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In Defense of Pandora…er Pandarea

Posted by admin on Wednesday Oct 26, 2011.
10.26.11
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I’m gonna warn you: that this blog post will contain terribly crafted (yet clever) puns. If you hate these, please read on.

 

At Blizzcon, Blizzard announced their latest WoW expansion: World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. Nearly everyone in the WoW community was surprised by the decision to pursue this direction with the Lore, causing pandemonium in trade chat realms everywhere!

 

The Pandaren Empire started as an April Fool’s day joke in Warcraft III in 2002 with Blizzard creating an entire lore storyline complete with artwork and lore surrounding the Empire, “Blizzard is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Warcraft universe: the mighty Pandaren Empire. The pandaren, driven from their tranquil lands by the marauding centaurs, fight ceaselessly to find a new homeland amongst the warring civilizations of southern Kalimdor.”

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Guild Wars 2: You Don’t Need A Monthly...

Posted by Christian "Wolfkill-Shepard" Spring on Friday Jul 15, 2011.
7.15.11
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     The production of Guild Wars 2 is underway and with each update on its progress it looks spectacular and exciting to everyone, RPG fans and MMO fans alike. Guild Wars is known for changing the way MMO's were played and now Guild wars 2 promises to destroy the foundation of the old game and completely change it with all sorts of beautiful and wonderful elements.

 

     The story of Guild Wars 2 takes place 250 years after the first one, ancient dragons are terrorizing all races and wreaking havoc on the world. The story creates this core theme of all these nations and races working together to prevent a massive catastrophe and in this bring races that were once enemies together.  Read More…

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Age of Conan Goes Free to Play

Posted by Christian "Wolfkill-Shepard" Spring on Friday Jul 1, 2011.
7.1.11
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Funcom’s Age of Conan MMO went free to play today. There is a premium subscription that players who subscribe will have access to extra content that free to play users don’t.

 

Players will be able to explore, quest, and fight with no purchase and there is no subscription required to maintain access. If players want to avoid the monthly subscription they can buy the zones from an online store. On gamerDNA, Age of Conan has 8,267 players and is #28. [IGN PC via Funcom]