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The Queue: Monster {WoW}

Dec 20th 2010 11:08AM Bacon wrapped stuffed Turducken.

WoW Insider's Cataclysm Launch Giveaway: 3 SwagDog $100 coupons {WoW}

Dec 7th 2010 6:55PM So...many...giveaways...

WoW Insider's Cataclysm Launch Giveaway: GeForce GTX 470 graphics card {WoW}

Dec 7th 2010 6:54PM Thankyou sir, may I have another?

The Queue: Day One {WoW}

Dec 7th 2010 2:47PM I'm thinking it was more of a queue with one hand, level with the other, type of queue.

WoW Insider's Cataclysm launch giveaway: BlizzCon 2010 Deathy in-game pet {WoW}

Dec 7th 2010 1:17AM Death will rise from the tide!

WoW Insider's Cataclysm launch giveaway: Landros' Gift Box {WoW}

Dec 6th 2010 4:41PM @Bret

Bah exams here too!

Common luck!!!

J. Allen Brack on Cataclysm: "Each thing appeals to a different type of player" {WoW}

Nov 30th 2010 11:42PM I think you answered your own question in a way. I don't really think there is anything blizzard can do about it. I mean, regardless of what they do, people will find a way to set some bar or fence that separates the "geared" from the "scrubs". Like you mentioned, even if they scrapped ilvls people would just go by like tier ("Must have 3/5+ T15 gear!") or by HP ("Tank must have 150k+, DPS/Heals 90k+!") or what already exists to some extent ("Link achievement!" "Must be 6k+ DPS!").

It's just part of competitive nature to try and find some way to show that I am X amount better then someone else, and most gamers have a hard competitive streak. Might not be compete with others, might just be against themselves. So they'll figure out a way to track their progress and the progress of those around them.

Reader UI of the Week: Kormex's UI {WoW}

Nov 30th 2010 2:56PM My CRT monitors are very happy that this article reminded me they exist!

Personally, I'm more of a fan of spread out then cluttered (I guess compressed would be a better word to use here) but when you're dealing with a lower resolution I guess you do have to make some sacrifices to get the amount of information you want to play with. But Kormex certainly shows that there isn't too much of a sacrifice that needs to be done to obtain that. Just some good thinking and many years of tetris experience.