BlizzCon 2017 - WoW Battle for Azeroth Interview Roundup - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:49:09 -0600 BlizzCon 2017 allowed many members of the community to interview the WoW Development team. We've covered several interviews over the past week but there are many more interviews to watch or listen to. This post will highlight all the WoW Interviews that we could find.
Perculia's Interview with Patrick Dawson and Chris Robinson
Raider.IO New TESPA Great Collegiate Dungeon Race Features - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 18:39:14 -0600 The TESPA Great Collegiate Dungeon Race continues today, with the finals taking place tomorrow starting at 2:00 PM PDT on Warcraft's Twitch channel. Similar to the Mythic Dungeon Invitational, Raider.io now has a new section of their website dedicated to the TESPA Collegiate Dungeon Race.
With this update, you'll be able to see the completed brackets for each series this weekend, group composition, VoDs for each series, per-boss splits for each broadcasted match and more!
Honorbuddy To Be Discontinued - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:27:00 -0600 TheBuddyForum has now announced that they will be discontinuing Honorbuddy, as of today. Many recent ban waves have occurred for Terms of Service violations which likely included Honorbuddy.
Here is a portion of their announcement on the forums.
The following will be sad news, but this is the result of a six years long legal dispute that recently turned into a battlefield for hackers on Blizzard's side.
Wowhead Weekly #137 - All About BlizzCon 2017 - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:47:36 -0600 Wowhead Weekly #137 was all about BlizzCon 2017! In this special extended show, we recap all of the convention announcements and Wowhead's coverage.
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If you're new to this series or want to re-visit past posts, you can check out the previous articles right here on wowhead.com
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Highmountain Tauren are a Horde Allied Race. The characteristics that separate them from regular Mulgore Taurens are customizable. Tribal Painting on their fur and face, carved tribal markings on their horns as well moose horn variations. If the Dressing Room does not load, please clear cache.
Island expeditions are a new form of content added in Battle for Azeroth, a 3v3 scenario-esque content, with high replayability. Face off AI or even other players in the search for Azerite and treasures. Learn more in our Islands Expedition Overview.
Antoran High Command Antorus Raid Preview with FatbossTV - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:40:53 -0600 Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens on November 28th. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
The Antoran High Command (Admiral Svirax, Chief Engineer Ishkar, General Erodus) is about dodging mines, avoiding Bladestorm, and making good use of Control Pods activated throughout fight.
Battle for Azeroth: Vol'jin's Story Continues - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:13:27 -0600 Vol'jin was the former Warchief of the Horde and leader of the Darkspear trolls. However, during the pre-expansion questline, Vol'jin was poisoned and perished from it. At BlizzCon 2017, Battle for Azeroth was announced and it seems that Vol'jin's story isn't over just yet.
What's Next Panel
In the WoW What's Next Panel at BlizzCon 2017, it was revealed that we'll be exploring Vol'jin's story, even though he's currently in an urn.
Shadow Plush Released Today - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:44:55 -0600 During Blizzcon 2017 Opening Ceremony right after the announcement of the Warcraft Classic servers and right before the announcement for Battle for Azeroth, it was revealed just how much the community can band together in order to raise money for a good cause with the release of Shadow, the light and void-shifting fox pet that was released early for the Disaster Relief Fund. It was also announced that he will be coming to life in plush form for pet and plush lovers alike to take home.
BlizzCon 2017 Arena World Championship Recap - Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:24:44 -0600 The 10th Arena World Championship was held at BlizzCon once again this year. Four teams from Europe, four teams from North America, one team from Latin America, one team from Asia Pacific and two teams from China earned their place to compete at the tournament. The Group Stage began during Opening Week, which was held at Blizzard Arena. The remainder of the Group Stage and the Finals were held on the dedicated World of Warcraft esports stage at BlizzCon in Anaheim, California.
Lightforged Draenei are an Alliance Allied Race. They have special hair colors, new hair styles, golden tattoos, skin colors, and features. In the future, there will also be tattoo customization and runes. If the Dressing Room does not load, please clear cache.
Season 6 and Antorus Raid Release Schedule - November 28th - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:18:19 -0600 Blizzard has officially announced the full Antorus Raid Release Schedule! During the BlizzCon afterparty festivities, it was revealed that Antorus opens on November 28th, but it's nice to have the full schedule and official announcement, with Normal and Heroic Antorus opening on November 28th.
Edit: Blizzard updated their post to reflect Season 6 also begins on November 28th! The Season 5 Gladiator reward will be Fierce Gladiator's Storm Dragon.
WoW Classic Servers: Jeff Kaplan's Thoughts and Blizzard Hiring - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:47:39 -0600 Blizzard announced classic servers are in development at BlizzCon 2017. Today we have some more news about them--hiring has opened up on Blizzard's site, and Jeff Kaplan, former Game Director for WoW, weighs in on what made classic great.
Jeff Kaplan on Classic WoW
The r/overwatch team interviewed Jeff Kaplan, who is currently the Game Director for Overwatch but previously served as a quest designer and then Game Director for World of Warcraft.
Battle for Azeroth: Stormwind and Orgrimmar Changes - Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:20:20 -0600 Stormwind and Orgrimmar changed during the Cataclysm and in World of Warcraft's next expansion, Battle for Azeroth, it seems that these capital cities may undergo some minor changes with new buildings. RedShirtGuy found two new buildings, one in each capital city in the Battle for Azeroth demo at BlizzCon 2017.
Possible Spoiler Warning
Credit to RedShirtGuy's writeup on Blizzplanet for noticing the changes and summarizing all the information.
BlizzCon 2017 Coverage Recap - Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:21:19 -0600 BlizzCon 2017 is now over and many exciting announcements came out of the event. World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, World of Warcraft: Vanilla, Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catcombs, Heroes of the Storm: Dragons of the Nexus and Overwatch: Blizzardworld and Moira were all announced at BlizzCon 2017. This post will recap of all the events at BlizzCon 2017.
BlizzCon 2017 Contest
Every comment you leave on any BlizzCon 2017 post is entering you to win prizes like a Big Blizzard Bear.