Guest article by Chance
Warlords of Draenor is the latest installment of content coming to the World of Warcraft. Having set foot in the beta and taken stock of the onslaught of changes, the design goal of the expansion appears to be a heavy revamp aimed at revitalizing interest for players new and old alike.
I’ll try to cover the basic plot of the latest expansion before I continue on to a more comprehensive listing of features you can expect. Admittedly, we all know that a story in an MMORPG is basically a paper-thin justification for thrashing our way to more loot, but the direction they’re taking this time piqued my interest.
Where did the latest expansion, Mists of Pandaria, leave off? With the defeat of the much hated, both lore-wise and by the players themselves, Garrosh Hellscream. Rather than take off on a new tack with this expansion, Warlords of Draenor seeks to continue the story of Garrosh and take him in a direction somewhat new and somewhat familiar to his previous ambitions.
Predictably, leaving Garrosh alive following his defeat was a mistake. To the surprise of no one, Garrosh escapes. To the surprise of most I would imagine, he does so with the aid of his time-travelling dragon friends.
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