Tag: WoW

  • Remove World of Warcraft Forum Ads with Chrome and Privoxy

    So, today Blizzard added advertising to the forums.worldofwarcraft.com webpages.  Normally I don’t mind dealing with ad revenue on websites, but I’m already paying them $15 a month for their game.   Over four years of WoW subscription, three convention tickets, and two copies of the game and two expansions means  well over $1000 that they […]

  • Adventures in Northrend

    Circus Circus Since midnight of the 13th most of my non-sleeping, non-working hours have gone into playing ‘Wrath of the Lich King’.  On last thursday, my impression of the game was somewhat nonplussed, mainly because the quest grind brings out a jealous competition in everyone.  Everyone is racing each other for that quest kill, or […]

  • Wrath of the Lich King has new Shadows

    The WotlK wiki has some details on activating shadows in the beta: http://wotlkwiki.info/index.php/Graphics_Upgrade I did some quick cruising around and took a few screenshots with the new terrain shadows activated in the beta client.  These shots are set to Medium (aka #2 of 6), which is “Full environmental and PC/NPC shadows, low-res, med-dist.”

  • First Impressions of the “Wrath of the Lich King” Beta

    I finally got my BlizzCon 2007 beta key Tuesday night and got the download installed Wednesday morning. Nothing Ever Works… Last night after getting home from work I finished patching up, and started the long annoying process of migrating all my UI settings and AddOns over to the beta install of Wrath of the Lich […]