May 08

Note: this post contains information on Wrath of the Lich King. However, it’s not really ’spoilers’ as such, and I recommend you read it anyway in the interests of being prepared.

One of the big changes in Wrath of the Lich King is a revamp of gearing and the way gear stats are handled. This is [...]

May 08

Because I’m kind of twitchy about planning for things in advance, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’m going to tackle the early days of Wrath of the Lich King. I didn’t do too well when TBC was released; I was burnt out on levelling from a last-minute push to get an alt to [...]

May 08

Note: this post contains spoilers for Wrath of the Lich King.
This is the first of a two-part guide to Inscription, the new tradeskill being introduced in Wrath of the Lich King. The second part will cover specific recipes, required mats, and a recommended path for levelling the skill as efficiently and quickly as possible – [...]

May 08

Note: this post contains spoilers for Wrath of the Lich King.
Today’s new build of the Wrath of the Lich King beta contains barbers! Naturally, I had to go and try out this new feature.

May 08

I’ve just played through the Death Knight starting area and quests on Siaka, my Draenei Death Knight. I have to say it: this is the single most fun and immersive in-game experience I’ve ever had. I tend to think almost everyone should roll a death knight – even if they have no desire to play [...]

May 08

Well, Inscription is now available in the current WotLK build, which is good news for those curious about the profession.
I’m just waiting for character copy to be working again so I can copy my herb banker across, and then I’ll be starting work on Inscription over the weekend. Watch the skies for an Inscription levelling [...]

May 08

Note: This post contains spoilers for Wrath of the Lich King.
Some widescreen desktop wallpapers, so you can enjoy the beautiful Northrend vistas even if you’re not in the beta test:

May 08

I know not all of my readers want to be spoiled for Wrath of the Lich King, so I’m going to be posting any spoilery WotLK stuff behind a “read more” jump cut tag, and the first line will warn of spoilers (for those reading from a feed reader).
That’s all, carry on – and [...]

May 08

Note: This post contains spoilers for Wrath of the Lich King.
Dalaran has recently been implemented into the Wrath of the Lich King beta build, and it’s hard to find your way around at first – especially since the in-game maps and minimap aren’t completed yet.

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.