Skip to Content

WoW Insider has the latest on the Mists of Pandaria!

Posts with tag thunder bluff

My first week as Horde

My first week as Horde
I've been playing World of Warcraft for a very long time. Since it was closed beta, in fact. Back when the game was still brand new, I mean right when the servers first opened up, I played for team red. I was a Horde shaman, and proud to be so. My first shaman was not named Lodur, in fact it was what I thought at the time was the ever clever name of Rum. I played with one of my buddies who named his warrior Coke. We played with a bunch of coworkers and friends from college until partway through Classic WoW when they either got promoted at work, graduated or stopped playing. Some of our group though decided to move to another server and see how things were going on the Alliance side of things.

Off to Zul'jin we went, and with moving servers and factions in a time before server transfers or faction swaps were around, came a new toon. Abigail, the night elf hunter was born. She's traveled servers, and been race changed multiple times since she was born. I finished Classic WoW on her raiding with friends all the way through the original Naxxramas. I still gave a lot of love to Rum though, and even found time to run him through Ahn'Qiraj 40. When Burning Crusade released, though, Rum fell to the wayside as Lodur was born over with my Alliance family. I hadn't returned to horde except for a brief tour with the Choose My Adventure here on the site, that was until this past week when I server and faction changed my long time hunter over to play Horde side again with friends.

Read more →

Around Azeroth: Thunder Bluff in the afternoon


Brig of Lethon sends in this incredible shot of Thunder Bluff in Mulgore, framed by bright blue sky and verdant green grass. In fact, I can't recall Thunder Bluff ever looking so beautiful and pristine. Is this a doctored shot or is Brig's video card just that much cooler than mine? At any rate, Thunder Bluff haloed in the sunlight like this is incredible to look at.

Do you have a unique shot of Azeroth or Outland that you'd like to show off to the rest of the world? Tell us about it by e-mailing aroundazeroth@gmail.com! Or perhaps you'd just like to see more of your pics from Around Azeroth.

Filed under: Screenshots, Around Azeroth

Postcards from Thunder Bluff


After his recent tour of the Undercity, our friend Gweedo decided to continue with a nice trip to Thunder Bluff. Now, I would personally presume Thunder Bluff to be quite safe from alliance incursion -- it lies atop a high bluff (unsurprisingly) and can only be accessed by elevators carrying you up, with guards above and below. (Heck, of course you can sneak into the Undercity -- it has a back door and everything.) But it seems that Thunder Bluff's finest aren't particularly observant, as Gweedo had no trouble infiltrating the city. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your perspective) Cairne Bloodhoof seems to have a more secure setup, being that he's mostly blocking the doorway into his tent -- but a single death later, and Gweedo was able to resurrect directly behind him for another attempt. I'm guessing the assassination attempt went poorly, involving more dead dwarves than dead tauren -- but there's only so much a single dwarf can do.

And when will we see postcards from Orgrimmar? Hard to say, as Thrall apparently has excellent stealth detection.

Filed under: Rogue

Around Azeroth: Welcome to Thunder Bluff


Reader Syrich sends in this excellent shot of Thunder Bluff. (As sprawled as it is on its plateaus, it's rare to see a good shot of the whole city.) The city is quite the sight nestled between plains of green grass below and a brilliant, star-flecked sky above.

Do you have a unique shot of Azeroth or Outland that you'd like to show off to the rest of the world? Tell us about it by e-mailing aroundazeroth@gmail.com! You can attach a picture file or send us a link to one -- and don't worry about formatting, we'll take care of that part.

See more of your pics from Around Azeroth.


Filed under: Screenshots, Around Azeroth

WoW Insider Show 

Subscribe via  iTunes for our latest show.

Hot Topics


 

Upcoming Events


Around Azeroth

Around Azeroth

Featured Galleries

It came from the Blog: Occupy Orgrimmar
Midsummer Flamefest 2013
Running of the Orphans 2013
World of Warcraft Tattoos
HearthStone Sample Cards
HearthStone Concept Art
Yaks
It came from the Blog: Lunar Lunacy 2013
Art of Blizzard Gallery Opening

 

Categories