Big News of the WeekEdit
The Winged Guardian has left the building! Or maybe entered it? When you take to the skies astride a blazing, eagle-winged lion, your comrades will know you mean business. Serious business. So saddle up, because this flying mount will travel as fast as your riding skill will take you, and it can even travel at 310% speed if you have at least one other 310% speed mount. Benefit Dinner is totally sold out. “Tickets to the BlizzCon Benefit Dinner are now sold out.
Goblins murdered by Nerf gun…blizzard suspected in the crime. The goblin racial Best Deal Anywhere will now only work with vendors you have reputation with and won’t stack with exalted guild reputation dealing with guild vendors. All players now have a ROAR sound if they /roar in the game. Best news ever? Battleground Q’s got slapped with nerfy McNerf Nerf.
Rumors & ScuttlebutEdit
The talented Mr. Talent Trees! “Regarding the state of cata talent trees, Blizzard says, “You may have noticed we changed class talent trees for Cataclysm. We changed not just the trees themselves, as you might expect for an expansion, but the entire structure of the trees and the way you choose talents. Now that the Cataclysm model has been in play for several months, the team has been discussing what we like and don’t like about it, and I thought that might be of interest to some of you. As always with this series, this is design rumination, not a list of upcoming changes.”
Need roll makes items soulbound in Patch 4.2. Anti Ninja Loot System. I think what you want is a system that keeps people from rolling on the gear you want because you don’t believe they deserve it to the same degree you do. There are already restrictions in place that keep people from rolling on items they can’t use. We don’t want to begin restricting what people can roll on based on current spec, because that’s not a black or white situation, which is how the system would need to be set up to work how you’d like. New pets abound! Dills talks about all the new pets we get to tame!
Drop of the WeekEdit
Digital Manga App Launches With Free Warcraft: Legends! Blizzard Entertainment is proud to announce our digital manga partnership with Cryptozoic Entertainment. Players can now enjoy reading manga set in the rich fiction of our game universes from the convenience of their mobile devices. To commemorate the occasion, readers have the opportunity to download Warcraft: Legends Vol. 1 for free via the Cryptozoic Comics App until June 2. Visit the Cryptozoic website for more information and be sure to check the Cryptozoic Comics App regularly for new books and specials as they become available.