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A Look at Hearthstone, What’s it About?

Some of you may have heard about the new Blizzard card game “Hearthstone.” I kind of forgot about it until a few days ago when I ran into this video that shows some of the deck building and a few online games. It looks really great so far. I’m hoping I can get a beta key soon so I can start streaming it on twitch, but until then there’s videos like this and other streamers. Here’s a great video overview of the game by TotalBiscuit. Deck Contruction WoW Insider has a page up on Hearthstone deck contruction: Creating decks in…

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Posted in Mists of Pandaria WoW, Official Pages

Mists of Pandaria Cinematic Trailer

The Powers That Be (Blizzard) have unleashed the Official Trailer for Mists of Pandaria. I think it’s pretty cool and, by Hellscream’s knuckles, I wish the in-game characters looked that good. Patch 5.3 maybe? So what’s your take?

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Posted in WoW, Official Pages

Blizzard was Hacked, Security Update

Some of Blizzards servers were broken into. Blizzard has issued a press release. Here it is, in full, links have been removed. See the source pages for Bliz links. Credit cards and other important data do not seem to have been compromised. Players and Friends, Even when you are in the business of fun, not every week ends up being fun. This week, our security team found an unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network here at Blizzard. We quickly took steps to close off this access and began working with law enforcement and security experts to investigate what…

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The Launch of Diablo 3

I’m fairly certain almost everyone knows that the successor to a famous, perhaps even legendary, game was released just a few days ago. While I admit that this post has next to nothing to do with World of Warcraft, it is another game by the same developer and therefore I figured it reasonable to post some of my thoughts on this game and perhaps even recommend it to you assuming you haven’t purchased the game already. As I mentioned above, Diablo 3 has incredibly high expectations to fulfill given the success of its predecessor, expectations which it fulfills to varying…

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So You Think You Can Write?

Can you write well enough to impress Blizzard? The idea is that you put all you buffs on (Mtn. Dew, Pizza, etc.) and find a cozy, quiet dungeon where you can be undisturbed. For awhile. What you would be doing is writing epic prose that will be submitted to Blizzard for consideration in their writing contest. Can you write well enough to impress them? These are the rules and while it’s too late for 2011, save that page and enter for 2012. There’s no reason that you can’t start your efforts  now. Who knows? It might be the start of your path to…

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