Well, it looks like some of the bosses may have been a bit too easy afterall. Daelo posted on the Raids & Dungeons Forum that there are some changes being made to the difficulty of certain bosses in Black Temple and Hyjal.
Based upon further feedback from guilds in Black Temple and Hyjal, we've decided to make some difficulty...
Last June 6th, IGG (http://www.igg.com
), the global free online game portal was found. In order to celebrate IGG first anniversary, all games under IGG platform will hold various events to bring you more fun. Click these links for the rich and colorful events of each game:
Myth War Online: http://mw.igg.com/
Voyage Century Online:...
IGG (www.igg.com), the global online game portal has been found for one year. To celebrate the anniversary of IGG，Voyage Cnetury (http://vc.igg.com
)will hold some activities to return our VCO fans.
Firstly, each account will receive generous rewards (One Gift Brochure plus one Double Experience Scroll, which worth one million dollars totally) from...
Table of Contents
1 Blue Watch - Tuesday, June 5th, 2007
1.1 General Forum Information
1.2 BlizzCon Forum Information
1.3 Raids & Dungeons Forum Information
1.4 Druid Forum Information
1.5 Priest Forum Information
1.6 UI & Macros Forum Information
Blue Watch - Tuesday, June 5th, 2007
This is the Tuesday, June 5th edition of Blue Watch,...
There's a new version update available for Final Fantasy XI, which includes many new additions, changes, and fixes.
A new Aht Urhgan mission has been added.
A new massively multiplayer battlefield, Einherjar, has been introduced.
Mog Locker capacity can now be increased to a maximum of 80 slots.
The following monsters have...
In the latest State of the Game, Nicolas Carpenter takes a look at the Elementalist class and their role in GvG.
He looks back on the Prophecies(classic Guild Wars) Elementalist, where they are now, and what the future could hold. Head over to take a look!
Turbine and Codemasters announced today in this press release that the release date for the free content update, titled "Book 9: Shores of Evendim", will be released June 13th.
Some of the new features being introduced:
Discover Evendim - About 100 miles north of the Shire, in northern Eriador, lies Evendim, a vast region dominated by the Lake...
Sign up for the wow talker beta, at browsetalk.com, They are offering a free conference room for your guild as well as the ability to alert your guild members of a raid via SMS.
Just two weeks after the 2.1 patch release, the EU-Magtheridon guild Nihilum has completely cleared the Black Temple, with their kill of Illidan Stormrage this morning.
Head over to their website to find out more - but be warned - it's loading slow right now as they are no doubt getting an insane amount of traffic all at once due to the kill.
During today's maintenance, there is a patch being applied to the live WoW realms. You can check out the 2.1.1 notes below; this is mostly a bugfix patch.
- World of Warcraft Client Patch 2.1.1
The latest patch notes can always be found at
Players will now be able to properly destroy the...
We have the pleasure of bringing you a brand new gameplay trailer for Tabula Rasa, that was released only days ago.
June 2007 Gameplay Trailer
Head over to our Tabula Rasa Videos section to check it out. You may also want to take a look at some of the older videos as well, like another HQ Gameplay Trailer, the E3 2006 Trailer, and a GDC 2007...
Arguably the best set of games recorded from the regional finals in San Diego, these full 5 rounds of elimination shows off some of the most intense gameplay footage from the event. The 3rd and 4th games are probably some of the more intense ones you will be seeing from this event, and as the games progress the crowd keeps getting more and more...
To get to the root of what makes partial or full loot in PVP exciting and all around a bonus to the PVP experience is to first look at gambling. What makes gambling addicting? Ask any gambler what the exciting aspect of the games they play are, it's the risk factor. You're risking something to get something. You might be risking a little to gain a...
Once again I have the distinct pleasure of bringing you some great news about our work here at Curse. This time around, it is the announcement and launch of our latest MMO portal -- Tabula Rasa @ Curse. Building upon our recent visit to NCSoft HQ, the portal has been populated with information, resources and news.
Thus, I urge you all...
We have an enormous amount of information on Tabula Rasa after our visit to NCSoft headquarters in Austin, Texas. Everything from my detailed experience of the visit, a game trailer, many new information pages on our Tabula Rasa Wiki, and quite a few images - ranging from screenshots, to concept art - all new and ready to be taken in for the first...
As the day goes by, we are continuously posting news with the videos and match recaps from the US Regional Finals held in San Diego this weekend. Latest in our assortement of video footage from the event are all 4 rounds of Pandemic's fight against Flow Gaming. Pandemic, having had their team "gimped" by disqualifications, fielded a roster of 4...
The first of the World of Warcraft Game recordings from the regional finals in San Diego is now available for viewing. This is the final round of the second level bracket fights where Flow Gaming ends up beating PvE clickers 3-0. Click the video below to view:
The EU-Magtheridon guild Nihilum continues on their roll after their Essence of Souls World First by killing two more encounters in Black Temple - Mother Shahraz and the [Illidari Council] - leaving only Illidan left, who they are working on as I write this.
More on Mother Shahraz World First.
More on Illidari Council World First.
Internet Gaming Gate (I.G.G.) Myth War Group recently announced the results of two events which had been well-received by players-
Blog Contest Result
After 10 days of voting which expired on May, 23rd, Myth War First Blog Contest has successfully come to the end. Here comes the stirring moment to announce the final winners and their prizes....
In order to provide a most convenient way for players to purchase points card, the official has launched two new payments for you: Google Checkout and Pay By Cash. These two payments provide more purchasing choices and cover even larger areas.
Meanwhile, they also make some amendments to the players paying through PayPal. To know more by visiting...
Continuing in our coverage of the Regional Finals, we have the first of a set of match recaps for you. The first is with Jared "Vhell" Coulston as he gives a recap of the first round of play between Team Pandemic and Hells Ham Basket.
Vhell recaps Pandemic's round one
Nitrana recaps Pandemic's round two
UPDATE: Video of recap interview for...
We're kicking off day two of the Regional Finals as I type this with the World of Warcraft Lower Bracket Finals between Pandemic and TFO. I'll be updating real-time as the matches occur.
Lower Bracket Finals
Game one: Blade's Edge Arena
Ecilam died very early on, followed by Nitrana and the match ended...
Lotro Life has 2 new LOTRO webcomics up at http://www.lotrolife.com/comic
They are also doing a mini in-game event inviting players on EU-Evernight server to join in on making their next webcomic.
has a new LOTRO webcomic up as well.
Good weekend read for all.
Warcraft III Round One Video
Day one of the America Regional Finals was an interesting one. We arrived at the House of Blues and camped out in the back in the media room about two and a half hours before the start of the events. We met quite a few of the teams competing today and even chatted with some; we have lots of pictures of the day...
We have quite a few images up now from today's regional finals(as well as a few from last night). You can check out all of them below, and be sure to keep checking back as we'll have some videos available in a bit.
The regionals are getting into high gear and we have an update for you on a couple WoW Arena matches that took place today. We'll also have some video of the first WC3 match as well as an interview with Team Pandemic from last night.
The first round of the finals is underway as I write this, with teams finishing up their games. As of this update I...
Daelo just posted on the Raids & Dungeons forum about two hotfixes applied today; one each to the Lady Vashj and Al'ar encounters.
We've just deployed two hotfixes to correct issues with a pair of raid encounters.
- During Phase 2 of the Lady Vashj encounter in Serpentshrine Cavern, there was a significant chance that a Coilfang Strider could...
We're throwing down for the beginning of Summer and starting Happy Hour 2 Hours Early, and running it for 2 Hours Longer!
That's right, Happy Hour will be 4 hours long today, going from 2:00pm PDT to 4:00pm PDT.
And for tonight's special we will be doing a SOLID 4 HOURS OF DOUBLE EXPERIENCE!!!
So get ready players, this one's big!
And if you like...
Table of Contents
1 Auction Reports - June 1st, 2007
1.1 High Selling Consumables
1.2 High Selling Trade Goods
1.2.1 Enchanting Supplies
1.2.2 Smelted Bars
1.2.3 Raw Ores
1.2.5 Cut Jewelcrafting Gems
1.2.6 Uncut Jewelcrafting Gems
Yet more news is available about the next Final Fantasy XI update on the PlayOnline FFXI website.
Some highlights of new things:
New item drops.
New synthesis recipes, giving access to new item graphics.
New quest and mission rewards added to current content, with ability to select these new rewards even if you've already completed the...
Last night the folks over at the City of Heroes website posted news about an upcoming Double XP weekend to celebrate many occasions in June; school being out, father's day, positron's birthday, and more. So with that in mind, from Friday June 15th, to Sunday June 17th, there will be double xp, influence, and infamy for anything done...
This dev journal on Warcry is pretty short, and Tasos doesn't mention any beta date. He did say they are aiming for a beta sometime this summer, but as most people who follow(ed) Darkfall know, we won't know until we actually get our Darkfall clients and start PK-ing each...
Jun 1-3, 2007
Candies, Cakes, Flower Cards
Character level 30 or above
1. If you are above level 30, you will receive an anniversary card at login.
2. The angels are waiting for you around cronus (145.355). You can visit one of them to exchange your Anniversary Card for a Heaven Candy and...
"...the World First phoenix mount belongs to Ezra Chatterton, the young man who recently went to Blizzard's offices with the Make-A-Wish foundation."
There's a new feature up on the Lord of the Rings Online website this morning, covering the towns of Edhelion, Duillond, and Celondim - in the Ered Luin region - with background and images.
Head over to the Refuges of Ered Luin page to find out more!
This is just a reminder to everyone that the Regional Finals for the World of Warcraft Arena Tournament, and the Warcraft III Season 5 Tournament will take place this weekend, starting at 11 A.M. on Saturday June 2nd, and then continuing on Sunday June 3rd at the House of Blues in San Diego, California. Curse will be there to provide coverage for...
War-Europe site: http://www.war-europe.com/
War-NA and rest of the world: https://betacenter.eamythic.com/signup.php
The Age of Reckoning draws near and the armies of Order and Destruction are filling their ranks. So sharpen your sword, unleash your mutation, and prepare to meet your destiny on the battlefields of Warhammer Online.
There's a new client patch for the Kingdom Reborn beta client out today, and this also marks the official lifting of the NDA for the Kingdom Reborn beta.
The Kingdom Reborn Client version 188.8.131.52 will be deployed at 4:00PM PDT (11:00PM GMT). Please note that several of the below changes will only be visible on Test Centers 1 and 4.
(Why are we...
The Blizzard Worldwide Invitational page has been updated with a set of replays for the Starcraft and Warcraft III tournaments.
You can see the brackets of each tournament, as well as download the replays from Starcraft and Warcraft III matches.
Head over now and check it out if this is something that piques your interest!
With the next version update right around the corner, Square Enix has released information on upcoming Merit Point Adjustments. Group 2 abilities will be added for the blue mage, corsair, and puppetmaster jobs, along with an increase to the maximum limit for point allocation for the Combat Skills and Magic Skills categories for all jobs.
Daelo - the Lead Encounter Designer - posted on the Raids & Dungeons forums last night about some known issues with the encounters in the Battle for Mount Hyjal(also known as Hyjal Past, etc.). The original post can be found by clicking here.
I wanted to give the community a heads up on some issues that are occurring within this zone, and let you...
Quite suprisingly, there's been alot of activity at the official site - unlike the last few years. Tasos' latest post (check it out here) confirms this.
This time we are talking about the monsters page over at darkfallonline.com
So I am not sure if I should spam this site's news everytime there's a official site update, because there will...
The winners for the $100,000 May ATS Championship were announced today - both for GvG and the Hero Battle brackets.
Heart Of Ashes And Dust with a 5-1 record and a score of 15.502.
Head over to the GvG Standings page to see the rest of the standings.
Hero Battle Winner
Piccolo Il with a 7-0 record and a score of 21.476.
Head over to...
The Lord of the Rings Online website has a new feature up, covering some of the leisure activities you can participate in while playing.
Head over to the Leisure Activities page to read more!
This latest State of the Game - written by Harold J. Chow - is titled "ATS Metagame" and takes a look at the various strategies you're likely to face when taking part in the Automated Tournament System.
Harold takes a look at how much knowing your opponents helps, as well as knowing the game's mechanics enough to know which classes you should use...
A new week means a new Scroll of Valor on the Camelot Herald, to congratulate folks who have reached certain milestones on their DAoC characters.
Skylinz, Splinter Faction, Pellinor
Congratulations to Skylinz, Splinter Faction's own insomniac Eldritch from Pellinor on pulling an all nighter and hitting 50 early Friday morning. -...
Well, it seems that today's maintenance brought about a massive change to Arena Point calculations. It's unfortunate that this change wasn't mentioned previously, and people had to find out about it when logging in to possibly get their new items.
The players most effected by this are the ones with extremely high ratings; the ceiling for point...
IGN has an exclusive preview up of "The Courtyard", a newly implemented PvP map for Fury. Featuring some very nice graphics and an interesting design, Fury looks to be taking it's PvP arenas seriously. Below is a snippet of their article and some screenshots:
Since our initial look at the game, a few critical pieces of information have since...
A guide to the first boss of the instance Gruul's Lair High King Maulgar is now available!
Check it out [[wow:High King Maulgar|here]]