Tag Archives: beta

5 Sep 2010

Cataclysm UI: Mage Auras

I’m a big fan of the Power Auras addon. Ever since I got to grips with it, it’s been a huge boon to my play, purely because it displays high priority information in an easy-to-digest manner. Since it arrived on … Continue reading

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18 Aug 2010

Will My Computer Run Cataclysm?

The most common question I get asked about Cataclysm is “will it run on my computer?” Not something about mages, not what the new zones are like. Not even how I’m finding it, or how much testing I’ve done. It … Continue reading

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13 Aug 2010

The Quest Converyer Belt

Spoiler Alert: Discussion of the phasing technology used in Cataclysm, it’s history, application and the problems surrounding it. Some allusion to in-game events/quests, although no specific details. Back in Vanilla, Warcraft was mainly a scattering of quest hubs, each with … Continue reading

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6 Aug 2010

Entering Beta: The 80 Fire Mage

Spoiler Alert: Discussion of the latest changes to fire mages in build 12694. Also covering a few general and mage related UI changes and some speculation around what they indicate. The latest beta realm patch was recently released, bringing with … Continue reading

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1 Aug 2010

New Mage Experience: Pt 1

Spoiler Warning: Discussion of the early Mage class experience, including when spells become available and how they impact gameplay. No lore, story or plot spoilers. After firing up the Cataclysm beta on Friday evening, I’ve since tried a handful of … Continue reading

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