2004 almost feels like another life, a lifetime ago.
A long time ago, in another life -- well, sort of, it was back before 2015 so it feels like another life -- I wrote a post entitled The danger of assuming personal experience is universal, and I would have used that headline again except it's a bit of a mouthful and it feels detached.
The other day I was talking about how I miss Scenarios from Mists of Pandaria and I realized that one of the reasons I miss them is the fast queues -- that you could get in as soon as you had three players.
Titan's Grip for all three specs.
Shadowlands is on the horizon, and big changes are coming for Shaman of all specs.
So you want to play a Monk in World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion, Shadowlands.
We're getting some significant changes to World of Warcraft in the Shadowlands expansion.
It's a thorny path that WoW Classic was set up to walk -- trying to provide players with as faithful an experience as possible, a recreation of what vanilla World of Warcraft was like, while still making it an engaging enough game to hook players in 2020.
If you've been around World of Warcraft for a while, one thing you've experienced by now is the giddy rush when various sites like Wowhead, MMO-Champion and others get their hands on a new PTR build or the latest alpha/beta files and go to work teasing out what's in those files.
If you're wondering about WoW Classic as an experience -- specifically, if you're wondering what's changed between then and now, and what will be different in WoW Classic as compared and contrasted to the game as it was when patch 1.12 came out -- the Restoring History: Creating WoW Classic answered a lot of those kind of questions.