WoW Archivist: Ten years of flight Just over ten years ago, Burning Crusade ushered in a brand new way to experience World of Warcraft that for better or worse would change the game irrevocably: flying. Flight paths had been all the rage when the game first launched, believe it or not.
WoW Archivist: The allure of classic-era WoW Earlier this year, the team behind the extralegal classic-era realm “Nostalrius” announced that they would make their source code and tools available to the public. They said that they were disappointed by Blizzard’s response to the issue of legacy realms, so they felt compelled to act.
WoW Archivist: Class Champions from early WoW Legion’s Class Halls offer a huge variety in Champions, from faerie dragons to titan watchers, a sludge belcher, a primate monarch, and even a giant talking, shambling rock. They span the entire history of the Warcraft universe, dating back to the RTS games of the 1990’s.
WoW Archivist: Classic’s Naxxramas and the Scourge event As Blizzard reminded us last week, June 20 marked the 10th anniversary of patch 1.11, Shadow of the Necropolis — the release that gave us WoW‘s first incarnation of Naxxramas. Almost no one playing the game at the time set foot in there.
WoW Archivist: Dalaran In classic WoW, players exploring the Alterac Mountains encountered a massive purple dome clearly made out of some kind of magical energy. It was one of the most startling sights to explorers of Azeroth back in 2005, and it remained an enigma for three years.
WoW Archivist: C’Thun and the Gates of Ahn’Qiraj Tomorrow, every Hearthstone player who buys a pack of Whispers of the Old Gods will receive a free legendary: C’Thun. C’Thun is one of Azeroth’s four Old Gods, terrifying ancient beings from the Void who seek to twist and dominate all life on Azeroth.