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WoW Insider's Cataclysm Launch Giveaway: GeForce GTX 460 graphics card {WoW}

Dec 7th 2010 1:23PM That's going towards my new custom supa sexy pc.

Warriors gain super buffed Titan's Grip and passive Mortal Strike {WoW}

Aug 22nd 2008 12:35AM I'm not sure if the talent calculator at is right or not, but am I the only one that noticed that they unlinked Enrage from Flurry!!???

Build Shop: Warrior 17/44 {WoW}

Mar 12th 2008 4:49PM Khanster:

I was quoting the author.... sheesh.

In any case, Epoc sums up the confusion nicely.

Build Shop: Warrior 17/44 {WoW}

Mar 12th 2008 1:47PM Improved Berserker Stance (5/5) - Increases attack power by 10%

"Taking this talent means it's generally more beneficial to stack attack power rather then strength"

I'm not sure I agree with you on that point. Much theorycrafting and testing ( shows its better to stack strength when you can as attack power does not scale with buffs such as Blessing of Kings. But I guess that's just nitpicking- solid build, though.

The great Panda debate {WoW}

Mar 10th 2008 10:07AM Interesting topic.

I must have seen hundreds of posts in the General and Wrath of the Lich King official forums regarding the inclusion of Panderans as a new race. It might even be a weekly demand.

But like you said, the prominent rebuttal as to why Panderans cannot be a part of WoW is because of the potential Chinese law forbidding the killing of pandas in video games. The large amount of Asian WoW subscribers, including “mainland China, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.” which add up to approximately 5.5 million, according to Blizzard's last press release ( indicates that the gaming population of China, at least, has considerable weight when it comes to the sales of the original WoW and its expansion, The Burning Crusade, as well as monthly subscriptions.

My point is that a possible ban by the Chinese government of the game could very well impact Blizzard’s profits. It is definitely safer for the company to avoid such a scenario and save the headache of adding different skins for the different regions of the world that play WoW. It might even anger the player base of many of these people if they do go ahead and do it. What if a large portion of North American gamers, for example, cried out in dismay when it turned out that the Naga race looked and moved better than the Panderan one?

Not all the people who posted in the official forums, or even in the comments section for WoW Insider advocated having the Panderans as a new race. I even remember seeing several posters that were disgusted at a “cute” race being added. But, that’s probably not a strong point, as many people didn’t like the new races added in the BC and subscriptions were still on the rise.

Though, having the Panderans would be amazing, in my opinion, especially as it brings the possibility of having the Brewmaster as a new Class, too. It will be interesting to see what Wrath of The Lich King and the following expansions will offer besides what they told us.

Breakfast Topic: Can gear be too ugly? {WoW}

Feb 18th 2008 3:55PM dammit... stupid link thing... internet noOb

Breakfast Topic: Can gear be too ugly? {WoW}

Feb 18th 2008 3:50PM The single most disgusting piece of gear I have ever come across is the crafted green iron hauberk \124cff0070dd\124Hitem:3844:0:0:0:0:0:0:0\124h[Green Iron Hauberk]\124h\124r");

made my warrior look like a slimy bug >.

PTR Notes: Miscellaneous changes {WoW}

Feb 15th 2008 12:30AM Empyrean Tortoise: Seems like a nice upgrade to the pocket watch, or maybe just something to switch between... I'm curious whether or not they will share a cooldown.

Regal Nightseye: Should add some nice variety to my tank gemming... though I dunno if I'll grab that one instead of the Def + Stam one.

Go go warrior updates!!! We need some attention!

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 21st 2007 2:08AM Me speasks the tuarahe.

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 19th 2007 2:16AM Me speaks teh tuarahe