Animation

Tons of new caster animations are coming with patch 7.3 Casters are getting some fantastic spell animation changes on the patch 7.3 PTR. So far we have changes included for Restoration Druids, all Mages, all Priests, and Elemental and Restoration Shamans. Warlocks are being worked on but aren’t ready yet. Most of the updated animations seem to revolve around better spell effects with new glowy...

Jeff Kaplan explains why you can’t swim in Overwatch With Overwatch’s recent addition of gravity and the Lunar map, a player on the forums asked why there was no water environment or swimming in the game. Jeff Kaplan came in and gave a very in depth answer. Part of it has to do with the fact that water levels just aren’t very interesting. He...




Breakfast Topic: What would you want to see? It’s likely that, due to its runaway success in China, we’ll get a Warcraft movie sequel despite it only doing adequate business in the US. (You should get used to that, by the way — the days of domestic box office ruling the roost for movie success or failure are over.) But one thing I thought...

Know Your Lore: Magni Bronzebeard Looking to learn more about the dwarven king who inspired Hearthstone's new hero portrait? Read up the history of Magni Bronzebeard here.

WowCraft episode 20 tackles the trouble with summoning Getting a group together to run dungeons or raids (if you're not using LFG or LFR) can be a real hassle — a hassle Carbot understands well, if the latest WowCrafts video is any indication.

Hearthside Chat talks golden cards with Jon Briggs The latest Hearthside Chat is a pretty cool one, particularly for those interested in the art side of the game. Jon Briggs steps in to discuss the creation and development of golden cards -- the shiny, animated versions of regular cards.