May 08

Herein, a first look at Hodir, one of the bosses of Ulduar!
I knew I wasn’t going to be able to try this with my guild, as the limited testing times are restricted to American and European prime-time hours, so I had a chat to my esteemed blogging colleague Matt, of World of Matticus, and mentioned [...]

May 08

I don’t generally watch a lot of machinima, but this one’s just amazing. A professional animator has used the WoW models, textures and scenery to create a very cool little story – and one hell of a fight scene. It’s called ‘The Craft of War: BLIND’ by Percula.
Watch it via the embed if you wish:
The [...]

May 08

In a creative and entertaining riff on the Discovery Channel “Boom De Yadda” ad campaign, Ilcyra of US-Bladefist has created a video tribute to Azeroth (and Outland too).
Follow the link for “I Love the Whole World (of Warcraft)”!
(In other news, my family visitors have departed, so normal content will resume shortly.)

May 08

Note: This post contains spoilers for Wrath of the Lich King.
A companion to yesterday’s video tour of Stormwind Harbour and the boat ride to Borean Tundra, today we show you the boat ride from Menethil to Valgarde, the Alliance settlement in the other Northrend starting zone of Howling Fjord.

May 08

Note: This post contains spoilers for Wrath of the Lich King.
Take a look around two new areas of the game with this video! We show you a tour of the new Stormwind Harbor, and the boat ride to Valiance Keep, the Alliance stronghold in the Northrend starting zone of Borean Tundra.

May 08

As linked by Leafshine: James Wallis, a very smart and entertaining fellow (for whom I once had the privilege, briefly, of working) recently gave a presentation on the geophysics of Azeroth.
The video is visible at Leafy’s blog; the results are quite surprising. Did you know, for instance, that Azeroth is about twelve kilometres in diameter [...]

May 08

I’m racing to hit Exalted with Shattered Sun before my server gets to Phase 4, so I can get the title – I’m on track, being a third of the way through Honoured with SSO while Proudmoore’s somewhere between 25% and 30% through Phase 2.
This means I’m keen to spend a lot of time [...]

May 08

For those of you that might like to see it in a bit more detail, here’s a vid I took a day or two ago, featuring the new bombing run in patch 2.4.

May 08

My guild is coming to the end of our Christmas break period — wherein we restricted ourselves to more relaxed 10-mans, rather than full 25-man raids — and we’ve finished up with a bit of progression in Zul’Aman. Halazzi’s now solidly on farm, and we spent Monday night working on Jan’Alai, the Dragonhawk Avatar.
IMO the [...]