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Merry Christmas to All...
2009/12/25 at 4:22 PM
...and to all a good lizard.
I thought the forum regulars might be happy to know that this year, my wife got me the sweatshirt pictured at the right for Christmas.
I hope your celebrations are just as good. :)
For those of you who are unfamiliar with our own little miniature Wowhead meme: it began
Happy Holidays from Wowhead!
2009/12/23 at 6:55 PM
As a way of thanking you all for your awesome contributions, our very own Grand Master Artist
has created a little
for you. You know, since all the new cool features weren't enough of a present. ;)
Featuring, from left to right:
The image is available in many popular resolutions so you can download whichever one best suits your needs.
Happy Holidays From Blizzard
2009/12/23 at 6:52 PM
With the Holidays upon us Blizzard has released a
based on the artwork featured on this year's Blizzard holiday card. It is a beautifully done piece of art done by Samwise featuring a rocket ship being flown by an orc,
Heavy Murloc Egg
surfing on the side and a
hanging onto the back.
You can download it here:
6th Battlecry Mosaic Tile Unlocked!
2009/12/23 at 6:50 PM
Yet again another tile for the Warcraft Battlecry Mosaic, which you have seen us post about recently
, has been unlocked. The picture count reached
today, along with the tile that was unlocked a new piece of art was also made available -- this time, it's a
out of the White Wolf RPG Book (Alliance Player's Guide) that depicts a steadfast night elf druid standing proud.
There are still
pictures that need to be gathered before the mosaic can be completed. So why don't you head over to the official
site and submit a picture?
New Feature: Completion Tracker (Beta)
2009/12/23 at 1:23 AM
(Feb 9, 2010): Several changes includingsupport for character titles!
Wowhead's latest feature has just entered beta: the
You can now use the
, in conjunction with the
, to keep track of a ton of handy new data, including:
You can track all this info, show off how much you've completed, see what you're missing, and even link people to your recipe lists! We thought you'd like to play with this new toy, so
let us know what you think
For more info on how it all goes down, join us after the break!
Share Links on the Blog!
2009/12/22 at 8:09 PM
Christmas is coming a few days early this year—check out all the goodies you get!
links to the blog! You can now share stories from the Wowhead Blog with your friends on any social networking or news-sharing site you wish, just with a simple click!
The default menu has links to
—but if your site of choice isn't mentioned there, you can always use the More button for an handy, searchable list that's too long to mention here.
Why don't you try it out to share some of the cool features we're releasing today? :)
Updated Site Navigation!
2009/12/22 at 8:02 PM
In your effort to navigate here, you may have noticed that Wowhead has made some tweaks and updates to our
We've consolidated a few items, added a few new ones, and moved some things around. Don't panic! Here's a run-down of where everything is:
– All of the database information is right where you left it. We also now have a link there to the
page, so you can automatically see a quick list of all the new items in each patch. Menu items have been reordered by relevance/popularity. Additionally, we made the "Random Page" button directly available from any database-related page so you can click it repeatedly for hours of fun.
– This tab now contains the
, as well as old standbys like the
Hunter Pet Calculator
. We've also added a section for written content, including the
pages (which are always the handiest patch notes because they're full of Wowhead links :D),
Wowhead on Facebook!
2009/12/21 at 6:07 PM
We wanted to wait a little while before we announced this, to make sure we had secured the custom URL, but it is now official: You can now find Wowhead on
Now you have another way of getting directly in touch with the staff. You can post on our
, check out
we've posted, we might even have a
Plus, we'll be using Facebook to post
of our upcoming features! You never know what you might find, so come and meet us there!
New Database Page: World Events!
2009/12/21 at 6:01 PM
Here at Wowhead the developers are working hard in order to release the new features you folks have been waiting for, and today we have a new feature on the database to show you all: the World Events page!
Each World Event page is like any other database page. It contains any and all data—i.e. items, achievements, quests, or titles—pertaining to the event (where applicable), and a place to leave comments as well as submitting screenshots. You can also
for world events.
In the Quick Facts box, you'll find information on how long the event will be running and a link to Wowhead's guide to the event (usually written by
The entire World Events page is divided up into four sections for ease of use:
As we go, we'll be adding articles at the top for the individual world events. Aside from that, the only things missing are
, so now's your chance to get going! Feel free to also leave any comments about this
5th Battlecry Mosaic Tile Unlocked!
2009/12/18 at 10:40 PM
Yes! Another tile has been unlocked for the
Warcraft Battlecry Mosaic
, which you saw us post about
at the beginning of this week. The picture count reached
which unlocks the new tile but also unlocked a piece of art -- this time, it's a piece done by Samwise which depicts the gathering of the tribes as seen on the cover of the Warcraft RPG book "Manual of Monsters".
We've already reached 1/4 of the way there, but we still have
pictures to go. So why don't you head over to the official
site and submit a picture?
Q&A With Tom Chilton at Champions' Carnival in Taiwan
2009/12/18 at 9:14 PM
Tom "Kalgan" Chilton, the Lead Game Designer for World of Warcraft, was in attendance at the recent
While he was there he had a
with players at the event and some of the questions covered current and future armour tiers to the future of arenas and even a little about Cataclysm.
Read on after the break for the full Q&A.
Algalon vs. Arthas?
2009/12/18 at 7:32 PM
You know, I've long since glossed over the concerns of various power levels of bosses in WoW. The fact that
somebody caught in the hills of Northrend can kick the butt of
stopped bothering me a long time ago, so I don't think that's the problem I have with the placement of the
So, with the fight with Arthas finally on the horizon, I've been thinking a lot about the road leading up to it: specifically Ulduar, and the fight with Algalon the Observer, and something about it just rings false with me.
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