Patch 5.4 One Month On

It has now been a month since we got 5.4 which brought us the Siege of Orgrimmar and the Timeless Isle, so I thought it was a good time to review the patch. The Timeless Isle has proved to be anything but Timeless, people are now avoiding the place like the plague now they have geared up all their alts, got a gazillion Timeless Coins and nobody wants to kill…

October 10, 2013

Cashing In Before the End?

Blizzard announced a few weeks ago that they were adding in more items to the Blizzard Store for us to buy and use in-game. They also announced they were testing, on the PTR, an XP bonus elixir that they would be selling, initially Asia, that works like the Elixir of Ancient Knowledge and 3 transmog helms (which all look awful in my opinion but that is not the point here).The…

July 25, 2013

Virtual Realms

With 5.4 we will be getting Virtual Realms. That is a clever way of merging a two (or more) realms without actually merging them. This is a clever solution as it keeps each realm’s identity without having the bad press surrounding realm mergers which would undoubtedly have the naysayers proclaiming WoW was dying. But is it that? Is there more to this than meets the eye? I’m not sure to…

June 22, 2013

Flexible Raid Lockouts

So the big announcement is out, flexible raids that scale on difficulty based on the number of people in your group s that it is always somewhere in between normal mode raids and lfr. Sounds good but I’m actually not so sure I like it. I have been saying in /g that I wanted 10 man pre-made lfr so I could run lfr with a full guild group and in…

June 12, 2013