Professions Swop and Game Update


Last week I talked about how the great Blood of Sargeras Controversy of 2016 was creating an issue for World of Warcraft players who had two crafting professions on one character. I resolved to re-professionise (totally a word I just made up) 3 of my alts.  Inscription is really one of the …


A Player who hates FPS games, falls in love with Overwatch


Overwatch Back when I was at university, the game Quake was the thing.  My brother worked at a small IT company, and I would often go with him to the office to play LAN games with him and his colleagues. Yes, I realise how much this paragraph dates me! Insert analogy about wine increasing in …


Suggestions for improvement on the PTR

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I have suggestions for improvement on the PTR, because I want to help improve everyones’ game play experience. The importance of PTR, for me, is optimising how I am going to face the coming content, and if I am able to contribute to the game in any way, however small …


Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.1


Warlords of  Draenor Patch 6.1 will be the first content update since the release of the expansion (13th November 2014), and although we don’t have a release date yet for the patch – testing is available right now through the PTR (Public Test Realm). There is a new loading screen!   …


Garrison Planner Update


Beautiful stark region of Gorgrond. It’s been just over 3.5 weeks since the launch of Warlords and as expected Garrisons continue to enthrall me (see what I did there) as much as they did when first announced at Blizzcon in 2013. I made pre-Warlords release plans, with this garrison planner, but …


Mounts in Warlords of Draenor


Mounts in Warlords of Draenor look amazing! I’ve only recently begun making a concerted effort to add to my stable of mounts, so to see all that is coming in Warlords of Draenor – I’m so excited about some of them in particular. Each new mount brings us closer to …


Weekend WoW Round Up: Not long to go now!


Weekend Wow round up and another look at the sheer beauty of Draenor. Pull up a chair and have a nerdsquee with me. Apologies for the slightly ham-fisted camera angles etc I wasn’t intending to actually blog this one, but turns out my other ‘footage’ wasn’t saved. Let’s just say …


10 Years 10 Questions


Alternative Chat is doing a project where in honour of the 10th Anniversary of World of Warcraft, she is asking players from around the world to answer 10 questions about their experience of the game. People are free to email, blog, podcast, video or fill in their answers online directly. I’m really …


World of Warcraft is turning 10 this year


World of Warcraft is turning 10 this year. TEN. I’ll let that sink in for a moment. It would not be inaccurate to say that this amazing MMORPG has dominated the industry from early on, and remains the leader in the genre still. Countless other MMORPG’s have been touted as …