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In case you missed it, we put together the highlights from the Q&A and were nice enough to sort them for you . Keep in mind this is not the full transcript, but it does cover roughly 90% of the material presented.
Your Blizzard crew:
- Desvin: Brian Holinka; Senior Designer, PvP
- Fargo: Dave Kosak; Lead Quest Designer
- Ghostcrawler: Greg Street; Lead Systems Designer
- Watcher: Ion Hazzikostas; Lead Encounter Designer
- Mumper: Cory Stockton; Lead Content Designer
- 1 Arenas
- 2 Battlegrounds
- 3 Crowd control
- 4 CRZ
- 5 Item levels
- 6 Item upgrading
- 7 Lore
- 8 LFR
- 9 Pet Battle System
- 10 Phasing
- 11 Playable races
- 12 Professions
- 13 Quests
- 14 Scenarios
- 15 Seasonal events
- 16 Server population
- 17 Tabards
- 18 UI
- 19 Miscellaneous
- Is there a possibility of Arenas going cross realm?
- Will there be any spectator mo…
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Good people of Azeroth, lend me your eyes!
We'll be hosting a live World of Warcraft developer Q&A open to the community on Thursday, April 25 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. PDT. Designers Dave Kosak, Ion Hazzikostas, Brian Holinka, Cory Stockton, and Greg Street will be available to field your questions about Mists of Pandaria gameplay and design, patch 5.2 and beyond. This will be a moderated chat on the Cover it Live platform hosted on the front page of our official site. Community managers Bashiok, Crithto, Daxxarri, Rygarius, and I will be there to filter your submissions for the developers.
We receive thousands of questions each time we host these events, so please be patient with us and bear in mind that we won't get to every…Read more >
Blizzard Entertainment released their newest endeavor recently at PAX East: Hearthstone, the free-to-play online card game!
Players will be able to battle head to head against the AI, random opponents, or even their Battle.net friends. A variety of heroes can be chosen, from to , all corresponding with the players' favorite classes. Pair your heroes with devastating abilities, terrible weapons, and fearsome minions to dominate the gameboard - boards emulating the appearance of Orgrimmar or Stormwind!
A handful of game modes will allow players to learn at their own pace, challenge friends and foes, and delve into the practice of deck-building. Additional decks and cards can be acquired via these modes, through achievements, and even visiting…
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Yes, today marks the release of Patch 5.2.0, The Thunder King. A whole lot of new changes and additions have come down the line, so here's a list of Blizzard links that showcase all the great, recently added content!Read more >
Wikia doesn't seem to be asking for holiday cards from it's wikis this year, but I updated the one from last year for 2012. Enjoy!Read more >
Happy holidays from Blizzard Entertainment! Featuring a pandaren using his brew to bring together a dwarf and orc, as only those from Pandaria can! Also features autographs from the Blizz team. Enjoy!
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From the halls of Blizzard:
Now up for adoption in the Pet Store: the Cinder Kitten, a fiery little feline looking for a home to warm. Adopt this adorable rascal, and you’ll help bring relief to the victims of Superstorm Sandy in the process.
From now until December 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. PST, 100% of the $10 USD/10€ (9£) adoption fee will be donated to the American Red Cross's Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. This support will enable the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support, and other assistance to victims of this disaster.
Visit the Pet Store to adopt a Cinder Kitten: North America, Europe
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In preparation of the upcoming release of the newest Middle Earth movie (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Wikia has come up with a way for interested sites to show their enthusiasm and possibly reap some Hobbit-related rewards.
Sites do not need to be related to the Lord of the Rings in any way; the only stipulation is that their content has to tie in to the fantasy genre. WoWWiki overwhelmingly fits that bill.
Here's the info in a nutshell, though be sure to check out the full blog post on Community Central:
1) If interested, a graphic and badge will appear on the main page (only)
2) "The Fantasy Fellowship will also serve as a vehicle for delivering exclusive Hobbit-related content (we’re talking goodies from the movie, games, merchandise…
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, , and are content with staying at Stormstout Brewery now that we helped clear out a bit of the riffraff and secured Thirsty Alley. As we mentioned before, it seems we're just in time in returning things to normal, for an has come all the way from Stoneplow for . We don't quite have a clue what we might be facing as we head down the western road, but as we make our way further from the Alley and Brewery, the surroundings become a bit more wild. Mushan graze in giant packs off to the south, while wolves prowl the grasses and trees to the north.
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