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The Legend of Beta Part II: Demos Vs Beta

Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 Before I start, I wanna give a shout out to Hunter’s Insight. He made a post on betas a few days before me and it’s definitely worth a read over here: To Beta or Not to Beta? Second, fellow blogess Kaae of Way Too Serious and commenter…

The Legend of Beta Part I: WTF Happened?

Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 There are certain key words that have become natural triggers for people who are gamers: free, epic, loot, newb. But none have the lasting power or influence over our minds that that one, magical four letter word: Beta. Say it at convention and 20 heads will turn…

Wow PvP Pt2: The Future of PvP in Cataclysm

Part One | The Death of PvP Servers -Defining PvP, How it Was, and What it’s Become. Part Two | The Future of World PVP -PvP servers in Cataclysm and Bringing Back world PvP Part Three | What WoW Needs: A 3rd Faction. -How a 3rd faction opposing the Horde / Alliance could work. Cataclysm…

Wow PvP Pt1: The Death of World PvP

The current state of PvP in World of Warcraft. World PvP is gone, resilience has destroyed everything, battleground queues are torture, and twinking was murdered…but will Cataclysm save it?

Ultimate Online WoW Resource Guide

A zilliion years ago for BC I had made a post about online resources for WoW for all sorts of areas of the game. That was actually more like 3 years ago and the list had maybe six links. Since then, the game has obviously changed and many sites have phased out in favor of…

GW: Tale of the Rainbow Chicken

For anybody who’s a ranger/completionist/charmable pet collector in Guild Wars, the holy grail takes the form of the Rainbow Pheonix.The Rainbow Phoenix, as depicted by Arenanet and MayaThis feathery ball of shiny is arguably the rarest / hardest pet to obtain, although some may say the coveted Moss Spider is a close contender. It’s also…

Faction Xfers: Stormwind, we have a problem.

So as good friend and fellow blogger Kaae heartfully recounted in her blog, Blizzard’s recent faction change service has, in the opinion of many, caused more problems than it has solved. And, I hate to say it, I’d have to strongly agree. The issue has been mentioned several times on popular wow-podcast, The Instance, and…

On Females and Gaming Stigmas

So I was browsing around the interwebs, and came across one of about 3000 articles tackling the subject of women in gaming, and how we are perceived as a consumers. It actually didn’t make me want to kill myself:http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=21940 This is always kind of a touchy subject, but it also sparks some interesting thoughts. I…

Rogue Professions for Lich King ?

Out of guilt for ignoring my rogue, I hopped on to Elitist Jerks, who’ve always been PvE centric in their discussion. My love for raiding on my rogue just kind of exploded back into gear. And in the long run, I feel I’m just naturally better at this class than Lock(for PvE at least). Who…

Features Wow Should Have

I think these are practical / fair: A) Re-organizable Character Logon List: Would be nice, since right now it’s bank / alt / main / alt / alt. I’d like my main to be on top, for srsly. B) Invisible Mode: Ability to have invisible mode so you can farm / quest / grind without…