“So we asked ourselves, would it still be possible to deliver an authentic classic experience if we took our modern code, with all its back-end improvements and changes, and used it to process the Patch 1.12 game data? While that might seem counterintuitive, this would inherently include classic systems like skill ranks, old quests and terrain, talents, and so on, while later features like Transmog and Achievements would effectively not exist because they were entirely absent from the data. After weeks of R&D, experimentation, and prototyping, we were confident we could deliver the classic WoW content and gameplay without sacrificing the literally millions of hours put in to back-end development over the past 13 years.” … [Read more...] about World of Warcraft Classic Will Be Running Patch 1.12, Devs Talk About The Technical Side Of Development
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Players who choose to play on a PvP realm will only be able to create characters within the same faction. This means that if you create an Alliance character, all further characters on that realm must also be Alliance characters. After WoW Classic is live, you’ll be able to create up to 10 characters on any given realm and can create a maximum of 50 characters across all WoW Classic realms. This character count does not impact the number of characters you can create on the current World of Warcraft realms. Characters that were created for the WoW Classic beta or stress tests will not be available to use in WoW Classic. FacebookTwitterReddit … [Read more...] about Reserve Your Names In World Of Warcraft Classic Starting Today
The wait for World of Warcraft Classic is finally over, as the game is now live world-wide. Since its announcement a couple of BlizzCons back, the buzz surrounding WoW Classic is immeasurable. Fans and players that were craving that authentic vanilla experience now had an official way to experience it. Today, everyone will be transported back to 2004 as long as you have a subscription. … [Read more...] about World of Warcraft Classic Is Now Live
The Community It’s super populated right now across regions and realms, and while that may sound normal, anyone who’s playing on Classic at the moment will tell you, something’s different about this. There’s a different vibe in the air when it comes to the playerbase, and it’s not new but it’s certainly been missing from retail WoW and other modern MMORPG games today. It’s that closely knit MMORPG community feeling, where players rely on one another, interact more, and willingly or unwillingly help each other through the game’s content, that’s the key ingredient in all of this. This is what’s tugging at my nostalgia strings – not the Classic gameplay as I’ve never played it launch, but this – a community so in-tune with itself, the world and the adventures we’re sharing together. It’s positive, it’s infectious and it is what will keep players playing the content down the line. … [Read more...] about Why Is World of Warcraft Classic So Popular Right Now?
Some of the questions include whether some quests, abilities, areas, arenas, and monsters should be available at the very start of the game. Another interesting question is where cross-realm battlegrounds should be put into the game. Meaning, could similar Classic servers be able to battle one another. … [Read more...] about Players Create Survey For Potential World Of Warcraft Classic Features