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Warlords of Draenor – The Project Manager’s Addiction

Every WoW expansion pack that has been released over the past few years was shipped with its own personality.  Over the classic “vanilla” build of the game, Burning Crusade was markedly more difficult but had a lot of good content on your way to…

Gear and the Value of Time in World of Warcraft [tf charts]

I’ve got part III of my Windows 8 series pretty much buttoned up, but figured I’d get this in before I get to my final thoughts on the OS. Today I logged into World of Warcraft after a long while, and…

83. World of Warcraft and Add-ons: the Fall of a Purist

[Article first published as World of Warcraft Add-Ons – the Fall of a Purist on Blogcritics.] Now if any of you read this with any sort of regularity, you’ll know that I play World of Warcraft. Until recently, I may…

78. chinese prisoners tortured in the name of gold farming

[Article first published as Chinese Prisoners Tortured for Gold Farming Operation on Blogcritics.] Gold farming is a practice that has been going on forever. If you play any MMO you know what I’m talking about. Whether it’s in World of…

75. US navy develops crowdsourced MMO to sink piracy

[Article first published as US Navy Develops MMO to Fight Pirates on Blogcritics.] Do you remember when you were a kid and your parents would tell you that just being good at video games would never amount to anything and…

42. living (and loving) in a fantasy world

andurus and branwen in final fantasy xi so.  post number 42.  i actually hoped and hoped that when i went through my daily news sites this morning that i would find something that related to hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy,…