Big News Of The WeekEdit
The Blizzcon 2007 Forums Have Gone LiveEdit
And it is already overrun with trolls. But if you are strong-willed and want to discuss the event with other Blizzcon adherents, there is no better place.
Rumors and ScuttlebuttEdit
The Second Arena Season Beings on June 19thEdit
We’ve got new rewards, new ratings, and 50 new ways to leave your lover! According to Blizzard rep Drysc:
“All of the current items will see new versions for season 2, with some new additions. The new honor rewards will be new versions of the epic items (boot, belt, bracer). A new back-slot item won’t be added, but a new ring will be available. The arena set items are always intended to match their equivalent tier sets in appearance to easily link them through visual recognition to their PvE counterparts. Arena season 1 item cost reduction will be about 15%. There are more healing-centric items planned for season 2.”
Spam Be Gone! OK – More Gone, Please!Edit
The new “report spam” feature is getting slightly changed (Eyonix):
“The new spam-reporting feature has been updated so that you can now report members inside your group or raid. This will allow players who are invited to groups created for purposes of spam to report the abuse appropriately. To report this type of spam, simply right-click on the player’s name in the chat interface, and choosing the “Report Spam” option. Once you have selected this option, a dialogue box will open to confirm that you wish to report the target player, and your report will be sent once you confirm your choice.”
Blizzard To Combine The Two Smallest PvP BattlegroupsEdit
The Cataclysm and Frenzy battlegroups will be combined sometime within the next month. Players on the Auchindoun, Azuremyst, Blood Furnace, Coilfang, Shattered Halls, Underbog, Area 52, Blade’s Edge, Exodar, Terokkar, Scryers, Velen and Zangarmarsh realms can expect shorter queues, more balanced competition and faster progression to phat PvP loots!
Drop Of The WeekEdit
25 Things You Didn’t Know About WoWEdit
The folks at WanderingGoblin.com went to the Blizzard WorldWide Invitational in South Korea, and filed a very interesting report on their blog. It’s not really 25 things, there are more like 10 different items listed, and you probably do already know many of the bullet points. But there are some gems in there, such as:
“A good number of the English-speaking EU servers have evolved into… unofficial Czech servers or Polish servers.”