How do you make a raid?, Olivia Grace, WoW Insider, 8/20/12.
Olivia recounts what she learned about raid design from Lead Encounter Designer Ion Hazzikostas and Lead Game Producer John Lagrave at Gamescom. It’s a fascinating read!
Reminder: Scholomance and Scarlet Monastery prepped to change for good, Anne Stickney, WoW Insider, 8/17/12.
With these two instances being updated in Mists of Pandaria, Anne describes a bucketlist of things to do in the instances before the patch hits.
WoW Insider interviews author Christie Golden, Anne Stickney, WoW Insider, 8/21/12.
I love Golden’s book, so it’s nice to see her answer some general questions as well as talk about Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War.
Because the Old Gods, Garrosh Hellscream, The Warchief’s Command Board, 8/5/12.
I actually want to highlight this blog more than this entry (although hearing about everything’s the fault of the Old Gods is pretty funny too). This blog is almost entirely written from the perspective of Garrosh Hellscream. It’s really great.
Know Your Lore: Nazgrim and Taylor, faces for their factions, Matthew Rossi, WoW Insider, 8/22/12.
An examination of these two character who, apparently, take on bigger roles in Mists of Pandaria. They are the leaders of their factions on the actual battlefield.
Shared Topic: Are you playing in the WoW Beta?, Chris Pearson, Confessions of a Grown-Up Gamer, 8/11/12.
I would have linked this in my Shared Topic post had I been reading his blog. (Sorry, Chris!) Now that I know how great his writing and thoughts on WoW are, I wanted to share this one. Chris beta tests extensively as part of his job, so he doesn’t want to beta test in his personal time. He also wants to be surprised by the finished product. He sums up my thoughts pretty well!
Patch 5.0.4 changes hit and expertise, Matthew Rossi, WoW Insider, 8/21/12.
This could be some good information if you’re one of those sad people who plays tanks or DPS! Wait, and what do I need for PVP? Oh, he didn’t cover that.
Wild Pets of The Jade Forest, Cymre, Bubbles of Mischief, 8/18/12.
Look at that Bucktooth Flapper! I want him so badly!
Discovering OpenRaid, Chris Pearson, Confessions of a Grown-Up Gamer, 8/20/12.
Chris discovers OpenRaid, a site that helps people run cross-realm raids.