Borrowed power systems have been a staple of World of Warcraft since the Legion expansion.
In a recent interview with Preach, Ion Hazzikostas, the Game Director on World of Warcraft, talked about Borrowed Power systems like Azerite Armor, Covenant Powers, and Artifacts that have been a big part of World of Warcraft's last three expansions.
Leveling in World of Warcraft changed with the introduction of Artifacts in Legion, which were a self-contained system of power acquisition that was confined entirely to that expansion.
If you've been keeping up with the Shadowlands expansion -- and trying to understand all of its systems -- you might be finding yourself slightly overwhelmed.
Transmog addicts rejoice, because Artifact appearances have more flexibility than ever in Shadowlands
It's no secret I'm a transmog addict.
Garrisons, Artifacts, Heart of Azeroth, Covenants — Does World of Warcraft focus too much on expansion-locked systems?
Remember when Legion was first announced, and we World of Warcraft players were first tantalized with the features that would end up dominating the expansion?
Sometimes, when I write one of these editorial essays, I look at the headline and I think about the questions my brain poses in response to it.
This post was originally published just for our supporters, but now it's available to everyone.
Our supporters got to see this post last week, but now we’re opening it up to everyone.
Now that Legion is basically in the can, it's time we can sit back and look over the past couple of years and think about what we liked best about it.