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Rift Beta Video Review – But you’re not in Telara anymore either

In Gaming, MMO, RPG on February 10, 2011 at 7:15 pm

I Need My Fix
It’s been only a few days since I was last on Rift: Beta, and the withdrawal symptoms are starting to become severe . For a hardened MMO and RPG veteran who had grown disillusioned with them all, that’s saying something.

Rift is far prettier than WoW

Rift is far prettier than WoW

The playing of Rift over the Beta 6 weekend was marred partly by guilt over the robotics coursework I was supposed to be doing. Read the rest of this entry »

WoW Anti Troll measure: Real ID on forums

In Funny, Gaming, MMO, RPG on July 9, 2010 at 6:19 pm

Hello folks. It’s been a while since I made a blog post, but this came up and it seemed like as good a reason as any to start procrastinating on my applied maths research through blogging.

Some of you may have heard of Blizzard’s plan with the battle.net update merger to implement a Real ID system for both in-game identification (across main characters and alts) as well as the forum.

Dimitiri aka Comrade Leon-Stalin Junior has a few strong opinions about that Blizzard move…

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World of Warcraft Patch 3.2 Call of The Crusade Content Update Going Live

In Gaming, MMO, RPG on August 4, 2009 at 10:36 pm

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Call of The Crusade

Plans for the next major free content update in Blizzard’s World of Warcraft are already well under way. Both the US and Europe servers should be fully patched by sometime tomorrow and all set for players to enjoy the the cool new content.

The update will bring a slew of new features to the table, catering to two main types of WoW play, Player-Vs-Environment (PvE) and  Player-Vs–Player (PvP), while also introducing some additional features, updates and balance changes. These updates include the Crusader’s Coliseum (a new PvE update), an all-new battleground called the ‘The Isle of Conquest’ and the much-awaited  Druid animal form customization feature.

Patch 3.2 - Call of the Crusade

Patch 3.2 - Call of the Crusade

Let’s take a look at each of these features.

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Blizzard’s World of Warcraft Movie Coming Soon: Directed by Uwe Boll!

In Gaming, MMO, Movies, RPG on July 22, 2009 at 10:52 pm

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Uwe Boll Presents…

HAHAHAHAHAHA! Pardon my attempt at humor. It was in poor taste. I could not resist. You can breathe easy, it’s not a Uwe Boll film. In fact, in an MTV article Boll talked about the time he tried to get the movie rights for World of Warcraft:

“I got in contact with Paul Sams of Blizzard, and he said, ‘We will not sell the movie rights, not to you…especially not to you. Because it’s such a big online game success, maybe a bad movie would destroy that ongoing income, what the company has with it.”

I’m sure that’s quite a relief to most Warcraft fans, and as you may already know plans for the movie have been in the works for a while now, and it will be told from an Alliance perspective. Blizzard has recently issued an announcement saying that Sam Raimi, director of the recent Spiderman movies, will be directing the movie. To read the full announcement on the Blizzard site click on the image below.

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New World of Warcraft Expansion: Worgen, Goblins and the Maelstrom?

In Gaming, MMO, RPG on July 18, 2009 at 4:16 pm

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Whilst I slumbered new events have been shaping  the World… of Warcraft. Evidence has come to light concering possibly two new races that MAY join the ranks of the Horde and the Alliance.

Yes, this world. I don't mean the real one.

Yes, this world. I don't mean the real one.

Good news for all those ardent (addicted?) World of Warcraft players. Yup! A few diligent members in the online gaming community have managed to data mine the PTR (Public Test Realm) game files and uncover evidence of Goblin and Worgen masks for the upcoming Hallow’s End event (WoW’s equivalent of Halloween).

Goblin and Worgen Masks

Goblin and Worgen Masks: This one is courtesy of 'handclaw' on the scrollsoflore forums.

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