MMO-Champion - PTR Release Build, Class Balance and Dragonwrath, Fan Art, The Daily Blink
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PTR Back to Release Build
Another Release flagged PTR build (15005) was pushed recently with no significant changes. Don't forget that Season 10 is ending on November 29, just around the time that 4.3 should go live.



Statistics: Class Balance and Dragonwrath
One of the more popular requests for a Statistics post has been a class balance type of post. For the first graph we simply took the class balance for characters that have earned more than 5k Valor points, resulting in a sample size of roughly 1.8 million characters from the US and EU. This helps to remove the massive amount of alts we saw last time. Nothing too unexpected here, warlocks and rogues are still coming in last place.

The second graph shows you how many new Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa's Rest were created each week. The slight decrease in the last displayed week may be due to the frequency of our data updates, so regard it with some skepticism.

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Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Art gallery has been updated with five pieces representing the Warcraft universe.




The Daily Blink - When Skyrim Meets WoW
The Daily Blink hopped on the Skyrim bandwagon this week!

This article was originally published in forum thread: PTR Release Build, Class Balance and Dragonwrath, Fan Art, The Daily Blink started by chaud View original post
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  1. Ichimarunico's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by SvetlanaSvetlana View Post
    The Daily Blink really needs to stop making stuff. They clearly have lost any of the wit and humor they 'used' to have. All I get from that comic is that "LOLZ SKYRIM IS BTRRER TAN WIW" Justify it all you want, but even if it's an "unfair and unreasonable" (and I'll personally add in uneducated) comparison, they could have at least tried to make wow sound better than they did
    .-At level 4 in wow, you can single-handedly curb a rebellion (Undead), take on a legion of Worgen, be the largest business tycoon in the area (Goblin), and much more.
    -Warrior Shouts can send people running for their lives, disorient people to the point that their movement is impaired, cause enemies to use less force with their attacks, and even rally allies, giving them more vitality
    .-Exploration gives you achievements, tabards, as well as knowledge of locations that would be relevant for later (WELL, I'll give you that it isn't much, but it's still more than 'fatigue')

    I have nothing against Skyrim, but the Daily Blink is really peeving me lately.
    Hi. I'm offering a sale on "Sense of Humor," a magical item that is very rare in the land of Azeroth. PM me if you would like more information.

    Seeing as you lack this item that so many others have, it would be a very wise investment for you. Imagine all the joy it could bring you, and, more importantly, all of your friends and family!
  1. golf's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by SvetlanaSvetlana View Post
    Jokes are funny, beauty. This isn't funny, so it is clearly not a joke.

    Damn I actually feel bad for you if you can't see the joke in this.
  1. SvetlanaSvetlana's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by golf View Post
    Damn I actually feel bad for you if you can't see the joke in this.
    I understand that it's supposed to be a joke, but supposed to be and is are two entirely different animals.
  1. asteest's Avatar
    LOL Daily Blink also cool art
  1. nehunter's Avatar
    I'm curious to find out how many Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa's Rest staff exist in top10 guilds.
  1. Voidmaster's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by golf View Post
    Damn I actually feel bad for you if you can't see the joke in this.
    I actualy agree with the other poster really.

    Daily blink used to be fun a long long time ago, but they have lost their sense of humour for a lot of episodes now.
    The last 20 episodes or so didn't even raise a smile here.
  1. bbr's Avatar
    Heh, that skyrim comparison is pretty unfair, but funny ^^
  1. The Glitch's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by SvetlanaSvetlana View Post
    I understand that it's supposed to be a joke, but supposed to be and is are two entirely different animals.
    Hey, apples and oranges.

    Whats funny to you might be absolutely not funny to someone else and vice versa. relax, I found it amusing, as did many other's, I'm sure you have seen some daily blinks that I may not have found amusing.

    It's not the end of the world!(of warcraft) :P
  1. Nitrax's Avatar
    Lolwhat? I more oftenly LOL to Daily Blink than any other "wow comic" because they have very witty punch lines. Compare it to teh gladiators and.. well it's infinitely better because teh gladiators have: no punchlineno jokeno storySo if you don't get the daily blink jokes I guess you are fondling your WoW copy just a bit too much.

    Edit: Maybe the ones not getting the joke simply haven't played Skyrim, in that case it's a bit harder to get the joke of course...
  1. Aethilus's Avatar
    Rogues are gonna get their jump in those stats as a lot switch to their rogue alt for the legendary in 4.3. Warlocks will be the bottom soon :P
  1. The Last DJ's Avatar
    ... ahah, the number of Dragonwraths spiked on the 31st of October/1st of November. Now I'm picturing folks absolutely wired for sound on Halloween candy (either from actual trick or treating or the "oh well, no kids showed up, I guess I'll just have to eat this before it goes bad~") sitting at their computers. "Anyone wanna do Firelands? Who wants to do Firelands? I'm so up for Firelands right now. I know! Who wants to do a quick Firelands? Have we done FL this week? We should do Firelands before it resets and I only need 3 billion more shards so who wants to do Firelands I'll start inviting! I'll sleep when my eyeballs forcibly eject themselves from my skull so until then FIIII~RE~LAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANDS~"
  1. Rosary's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Forian View Post
    damn i wanted to be first
    Why? Why is this so important to kids?


    Also, on topic. The Daily Blink, oh how I love those guys. I've not played Skyrim, almost tempted to have a look though. It seems pretty cool.
  1. Areden's Avatar
    Daily Blink brings the laughs as usual ! keep it up
  1. tuxedobob's Avatar
    5000 valor points is a pretty low threshold, isn't it? Most of my level 85 alts have at least that. (And most of my alts can heal or tank, perhaps skewing the results a bit.)
  1. Zemiki's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by The Last DJ View Post
    That faint whistling you hear is the sound of The Joke sailing right over your head.
    ^Best reply to a comment on this post.

    The Daily Blink sometimes isn't funny, but lately it's been pretty good.
  1. h4rr0d's Avatar
    The reason for the big jump in orange pixels in last few weeks is, because 10 man guilds started finishing their first staff by then...
  1. Cygne's Avatar
    And to think that my Rogue has 30,180 valor earned as of this post. @_@ I need to take a break.
  1. Keadin84's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by SvetlanaSvetlana View Post
    The Daily Blink really needs to stop making stuff. They clearly have lost any of the wit and humor they 'used' to have. All I get from that comic is that "LOLZ SKYRIM IS BTRRER TAN WIW" Justify it all you want, but even if it's an "unfair and unreasonable" (and I'll personally add in uneducated) comparison, they could have at least tried to make wow sound better than they did
    .-At level 4 in wow, you can single-handedly curb a rebellion (Undead), take on a legion of Worgen, be the largest business tycoon in the area (Goblin), and much more.
    -Warrior Shouts can send people running for their lives, disorient people to the point that their movement is impaired, cause enemies to use less force with their attacks, and even rally allies, giving them more vitality
    .-Exploration gives you achievements, tabards, as well as knowledge of locations that would be relevant for later (WELL, I'll give you that it isn't much, but it's still more than 'fatigue')

    I have nothing against Skyrim, but the Daily Blink is really peeving me lately.
    I actually feel sorry for you... *gives big hug*
  1. N-aix's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by SvetlanaSvetlana View Post
    The Daily Blink really needs to stop making stuff. They clearly have lost any of the wit and humor they 'used' to have. All I get from that comic is that "LOLZ SKYRIM IS BTRRER TAN WIW" Justify it all you want, but even if it's an "unfair and unreasonable" (and I'll personally add in uneducated) comparison, they could have at least tried to make wow sound better than they did
    .-At level 4 in wow, you can single-handedly curb a rebellion (Undead), take on a legion of Worgen, be the largest business tycoon in the area (Goblin), and much more.
    -Warrior Shouts can send people running for their lives, disorient people to the point that their movement is impaired, cause enemies to use less force with their attacks, and even rally allies, giving them more vitality
    .-Exploration gives you achievements, tabards, as well as knowledge of locations that would be relevant for later (WELL, I'll give you that it isn't much, but it's still more than 'fatigue')

    I have nothing against Skyrim, but the Daily Blink is really peeving me lately.
    You honestly probably have not played Skyrim or you would actually possibly would of probably laughed / Get the joke of it.

    I think you need to go play it then come back to this then well; It would probably make more sense to you rather then ranting about it and obviously getting ridiculed.
  1. tenaka30's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by SvetlanaSvetlana View Post
    Jokes are funny, beauty. This isn't funny, so it is clearly not a joke.
    I also felt the fanboy rage rising as I moved down the list until I got to the punchline and lol'd.

    As another person who found the joke funny I would suggest that DJ is right, that it sailed at heights unreachable for you.

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