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Player housing, Night Elf Paladins, and ducks — highlights from our Dragonflight interview with devs Tina Wang and Jackie Wiley

With the announcement of World of Warcraft: Dragonflight we got the opportunity to see what's on the roadmap for upcoming inclusions into Warcraft. There was the surprise reveal of the new Evoker Hero Class, the less surprising reveal of the Dragon Isles setting, and the massive updates to how we'll build our character's talents and user interface.

The Queue: Ducks

Ducks and their relatives have been around for a long, long time — there are fossils of waterfowl related to ducks and geese going back to before the Cretaceous/Paleogene extinction event. Vegavis was not an ancestor of or a member of the Anatidae, but it was certainly a relative. Other possible (although more dubious) duck relatives include the Demon Duck of Doom, aka Bullockornis, although a lot of paleontologists think they’re more closely related to chickens.

Why on Earth do I bring this up? Well, WoW has a tendency to add things like saber teeth or spiked tails to animals that did not or do not actually have them. And man, I’m hoping they go whole-hog on ducks and give us something like Garganornis except with giant teeth in its bill for no reason whatsoever.

It’s the Queue. Let’s duck this!

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