If you haven't been an active WoW player during a patch cycle in the past, you might be a little lost at all the buzz around the recent release of patch 6.2 on the game's public test realms. We'll walk you through what you need to know.
The path from level 1 to level 100 is pretty clearly laid out before you: kill things, gain experience, level up, repeat. However, once you hit level 100 what you do next is really up to you — which can leave new 100s at a bit of a loss.
If you're jumping in to World of Warcraft again or starting for the first time then whether this is the best system ever really doesn't matter: what you need to know is what all those stats and numbers on your character sheet mean.