Durotan – Lore, Warcraft & You!

Welcome to the continued lore instalment here on WoW Stratics, previously these articles have featured lore figures which are prominent members of the storyline of the Warlords of Draenor expansion, set to release later this year. This time we look at Durotan, a confirmed quest and NPC figurehead throughout the …

Kargath Bladefist : Lore, Warcraft & You!

Welcome to Lore, Warcraft & You! The series of articles looking at key lore figures, their past and where they fit into the World of Warcraft. This time we take a look into the story of Kargath Bladefist, Cheiftain of the Shattered Hand Clan, Warchief of The Fel Horde, and …

Rhonin : Lore, Warcraft & You!

Welcome to another Lore, Warcraft, & You! The series of articles where we look at prominent figures in Warcraft lore, and where they affect you in-game in World of Warcraft, how they play an integral role in the storyline and where you can find them. Today we look into famous …

Medivh : Lore, Warcraft & You!

Medivh, last guardian of Tirisfal. The feather adornments on this key lore characters shoulders should be no surprise to Warcraft 3 and World Of Warcraft players instantly, yet not all of his lore is quite as common knowledge as most people would think. Eight whole centuries before the coming of …

An Investigation into the changing world of sound design for game development

Now, before we begin, I feel it’s important to stress why I think that this is an important topic to discuss. Generally I have two passions in life, which i would call hobbies, yet they extend further than just simply spending spare time dwelling on any one topic, and form …

Lore, Warcraft & You! -Introduction

Welcome to Meoni’s lore column, each week we’ll be talking about events or opinions on general Lore elements and how they are told within the World of Warcraft videogame franchise! This week in Lore, Warcraft & You! I take a look at what lore actually is, and why it’s important …

Thursday Interviews: ISD Mercury

Its once again time to dive into the ranks of the unpaid, the underappreciated and undervalued volunteers of EVE Online. This time we’ll be visiting talking to the head of the Mercury Team; those be the ones that produce content for the Evelopedia, the written fiction and partake in player …

Sally Forth in LOTRO – Episode 12

This weeks episode focuses on the Anniversary with a little bit of a trip down memory lane. News: Middle-Earth Radio News Dr. Corey Olsen’s Move and new Book My Middle-Earth Recorded Live Show Discussion LOTRO’s 4th Anniversary Massively Interview Topic: My week of Raiding Ost Dunhoth Looking back on the …

LOTRO Developer Diary – Echoes of the Dead Quest Lines

Just when we thought we had seen all of the diaries for the Echoes of the Dead update, Jeff “MadeofLions” Libby (MoL) comes out with another one walking through the various storylines coming up. Most of the storyline comes from the Mysterious Relic event from January as the starting point …

LOTRO Developer Diary – Battle for Moria

Berephon walks us through the much talked about and long awaited changes to the 2.5.5 Instance group.  This is part of the overall re-vamp of Volume 2 to make it soloable but it slightly different as they’re making these instances fully scalable skirmishes as well.  These fights shape up very …