei DK: Wings NOT included
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Riding in Style
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Cube Mal’Ganis does not approve.
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Stag Bison fighting for some putang.
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And a series of screenshots from Northrend: Howling Fjord and the Grizzly Hills.

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