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The Queue: I have seen worlds bathed in the Maker's flames

Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Matthew Rossi did not sleep last night, what with it being a whole new year and all. Exciting!

Man, there's just something about the Algalon fight. Even years later, going back to Ulduar, I just have to go fight Algalon. Maybe it's the fact that lore-wise it's the most significant event of Wrath of the Lich King - you literally save the entire planet from destruction here, at the culmination of a series of events that begins when you start questing in the Storm Peaks, leading through both five mans and over Loken's dead body - or maybe it's that trippy opening phase when everything goes laser Floyd, but I love the Algalon fight.

I. Have. Felt. Nothing. Man, that still gives me chills when he says it.

Let's rock on with your questions.

Nocjin says:
Admiral Rogers needs to come back. Ideally in the form of her on the Skyfire heading towards Lordaeron.


I find myself wondering if Sky Admiral Rogers is upset about the whole "Let Orgrimmar continue existing, let Garrosh live to stand trial, oops we lost him" thing. It'd be nice to see her leading the Alliance forces that storm the Iron Horde's bulwarks and take the fight to them. I'd like to see a big Alliance gunship base somewhere in the skies of Draenor raining death on the Iron Horde at some point. And it can finally drop that ridiculously huge bomb on something.
Ezran asks:
Q for the Q: Have we gotten any word on whether or not up-right orcs will be a thing or not? I haven't seen any news on the topic in awhile.


There hasn't really been any news lately. I'm going to suggest that if you're dying to know about new models, you keep an eye on Senior Art Director Chris G. Robinson's tumblr and twitter. He answers a lot of people's character model questions and he's very accessible.

JeffLaBowski says:
I'd like to see more of Mishka's story told. She is a draenei, possibly a rogue (shush) and a combat medic. Once Koltira is fully drained of information, (and possibly stamina) I would like to hear what he's been up to. That is if he is still alive. Other than that, maybe Mylune. Aggra is not a bad choice, but I don't see Blizzard actually writing her in as more than Thrall's baby momma.


I don't care about any of the characters you mentioned except Mishka, who is awesome, clearly is a draenei rogue (anyone who thinks hooves can't be quiet has never sat in a bush with a bow only to have a deer walk up behind them and start eating their hat - which is how I found out I didn't want to be a hunter IRL) and has an awesome pair of goggles, which actually do something I'm sure.

How come she's a medic? Why doesn't she use the Light to heal people? How'd she learn stealth? Does she have Shadowmeld like the original draenei from WCIII did? I'm keen to find out.

TouphiL.Touphi asks:
If Tempest Keep is a dimension hopping ship, and WoD is Not Time Travel (TM) but Another Timeline, does that mean TK could travel to WoD's Draenor since it's a different dimension/timeline?


Funny story - I wrote a KYL about this, and I hope you like it here it goes.

87 billion comments about a WoW Insider/WoW musical later:

Y'all are killing me. Seriously, you're just killing me. And not one suggestion of a song called "It's a Karabor" sung to the tune of Sabotage by the Beastie Boys? Not one? Listen, all y'all, it's a Karabor. I can't stand it, I know you planned it, Horde war machine take our holy place, I can't see nothing but smoke in the air, I can't despair, cause I can't do nothing but stand and fight, do what's right, listen all y'all, it's a Karabor.

Mic drop.

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