Switching Mains in Shadowlands – Shaman Class Changes

Shamans have suffered through World of Warcraft’s seventh expansion Battle for Azeroth, with all three specializations experiencing hardships at one point or another. Blizzard developers have been criticized left and right for not understanding players’ grievances, but the Shadowlands alpha testing has revealed some pretty promising changes.

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Praedyth – Part 1

The screams were deafening. Despite the stoic resolve of the Wardens, Praedyth watched – paralyzed by his own horror – as his town burned. The stalwart nature of both he and his kinsmen was shattered, replaced by terror and inaction. Swirling fires engulfed all that there was to see. The cinders danced melodically, almost shuddering by themselves as the shrieks of those trapped inside the buildings pierced the low rumble of embers. The buildings which, to Praedyth’s utter despair, would soon become their tombs.

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Blizzcon 2013 – Heroes of the Storm

Phewph, that was a lot of World of Warcraft related stuff. I’m taking a break from it for the moment, because I know there’s going to be even more announcements to write about, and I don’t want to get crippling excitement pains. Well, not just yet anyway.

Fortunately, Blizzard make quite a few immense games, and they have just announced another one.

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Blizzcon 2013 – Character Model Revamp

As I mentioned in the previous Blizzcon post, the character models for World of Warcraft are getting an overhaul – something that players have been asking for for a long time. We’ve been teased with bits and pieces – newly designed Druid shapeshift models, Thrall looking all fierce, as well as Jaina getting some botox.

But now the spotlight has shifted.

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Blizzcon 2013 – World of Warcraft Announcements

Usually I sit back of an evening and mull over what I want to write about. Is there something in the gaming world causing a ruckus? Maybe a new piece of hardware, or a developer with a masters in flamenco dancing? Finding the right piece to write about can be daunting. Then, you get days like the Blizzcon weekend, where information is flying at your from all angles at all times.

Fortunately, those are the best days.

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Hearthstone

I hate beta invites. Passionately. I never ever get given beta keys, I get my knickers in a twist and then I have to wait for everybody else to parade their fortune in gameplay videos. Half my battle.net friends list have keys. My mother probably has a key. Does somebody have a vendetta against my email address?

Wait, nevermind.

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