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Official WoW Cataclysm Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by BondExtreme, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. v12dock

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    lol "rest your eyes" and click... I fell asleep in a raid once
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Then why don't they change Mages? Almost anyone I know just uses a Logitech mouse and Macros their main attack to scroll up, then 2 other buttons for some buff or spell. Then just roll mouse up and since Logitechs spin forever, they just spam that spell without having to do anything, just buff now and then and change target. Much more boring than Ret.
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    But they are getting a very nice update. Just not as big as the Paldadin's.
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    With the release of WotLK in China, WoW has surpassed 12 million subscribers.

    Just thought you WoW fans might find that of interest. :toast:
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    Hehe thank you, Kreij. Was getting ready to post the news. lol

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT® SUBSCRIBER BASE REACHES 12 MILLION WORLDWIDE

    News Source

    It's interesting how they managed to obtain 12 million when they still have a crap load of people coming back right when Cataclysm comes out. :twitch:
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Funny thing is, is even before that, China made up about 6 million subs, meaning China had more subs than the rest of the entire world... I mean that still makes WoW extremely popular having 5 million other fans, but puts it into perspective as the other big MMO's didn't hit such a big fanbase in Asia.
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    Yeah, PvE mage in WotLK was ridiculous, especially arcane...but they are getting major changes in Cata; might wanna have a look at those videos. Fire and Frost looks like they'll be really fun in PvE, and of course in PvP as they have always been.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjhdJedV4-Q
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3HbjJcc1Oc&feature=channel
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    News Update - Patch 4.0.1!

    Is Patch 4.0.1 this week?
    "Yes, most likely. I'm still trying to get a confirmation on that but really, It's not like it's going to happen on october 19th a few days before Blizzcon. The super mega awesome info compilation for the patch should be available soon, except if I hear that the patch has been delayed."

    Road to 4.0.1 - WoWTal v2!
    "WoWTal.com is (finally) updated with a couple of much-needed features and should be ready for Patch 4.0.1 and Cataclysm. It's theorycrafting time!
    Cataclysm/4.0.1 Glyphs are finally supported.
    Masteries/Primary spells are supported.
    Interface has been cleaned up.
    The header and the ad slot are gone. (We didn't even have ads anyway)"

    Road to 4.0.1 - Glyphs Preview
    (See news source below)

    Blizzcon 48-Hour Sale Delayed
    We are still in the process of resolving some issues that are preventing the 48-hour sale for BlizzCon attendees from beginning today as originally scheduled. The sale has been pushed back by one day to begin Sunday, October 10, at 10:00 a.m. PDT. It will now run 60 hours and end at 11:59 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, October 12. The 48-hour sale for Virtual Ticket Holders is still scheduled to begin October 13 at 10 a.m. PDT.

    Thank you for your patience and we look forward to seeing you with your items at BlizzCon!


    News Souce
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    Patch 4.0.1 on live servers this week
    We have a long maintenance, official previews everywhere, and a couple of information confirming the patch on my side. Patch is this week, enjoy!

    This post is currently being updated with more things, check back often!
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    Yeah just came back to the game today. Was so happy too since I haven't played for 8 months. :) Wanted to check the game out the day before the patch. :D

    But yeah, all servers, including mine, just got kicked off. Servers are down for a LONG time people... Hold on because it's going to be a looong time most likely. It probably won't come up till 7-8PM EST.... :(
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    Well today is the patch day I hope everyone is all patched up waiting for the servers to come back online. I also think they included all there DX11 features they wanted to add with this patch.
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    Wow, locks got beefed. I didn't have the haste to go Affliction before, but reforging gear is awesome and I now have 955 haste unbuffed. So I specced Destro and Affliction and tried Affliction. Before as Destro (my main spec) I could hit about 6800 dps, and my first shot as Affliction without mods and a bunch of other debuffs on the dummy, I knocked out 7600 dps, I was clipping the end of my own dots and such, far from a perfect rotation, but amazing numbers. But then I went back to my good old destro and ripped out 8400 dps... same gear and 1600 more dps, amazing! Gonna try Demo here in a sec.
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    destro is really awesome, i gained about ~1.5k more dps on the old rotation. but then when i used new..ish i gained another 1k.

    on my other toons i have got to mess awhole lot with... druid gained about 5k more hp (tank) offspec is cat, but didn't have time to look at it. my mage got a nice boost in burst dmg also, but haven't played him in so long that i can't really compare. rogue, eh about the same for me but all did with him is bg/arena. hunter.... OMG that own now, i flip out when i was doing 4k dps on boss target in pvp gear from 3 seasons ago. warrior, blah his ally. heard they got some nice things, more towards fury. shaman, restro got a nice boost, few spell were renamed. that's all my 80s lol. now on ptr i did lock and pally, pally was nice at heals but ret has more complex rotation, and i could only get 4k dps on dummy (no chants/ gems) i just don't understand why old might is now might/wisdom combine. but i guess it would be nice in some cases. but my 28 pally lost plea and two seals... just to gain holy shock. lol wtf ok
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    Just did 7400 dps as Demo, so all 2 specs over 7k dps, 1 over 8k, but Demo might be the hardest spec to play in the game now. Not all these buttons are in the constant rotation, but I was using a 12 button rotation... Between 2 pet attacks, metamorph, hand, dots, casts, pet buff, and no trinks. Some macros could cut that down to maybe 8 or 9 buttons, but thats a freaking ton, I will be staying away from that spec for sure.
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    woohoo lets bring challenge to the game
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    Maybe I should buy some more time next week and see what they did to my hunter. :)
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    Do it! I heard some hunters are up to 80% crit chance

    Wow disc priest are awesome, massive heals, awesome glyphs, and with both my shields it absorbs 14500~ dmg
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    Yeah. I am loving all of my holy spec changes. Chakra is just so awesome though! When a priest will put Holy Word: Sanctuary down, you will be amazed LOL. Especially if you have the spell detail all the way up.

    Oh and btw, did anyone notice the new graphic changes/upgrades added in the patch? Water and sun beams! WOO! hehe :cool:
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    just tested destro lock again :) me still likes.. 6.7k dps but my fav spec demo so hope to test it out soon
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    Demo is like homework, be ready to break out some macro's, you basically use every spell that you can. Since you use both Shadow Bolt and Incin, and now you can use Curse of Elements + Bane of Agony/Doom, Then Corruption, Metamorph, 2 Demon Attacks, Immo, Demon Buff, Trink, Hand of Guldan, Soulfire, and I think a few other things, but maybe not as that seems to be 13 spells right there, will also use life tap and some other util things, lots of hotkeys.
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    So I was on my way home last night to install the new patch and discovered that someone in my home neglected to pay the power bill.

    I was so pissed.

    It's a good thing I live on my own because I could have kicked someone's ass. I really wish my utility didn't bill bi-monthly so I could actually remember to pay the bill :(
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    Why don't you set it for auto-pay, so you don't have to worry about it?
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    I don't think I have that option. My utility service is archaic, they just started accepting online payments within the last year or so.

    I'm going to be checking my options when they open for business this morning.

    MCRL is right. Pooping in the dark sucks.

    Anyways, I'm looking forward to downloading this patch and checking the talent changes. I'm still on the fence about picking up the expansion, but I found out yesterday that I'm looking at a possible $9 per hour cut in pay so WoW may be the only thing I can afford to do in the near future.
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    Eh I found wow to be pretty broken anyway last night. When i went to eat food in northrend (where im leveling right now) would just sit down then stand up. LFG seems to be down, and none of my addons work :(. i miss my xperl and carbonite the most haha.

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