World of Warcraft – Decline and Fall

A month or so ago I outlined the reasons I would never play World of Warcraft again (mainly, Blizzard’s hostile attitude to its players). But I checked in a few days ago to see what was going on. A new expansion pack has been announced. WoW has a billion dollar a year income stream and some of the …

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Rift Tanking

For anyone not familiar with online role playing games (RPGs), while it is possible to complete much of a game such as World of Warcraft or Rift on your own, players frequently form groups to win fights or complete quests which would be impossible for a single player. People take specific roles in a group. DPS (damage per …

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Changing MMORPGs

I have played World of Warcraft for nearly three years. Now I am playing Rift. I had two WoW accounts. That was from the time when you couldn’t have characters from both factions on the same account on a PvP server. Because I had opened the accounts in different names I was not able to …

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Grinding Works

This is just for World of Warcraft players. And all I want to say is that for pure levelling, grinding works. This is a partial screen shot of my level 70 death Knight, grinding a spot in Howling Fjord. Unrested – yes unrested –  XP per hour is around 195k. In the olden days, a year …

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WoW Fifth Birthday

World of Warcraft is five years old. If you log on over the next few days there is a free pet, the Onyxia Whelpling. But even more fun are the Mohawk Grenades:

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