May 08

With my “Tourist Guide” series I attempted to present a comprehensive guide to the Argent Tournament and their goings-on in Northrend, so let’s look at the new content coming in Patch 3.2.
This post is Part IV in the series, a guide to all the new content introduced in Patch 3.2. This includes a new quest [...]

May 08

Patch 3.1 brought the Argent Tournament, a new world event featuring mounted combat, new daily quests, new mounts, pets, tabards, and new and interesting ways to get reputation. Read on for a guide to the Argent Tournament!
Note that this is a couple of months late, by now! However, I know there are some folks [...]

May 08

Patch 3.1 brings the Argent Tournament, a new world event featuring mounted combat, new daily quests, new mounts, pets, tabards, and new and interesting ways to get reputation. Read on for a guide to the Argent Tournament!
I’ll present this guide in three posts:

Part I: explains the scenario and the location, the side quests and [...]

May 08

Patch 3.1 brings the Argent Tournament, a new world event featuring mounted combat, new daily quests, new mounts, pets, tabards, and new and interesting ways to get reputation. Read on for a guide to the Argent Tournament!
I’ll present this guide in three posts:

Part I: explains the scenario and the location, the side quests and [...]

May 08

Last year, I wrote about the usefulness of the festival dumplings compared with conjured manna biscuits.
Let’s look at it again compared with the level 80 Conjured Mana Strudel. It restores 15000 health and 12960 mana over 30 seconds, whereas the Festival Dumplings restore 4% of your health and 3% of your mana per second for [...]

May 08

Two handy Wintergrasp tips for you:

It’s a great place to get the With A Little Helper From My Friends achievement. WG is one place where it’s fairly easy to get a lot of HKs without getting repeatedly killed by the other side, provided you’re smart and you use cover and teamwork appropriately. It’s easier if [...]

May 08

Note: this post contains spoilers for Patch 3.0.
Patch 3.0.2 is expected to herald the introduction of the new Achievement system, so for many of us it’s time to start planning ahead and working on Achievements for which we can get retrospective credit.
There are a number of Achievements centred around the current seasonal event, Brewfest. With [...]

May 08

For those of you well-aware that I’m a tabardaholic, here’s the latest to grace my collection!

This means, of course, that we succeeded in getting Ahune down on the first attempt, this time around. Group makeup was: bear druid, holy paladin, prot paladin (the alt of one of the frost mages from last time), fire mage [...]

May 08

Bellwether of 4 Haelz recently posted about her woes with Ahune, the summonable boss who’s around during the Fire Festival. I commented there, agreeing and saying that I think Ahune is tuned too hard, and I want to elaborate on that here.
I’m sure plenty of people can comment and say they PUGged Ahune with no [...]

May 08

In the spirit of my motivational post about the Lunar Festival back in February: here’s why you should do the Fire Festival content:
Experience.
The XP rewards are astounding! As part of the content, you can run around Honoring the fires of your faction, and Desecrating the fires of the enemy faction, and there are 30+ fires [...]