Page 5 of 7 FirstFirst ...
3
4
5
6
7
LastLast
  1. #81
    Has nothing to do with WoD. It's a normal retail server, just usually invisible outside Blizzard offices.

  2. #82
    Maybe it is a GM test realm, maybe they've always had them and one just accidentally wound up being listed?
    Quote Originally Posted by Tojara View Post
    Look Batman really isn't an accurate source by any means
    Quote Originally Posted by Hooked View Post
    It is a fact, not just something I made up.

  3. #83
    Field Marshal Negative's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Somewhere in Georgia
    Posts
    66
    Really to 100% prove this all you would need to record you opening a fresh realm list file and then start the game from your Wow.exe and I still would be skeptical.
    Negativë - US Sargeras
    <The Family Business>
    B-tag: XperimentalX#1825

  4. #84
    Brewmaster Zerkked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Louisiana
    Posts
    1,465
    What would be the purpose of faking this? He isn't showing anything cool or anything interesting. Just "GM test realm"

  5. #85
    The Unstoppable Force Aeluron Lightsong's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Jaina Proudmoore's side. Always and forever.
    Posts
    24,717
    I'm also going to say that the fact Chaud isn't posting this as interesting enough to warrant attention >.>
    Blizzard do not destroy Jaina Proudmoore's character. Make her who she once was, not full of rage and vengeance.,If you are curious about me or about my writing aspirations, feel free to pst me. Paladin-Sorcerer at your service! My Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/Aeluron Big fanboy of Yrel now. Love her now

  6. #86
    Dreadlord zshikara's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Arlington, TX
    Posts
    995
    Halflife 3 confirmed.

    Infracted [ML]
    Last edited by MoanaLisa; 2013-11-29 at 05:20 AM.

  7. #87
    Herald of the Titans RoKPaNda's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,733
    Quote Originally Posted by Zerkked View Post
    What would be the purpose of faking this? He isn't showing anything cool or anything interesting. Just "GM test realm"
    Pretty much.

    I mean would anyone be surprised in the slightest that GMs have realms to test things on? IE Try to duplicate things in-game / fix things that are broken without any chance of actually breaking anything on a realm where players are playing? You think they don't have their own versions of the test realms as well?

    No real reason to lie about it, nothing gained. Report as a bug and move on.

  8. #88
    Titan
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Rotherham, England/UK
    Posts
    13,177
    Not surprising. It happens from time to time. It doesn't necessarily mean anything. Beta realms don't generally appear on live client lists - DB query will have a specific clause in it to only return LIVE servers that the accessing account should have access to.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mormolyce View Post
    Maybe it is a GM test realm, maybe they've always had them and one just accidentally wound up being listed?
    They have. There's internal realms named after many of the different developers at Blizzard which are usually used for them to test various things. If I remember correctly, the art team have like 15 realms named after people in that team allowing them to test out various changes and art assets without affecting people in other teams. Ditto for the other teams. They're internal only and some of them run modified maps specifically for testing specific changes (such as terrain shaders).
    [...]

  9. #89
    Moderator MoanaLisa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Welcome to the Metachronopolis!
    Posts
    12,012
    Quote Originally Posted by Maggibesti View Post
    Blizzard actually never said they'd never do classic, TBC etc servers. As for now they're not doing it, and its not on their to do list for the future. Which means they haven't actually said "It's never coming, period" I think. Well I'm hoping someday we'll get to play Classic, TBC and WotLK. Or maybe we wont, only time will tell.
    The question was asked at Blizzcon and the answer was a single word: "No"
    If you have anything to contribute to a thread topic, please do so. Discussing moderation or calling out specific people is against the rules and makes a post liable for an infraction. Please report problem posts. If anyone is unclear about the rules please read our FAQ. Thanks.

    It's a magical world, Hobbes, ol' buddy...let's go exploring!

  10. #90
    Quote Originally Posted by Lyseria View Post
    With launch from Battle.net client?
    I'm not here to say you are using a private server, but only that I have run my oen in the past just to play with it, and the way it works, you can use the launcher to login to a private server.

  11. #91
    The realms were (maybe still are) available to people at Dreamhack.
    Last edited by Tziva; 2013-11-30 at 01:35 AM.

  12. #92

  13. #93
    Mechagnome
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Monroe, OREGON
    Posts
    706
    Either it's a realm to test the Heirloom Mailing or....

    Ghostcrawler left so they need to train a new Lead Designer

  14. #94
    High Overlord Apom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Hungary
    Posts
    135
    Oh man the downfall after Ghostcrawler's dispatch has already began!

  15. #95
    Quote Originally Posted by Dohm View Post
    The realms were (maybe still are) available to people at Dreamhack.

    PS: eu.battle.net/wow/en/character/gm-test-realm-2/Mmowned/simple
    Proof!!!!!!111
    Trylb / Galesin
    Winners never quit, Quitters never win
    Nobody Said It Was Easy

  16. #96
    Just for internal use, it is to much for you to know so much

  17. #97
    Scarab Lord Gimlix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    The Netherlands!
    Posts
    4,790
    WoW subscribers are rising massively again, and new servers are required!
    » Active MMO-Champion visitor since: 12-12-2012 «
    » Predict Warlords of Draenor to sell 3 Million copies at first day «

    Quote Originally Posted by bloodkin View Post
    no king rules forever, but WoW is a stubborn bastard.

  18. #98
    Maybe a glitch ?
    Edit Signature.

  19. #99
    Warchief mrgummage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    The Hague, NL
    Posts
    2,085
    If Warlords of Dreanor is available to test at Dreamhack, they may have put in a VPN to the Blizzard offices to allow connection to the alpha servers.

    If this is the case, any IP-filter flagged realms would also appear to anyone whom logged in with their standard account.

  20. #100
    Dreadlord Xe4ro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    770
    Quote Originally Posted by KClovesGaming View Post
    My guess is it is an actual realm, but it was typed as 'GM-Test Realm" by mistake. Only way to know for sure is to do a /who or see if you can do anything crazy. lol
    You would need a client-side program with admin/service gm stuff. you coudln't do shit without the proper flags on such a realm :P
    Druid since Feb. 06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •