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Totem Talk: The Future of Totems? {WoW}

Jan 16th 2009 3:36PM Animals, about the size of vanity pets.

Breakfast Topic: How do you tag necropolis mobs? {WoW}

Oct 26th 2008 2:38PM Until I read this post I thought they just spawned randomly. So to whoever summoned the one I tagged on my first attempt - sorry.

Illusionary Tactics: Dartol's Rod of Transformation {WoW}

Aug 16th 2008 4:36AM It lasts for 3 minutes, and the cooldown is less (2 minutes I think)

The Creamy GUI Center: Big bag blowout {WoW}

Jul 6th 2008 6:51PM Cheers for the Baud Manifest tip, just replaced OneBag.

A couple of features you didn't mention:

* Designate a category for auto-selling (great for venfor trash)
* See bank & bags of your other characters.

The state of WoW on Linux {WoW}

Jun 29th 2008 1:29PM Er...

I run wow under hardy and it required no tweaking other than manually setting the desired graphics resolution in wtf.config.

I just copied the entire Warcraft folder from my housemates PC and launched the .exe (after installing WINE of course).

Maybe I made lucky hardware choices. I'd say there's no need for them to release a linux client though. It would require just as much Linux knowledge to get it installed as it would to get WINE installed.

Outdoing WoW at its own game {Massively}

Feb 24th 2008 6:23AM http://www.playfuls.com/news_12072_Guiness_Book_of_World_Records_for_video_games_.html

Take a look down the list of popular games..best sellers? Tetris (in excess of 40m), Mario. Simple games who's mechanics are laid out the first minutes of gameplay... A player could complete the first level and warp straight to the last know exactly what to do....

Now fair enough, your average player didn't put as much time into Tetris as people put into WoW. As popular as Tetris was nobody would pay a tenner a month to keep playing.

The challange for the casual MMO described will be remaing simple at the core while adding new content that's original enough (and with production values high enough to give a sense of value for money) to keep people paying their subscriptions.

But there's no denying that the masses love simplicity, it's what's got my Mum playing Wii Tennis in place of Virtua Tennis 3.

Outdoing WoW at its own game {Massively}

Feb 23rd 2008 8:18AM Did you read the article?

"Now some of you are going to shout that they would never play such a game. Which is totally okay, because you are a gamer and aren't the target audience anyway. The game isn't supposed to be good from a game critic point of view."

Point proved?

Getting what you paid for: Should the endgame be accessible to casuals? {WoW}

Feb 15th 2008 8:46PM This argument never holds water. There's no reason why casual players can't experience most endgame content...we just have to wait longer.

I've still not reached 70, what's the rush?

Hands-on with Ideazon's Zboard gaming keyboard {WoW}

Jan 27th 2008 7:36PM Next time why not have an article comparing the merit's of different keyboards, and proclaim the advertiser the winner.

It'll be a lot less obvious.

Raiding without addons {WoW}

Jan 27th 2008 2:27PM no, you said "Haven't Blizzard already said they are adding a basic threat meter"

It's there for everybody to see mate :)