On Wednesday, Blizzard co-founder and President Mike Morhaime delivered the opening keynote address at the Austin Game Developers Conference. Called “How to Rule the World (of Warcraft): Ten Lessons”, it was an opportunity for everyone interested in WoW and MMO Gaming, from casual players to developers, to get inside the head of the most succesful gaming executive on the planet.
Most every day the last couple of weeks, players have been taking screen shots of their characters on and off the Public Test Realms, and posting pictures on various websites that show their armor (mostly shoulders on Night Elves) or weapons stretched to different size in the fortchcoming patch.
ActionTrip put together a rundown of the five most popular online game communities this week, and as you can imagine, since we’re talking about it, WoW was in their top five. The other four: Counter-Strike, RuneScape, The Sims, and Halo.
WoW Item Creator is back. We started getting e-mails this week with links to funny fictional game items, like we used to when the original WoW Item Creator was online. It’s back, and the layout of the website is very nice.