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    Despite its small size, Rufus provides everything you need!

    Written with Electron for cross platform use (windows, macOS, and Linux).

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    Offline OpenStreetMap maps for iOS and Android

    MAPS.ME is an open source offline maps application for iOS and Android. It provides detailed offline maps of the world and is built on top of crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data, with its own binary format for map styles.

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    Map-Editor

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    AtlasLoot Enhanced

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    Campaign Basics

    The Campaign editor is located in the same row as the trigger editor, it has an icon of a book.
    The campaign editor lets you make a series of maps like the single player campaigns that come with Warcraft III.
    Campaign files have the extension (.w3n). A campaign starts of as an empty file where you can add all of your finished maps.
    When you save a campaign file, it will add all of your maps and imported data into one file.
    The campaign editor is the icon of a book in the toolbar.
    It is also available under the Module menu.

    To add a map to the campaign, click on Edit, Add Map.
    Once a map has been added, always edit the map inside the campaign editor.
    Each map will need a campaign button.
    You can add campaign buttons under the Loading Screen tab, by clicking Edit, Add Button.
    Select your map that you placed in the campaign editor.
    Right click it and select Edit Map.
    To set the levels in your campaign, use the trigger ‘Game – Set Next Level’.
    This only works in single player.
    You will also need a victory or defeat condition as well.

    A cache is a file that is saved on the computer thats stores the information.
    The game cache can store information from one level, and load it when you play the next level.
    It can save objects like a hero or character, and load them again after the level is finished.
    To store a hero into the game cache, use the game cache triggers.
    You will need to specify a file for saving the cache, and the hero unit.

    Then to later load a hero from the game cache, use these triggers.

    The game cache can also store integers, arrays and variables.
    You can save the game cache by creating a trigger that says Save Game Cache (category is game cache) and leave the settings as is, and click ok.

    Origin: http://world-editor-tutorials.thehelper.net/campaign.php

    Viewer’s Guide: Mythic Dungeon International 2020

    We’re back, dungeon-runners! The Mythic Dungeon International (MDI) is coming to YouTube beginning April 11. There have been some major changes this year, but the MDI is still pushing the craziest keys and facing the most fearsome affixes. Here’s everything you need to know.

    Where to Watch

    All of the MDI events this year will be streamed live via YouTube. You can subscribe to the Warcraft YouTube channel and hit the bell to be notified when broadcasts are live. Check out the Warcraft YouTube Community tab for more great content.

    Format Changes

    We’ve made a few changes to the format this year, the Europe and Asia (EU/Asia) division includes players from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Korea, China, and Taiwan.

    The Americas division includes players from The Americas, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Teams will participate in the division based on where the majority of their team’s players reside.

    Broadcast Schedule

    All MDI Cups will broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays local region time on the Warcraft YouTube channel. See below for the broadcast dates and start times by region.

    Pacific Time

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    New Year, New Dungeon, New Affix

    We’ve added a new dungeon to the rotation this year with Operation: Mechagon. This dungeon provides 8 challenging bosses split in two separate wings—Junkyard and Workshop.

    With the Visions of N’Zoth content update comes a new season of competitive play and a new Affix to contend with—Awakened.

    While the Awakened affix is active, players will discover obelisks throughout the dungeon, which will pull players through the veil to the shadowy world of Ny’alotha. There, players will confront a powerful servant of N’Zoth which they must defeat, or the servant will join forces with the final boss in the instance.

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    Hailing from Italy, Caroline “Naguura” Forer has come a long way from waiting for her brothers to get off the computer so she could log in and play her Paladin. “When I couldn’t play, I would just sit for hours and watch my brothers play, then jump straight on as soon as they left the chair,” she said. From Paladin to Druid and from healing to damage, Caroline grew up with the game and went on to establish herself at the core of the EU PvE scene. Now with years of experience, a multitude of World Firsts under her belt, and her own forays into WoW esports (both competing and casting), she returns to the MDI casting team.

    Former captain of the 4-man MDI team Sinking Ship, and self-proclaimed #2 Balance Druid, Peyton “Tettles” Tettleton’s appearance on the MDI desk will be one for the ages. Overall, his goal for the broadcast is to help viewers understand what makes the runs successful. “There is a lot of nuance in Mythic Keystone dungeons, and being able to teach the path to victory for each team is important,” he said. You can catch him on his stream or on YouTube, where he primarily focuses on PVE content. He also authors the Wowhead Balance Druid Guide. He loves a good-natured meme and ridiculous photoshopped photos of himself.

    Dan “AutomaticJak” Anzenberger has been a part of the MDI crew since the beginning, and he’s been topping off health pools in World of Warcraft for many years. He is most well-known for his healing guides for the past three expansions on YouTube and Wowhead, where he plays all healers but specializes in Holy/Discipline Priest and Mistweaver Monk. He enjoys sharing his love of healing, so if you’re a healer looking to step up your game, or a tank/DPS looking to better understand your healers, Jak will be here to cover it all.

    Alex “Xyronic” Tatge is a Warlock extraordinaire, winning the first U.S. World First in the past eight years. You can find his guides on Wowhead, where he breaks down everything a master of shadow magic would need to know, including talent builds, Azerite gear, spell rotations, macros and addons, Mythic+ guides, and more.

    Tristan “Dratnos” Killeen is a jack of all trades in World of Warcraft PvE. Raiding at a high level himself, he’s also done coverage for the Race to World First. In Mythic Keystone dungeons, he creates routes for each dungeon every week, and nearly made it to an MDI cup. Dratnos has a thorough understanding of all the different things that can go wrong in a dungeon and is ready to share that wisdom with you.

    Gillian “Eiya” Long started working in esports in 2016. She has worked as a stats producer, observer, and tournament admin, and her passion for WoW esports is evident behind the camera and in-front. A WoW fan since Burning Crusade, Eiya debuted as sideline reporter and host last year. Most recently, she hosted the Complexity Limit Race to World First and the Keystone Masters Tournament.

    Going Remote

    For the health and safety of our casters and staff, the MDI will be moving to broadcast remotely. Fortunately, our broadcast schedule will continue as planned while our production and casters will be working from home.

    Stay Connected

    Stay connected and stay on top of the latest news by following us on YouTube and Twitter. Check out Raider.IO, and check out the broadcast schedule on our esports page.

    Make sure to tune in this weekend and join the discussion on the forums here.

    Origin: http://news.blizzard.com/en-us/world-of-data/categ1_warcraft/23380361/viewer-s-guide-mythic-dungeon-international-2020

    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne Cheat Codes and Walkthroughs

    Conquer Warcraft III’s final expansion with these cheats and walkthroughs

    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne is the final expansion pack for the 2002 real-time strategy game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. It includes new heroes, campaigns, and auxiliary races. It also adds naval battles that were missing from Warcraft III and redesigned weapons and armor. Its narrative events help set the stage for Blizzard Entertainment’s massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft. Here are some cheats and walkthroughs for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne that will make your time in Azeroth a little easier.

    The cheats and walkthroughs in this guide are specifically for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne on PC.

    The Frozen Throne is an expansion pack. You’ll need the full version of Warcraft III to play it.

    How to Enter Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne Cheat Codes

    You can enter cheat codes for The Frozen Throne at any time during gameplay. Press the Enter key to display the console, then type one of the below codes. Press Enter to activate the cheat. You’ll know it worked if you see the message, “Cheat Enabled!”

    For cheat codes that say [number], [hour], [race], or [level], enter a numerical value after the cheat. For example, to get 1,000 gold, enter keysersoze 1000.

    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne Cheat Codes

    Take advantage of these cheat codes as you move through the game.

    Cheat Effect Cheat Code
    Invincibility and One-Hit Kills whosyourdaddy
    Infinite Mana thereisnospoon
    Continue Playing After Death in Campaign Mode strengthandhonor
    View Full Map iseedeadpeople
    Instant Victory allyourbasearebelongtous
    Instant Defeat somebodysetusupthebomb
    Level 10 Allied Units ihavethepower
    Reduced Spell Cool Down thedudeabides
    Disable Victory Conditions itvexesme
    Add Gold (default amount is 500) keysersoze [number]
    Add Lumber (default amount is 500) leafittome [number]
    Add Gold and Lumber (default is 500 of each) greedisgood [number]
    Fast Construction Rate warpten
    Fast Death iocainepowder
    Units Do Not Need Farms pointbreak
    Fast Research Rate whoisjohngalt
    Research Upgrade sharpandshiny
    Turn Off Tech Tree synergy
    Set Time to Morning riseandshine
    Set Time to Evening lightsout
    Set Time of Day daylightsavings [hour]
    Toggle Between Day and Night daylightsavings
    Trees Disappear abrakadabra
    Select Level motherland [race] [level]
    Increase Heroes’ Levels to Equal Highest Enemy Hero Level samelevel
    Increase Night Elves’ Build Speed onehundredplus
    Unlock the Song “Power of the Horde” Played at the End of the Single Player Game tenthleveltaurenchieftain
    Automatically Re-Enter the Last Cheat Code =

    How to Unlock the Secret Tower Defense Level

    Developer Blizzard Entertainment hid secret levels in its older titles, and The Frozen Throne carries on that tradition. There’s a secret tower defense level within the game called The Crossing. To gain access to it during The Dungeons of Dalaran, the Alliance campaign’s third chapter:

    Find a room with three sheep in it. In front of the sheep are three glowing floor panels. When a unit touches a panel, the sheep will say one of three words: Baa, Ram, and Ewe.

    Place a unit on each panel, one at a time, so the sheep say the words “Baa, Ram, and Ewe” in order.

    A door will open nearby. Enter it and activate the circle of flying fiery sheep to unlock The Crossing level.

    How to Get the Hidden Tomes of the Ancients

    Gain two Tomes of Intelligence, one Tome of Strength, and two Mana Runes during the Night Elf campaign. To do that, kill all Makruras located in the top left corner of the map, then use Maiev’s Blink ability to reach the top of the wall in the farthest north section of the base. You will see the message, “Secret Area Tomes of Ancients Discovered.” Pick up the tomes and mana runes.

    How to Get a Hidden Mana Rune and Tome of Strength

    Find a hidden island with some goodies during the Night Elf campaign’s Chapter 1: Rise of the Naga. The island is across the water from some burning boats along the coast and it can be reached using Maiev’s Blink ability. Once you reach it, defeat the naga there to claim your rewards.

    Origin: http://www.lifewire.com/warcraft-3-frozen-cheats-pc-3402254

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    How to open the Warcraft 3 World Editor?

    Almost everyone knows how to open the World Editor. But there are still people who could use a few suggestions.

    Here is a screenshot of me, opening the editor from my Start Menu:

    How to open the World Editor

    You can also open the World Editor from the Warcraft III install path:

    World Editor.exe in the Warcraft 3 folder

    To verify that the World Editor is running, press CTRL+ALT+DEL and find worldedit.exe on the second tab’s list:

    Check for worldedit.exe in the Task Manager

    If you don’t have the CD, worry not! Patching the game to any version above 1.21b will allow you to play without the CD in your drive. Download the latest patch from Blizzard: link.

    Protected maps will crash your editor if you try opening them. This is not a bug. Read about map protection here. Examples: DotA, RPGs, 3ICE’s Maze Designer, and most of my other maps. None of these maps will open in the World Editor. Deprotection is possible. Map makers usually protect their maps to prevent content theft or rigging.

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    Not to the hundreds of people who emailed me about it so far. On average I get two emails a day asking how to open the editor.

    A lot of people are incredibly stupid.

    Or maybe I shouldn’t say stupid…

    “A lot of people are incredibly inexperienced with computers.”

    There we go, I can be sympathetic too.

    You gave a detailed explanation, but there is one problem: you assume that everyone playing the game is running a Windows OS. What about us that are running Mac OSX?

    Mac people should be able to run the Optimizer from inside a Windows emulator. I have never tried that though, as I don’t have access to Macs anywhere. (Work/School/home – they all use PCs.)

    There are also MPQ editors available for Mac OSX, like MPQ Extractor:

    Edit #2: I remember reading that game development on a Mac is like hell, due to the lack of tools. Most map makers prefer Windows.

    Alo,my name is Ink,i already solves how to add tree,gold mine and strat locations and other basic decorate and terrain change in the world editor to create some melee map or non melee map.still,i have a question left,now the only way i create pg warcraft map is to use super big map,how do i create a link between two different map,such as warcraft 3:Frozone throne,orc bonus champaign,they set the way as rpg.

    Not many people bother with the Campaign Editor (Hotkey: F7) because the campaigns created by it only work in single player. Here is how to open it:

    If you know how to extract files from MPQ archives, you can even open the Orc Bonus Campaign maps:
    C:Program FilesWarcraft IIIWar3xlocal.mpqMapsFrozenThroneCampaignOrcX01.w3x
    C:Program FilesWarcraft IIIWar3xlocal.mpqMapsFrozenThroneCampaignOrcX01_02.w3x
    C:Program FilesWarcraft IIIWar3xlocal.mpqMapsFrozenThroneCampaignOrcX01_03.w3x
    C:Program FilesWarcraft IIIWar3xlocal.mpqMapsFrozenThroneCampaignOrcX01_04.w3x
    C:Program FilesWarcraft IIIWar3xlocal.mpqMapsFrozenThroneCampaignOrcX01_05.w3x

    How do I download Warcraft III world editor anyway?

    Edited by 3ICE: Capitalized “how”, “i”, and “warcraft”, added a question mark, removed fake URL (was “http://a”) fixed email address (ended in “yahoo.coma” instead of “yahoo.com”, removed name (was “asd”).

    Why do so many people think it needs to be downloaded separately from WC3?

    It comes with the game, and is installed automatically.

    Edited by 3ICE: Removed fake e-mail address and website. (You don’t need to fill those in! They have always been optional fields.)

    my warcraft not in all programs

    If you can’t, do a reinstall.

    can you give me link to download warcraft 3 world editor?

    hi guys . can anyone tell me how to download world editor in warcraft 3 . couse mine is not working . tnx

    Edited by 3ICE: Moved URL to email. Ridiculous mix up…

    I’d love to get to the bottom of this. To understand what’s going on with these people who are unable to open their world editor… Because there are many.

    You are one of them. The many people who are looking for a “world editor download” when it’s already right in front of them. It worries me. Why do people look for such a thing? Ignorance? Or some technical problem?

    You say it isn’t working, that’s a start at least. So you managed to find it.

    Details? Logs? Error messages? Anything?

    Here is the error report that pops up almost immediately after launching the Warcraft III World Editor. This is the original game I think, it’s a legitimate copy and I have Mac OS X 10.6.8.

    Process: Warcraft III World Editor [216]
    Code Type: PPC (Translated)
    OS Version: Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549)
    Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGBUS)
    Exception Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE at 0×0000000000000000
    Model: MacBookPro5,1, BootROM MBP51.007E.B06, 2 processors, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.66 GHz, 4 GB, SMC 1.41f2
    Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, PCIe, 512 MB
    Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, PCI, 256 MB

    Edited by 3ICE: Removed about 1000 lines of unimportant debug information.

    The Windows 8+ app launch process is fairly straightforward. You simply type the name of the app into your start screen and it shows up.

    Press START → type “World Editor” → hit Enter

    Optionally you can right click to pin it to start or taskbar to find it easier next time.

    Here is a screenshot of this process from my Windows 10:
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    You are horrible, why Warcraft III players are so toxic ?

    UNFORTUNATELY THE ENTIRE INTERNET IS AN EXTREMELY TOXIC PLACE. EVEN JUST WHAT YOU DID; POINTING OUT THAT SOMEONE IS TOXIC… IS IN ITSELF A TOXIC ACTION.

    Origin: http://www.3ice.hu/blog/how-open-warcraft-world-editor/

    World of warcraft walkthrough editor

    Many of the Orc and Human units and structures are the same in functionality, cost, and power. In this guide when the unit name of one race is used you can assume the information mentioned will also apply to the opposite race’s equivalent unit. The spells Death and Decay and Blizzard are also similar – strategies used with one may also be used with the other.

    Equivalent units: Peasant/Peon, Footmen/Grunt, Ballista/Catapult, Knight/Ogre, Mage/Death Knight, Demolition Squad/Goblin Sappers, Flying Machines/Goblin Zeppelins, Oil Tankers, Elven/Troll Destroyers, Battleships/Juggernauts, Orc/Human Transports and Gryphons/Dragons.

    Equivalent structures: Town Hall/Great Hall, Keep/Stronghold, Fortress/Castle, Chicken Farm/Pig Farm, Barracks/Barracks, Elven Lumber Mill/Troll Lumber Mill, Blacksmith/Blacksmith, Watch Tower/Scout Tower, Guard Tower, Cannon Tower, Shipyard, Oil Rig, Foundry, Oil Refinery, Stables/Ogre Mound, Gnomish Inventor/Goblin Alchemist, Gryphon Aviary/Dragon Roost, Mage Tower/Temple of the Damned, Church/Altar of Storms.

    Basic Overview
    This area covers the fundamental basics of how Warcraft II works and provides an introduction into the world of Warcraft.

    Orcs vs Humans
    Find out what differences there are between the Orcs and Humans in this area. Strengths and weaknesses are laid out to better help you handle matches against each race.

    Units
    A detailed section covering every unit found in Warcraft II. Discover hidden uses and strategies for each unit as well as fully detailed stats for each units abilities.

    General Strategy
    Recommended for intermediate players. This section covers many of the strategies that will assist you in winning your battles.

    Advanced Strategy
    Recommended for advanced players. This section delves into the spells and units found in the higher branches of the tech tree. Learn the secrets of using units like the fearsome Sappers and Demolition Squads as well as spells like Blizzard and Death & Decay.

    Water Strategy
    Recommended for advanced players. Having trouble gaining control of the sea in your battles over water? This section reveals the best water-based strategies and tactics ever formulated! Learn to how to defeat Battleships and Juggernaughts even in situations with overwhelming odds, how to sink those dastardly Submarines and Giant Turtles without detection and much more!

    Origin: http://classic.battle.net/war2/strategy.shtml

    World of Warcraft: Why People Play is Linked to their Personality

    Why do people play video games?

    While researchers and psychologists have found many answers — to socialize with others (e.g., form relationships, provide and receive social support, and build collaborations), to gain a sense of achievement (e.g., acquire status, power, or domination over others), or to immerse themselves into a world outside the ordinary — there’s not a lot of consistency in how motives are measured in gaming research.

    This means it’s really hard for researchers to compare their data with other scientists’ data in the same field, making broad generalizations about video games and gaming difficult to come by.

    Enter a new exploratory study by Graham & Gosling (2013) to help shed some light on the problem.

    Given researchers’ past inconsistency, this new study “sought to build on previous research by examining the degree to which game-playing motivations (e.g., socialization, achievement, and immersion) are associated with personality traits in the most popular MMORPG, [World of Warcraft, also known as WoW].”

    Not surprising, the study’s subjects were mostly young adult men. About 1,413 (166 women) WoW players participated in this study (mean age=26.04, SD=7.50). On average, participants played WoW nearly 24 hours per week and had played for nearly 20 months at the time of sampling.

    Subjects in the study completed two psychological measures — a personality assessment, the 44-item Big Five Inventory, and a 20-item Motivations for Play in Online Games scale developed by previous researcher Yee.

    People high in different personality traits tended to play for different reasons.

    As expected, individuals motivated to play WoW for the purpose of socialization tended to be high on extraversion. Additionally, individual’s playing WoW to socialize were relatively high on agreeableness, neuroticism, and openness, but low in conscientiousness. Approximately 10% of the variance in social motivations was accounted for by the Big Five.

    Contrary to our hypothesis, achievement motivation was negatively related to conscientiousness. Achievement motivation of WoW players was also negatively related to agreeableness and openness, but positively to extraversion and neuroticism. Approximately 5% of the variance in achievement motivation was accounted for by the Big Five traits.

    As expected, individuals playing WoW for immersive motives were relatively high in openness. Those motivated to immerse themselves in the game were also relatively high on neuroticism and agreeableness, but lower on extraversion and conscientiousness. Approximately 10% of the variance in immersion motives was accounted for by Big Five traits.

    WoW gamers motivated to play for leadership purposes tended to be extraverted, conscientious, and open, and lower in agreeableness and neuroticism. Approximately 15% of the variance in leadership motivation was accounted for by the Big Five.

    Individuals with motives of independence tended to be low in extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism, but high in openness. Approximately 3% of the variance in independence motivation was accounted for by the Big Five.

    What’s this mean? The researchers explain:

    As increasing numbers of people engage in virtual environments on a daily basis, it becomes more important to understand who is spending time in these spaces and why. Individuals select and manipulate their daily environments in the offline world to suit their needs, so it is reasonable to assume that they also do so in the online world.

    There are numerous kinds of virtual environments (e.g., social networking sites, blogs, and games) in which individuals spend large amounts of time, each with its own set of goals, possibilities, and norms. Therefore, it is important to examine patterns of findings at a domain-specific level. We focused on WoW because of the high number of individuals interacting in the game.

    The present findings demonstrate that individuals not only have different motivations for interacting in WoW, but that their personality traits are associated with those motivations.

    Surprised? I’m not really… it seems logical that we’re motivated to engage in the online world in different environments — and use different forms of entertainment, even — based upon our personality, our social skills, and our interpersonal needs. But this research demonstrates this relationship, and that the relationship is based at least in part on our personality.

    Graham, L.T. & Gosling, S.D. (2013). Personality Profiles Associated with Different Motivations for Playing World of Warcraft. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 16, 189-193. doi:10.1089/cyber.2012.0090.

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    Dr. John Grohol is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Psych Central. He is a psychologist, author, researcher, and expert in mental health online, and has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues since 1995. Dr. Grohol has a Master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Grohol sits on the editorial board of the journal Computers in Human Behavior and is a founding board member of the Society for Participatory Medicine. You can learn more about Dr. John Grohol here.

    Origin: http://psychcentral.com/blog/world-of-warcraft-why-people-play-is-linked-to-their-personality/

    Dealing with World of Warcraft Traditional bugs? Nope – they are aged-school functions

    World of Warcraft turns 15 this yr, and the leading, veteran massively multiplayer on the web purpose actively playing match is celebrating by returning to its roots with Environment of Warcraft Common. It turns the clock back again on the adventure, rolling back updates and expansion packs to an previously 2005 ‘vintage’ interval for the recreation that lots of players think about a golden age for the title.

    But as is typically the circumstance with nostalgia, factors aren’t always pretty as rosy as you don’t forget. Planet of Warcraft Classic will be unveiled fully to paying out subscribers of the primary game on August 27 2019, but a beta early access has offered some players a sneak peek at what to count on – and it is been a bit of a shock for some.

    Basic gamers have been reporting a sequence of bugs to developers Blizzard Amusement. Besides the dilemma is, they’re not bugs. They’re truly exact, previous-university capabilities of how the recreation utilized to perform.

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    From minimap quest markers to participant-balancing attack distances, Planet of Warcraft has acquired countless small excellent of life advancements about the many years. And as the stating goes, you only miss the items you enjoy when they’re long gone – the identical goes for patch fixes.

    “The mother nature of WoW Common occasionally invokes distinctive recollections for diverse players, and this qualified prospects to specific misconceptions for some about what is or isn’t working as intended,” describes Blizzard in a Struggle.internet write-up.

    So, what is, or is not, a bug in World of Warcraft Basic? Here’s what Blizzard has highlighted as being a non-bug in the new, previous sport mode:

    • Tauren’s hitboxes and their melee attain is a little bigger than other races.
    • Currently being critically struck though utilizing /sit to sit does not trigger abilities like Enrage, Blood Fad, and Reckoning to activate.
    • Employing the “Automated Quest Monitoring” choice does not auto-keep track of recently recognized quests. (It rather will begin to observe an existing quest when progress towards an objective is started out.)
    • Warrior wellness Regeneration is working at the expected charge.
    • Quests targets and details of pursuits are not tracked on the map or minimap.
    • Completed quests are marked on the minimap with a dot. (and not a “?”)
    • Feared gamers and NPCs run speedy.
    • Standing on top rated of other players even though going through absent permits spells and assaults to be employed.
    • Creature respawn charges are a lot slower than in Struggle for Azeroth.
    • NPCs which supply a number of quests may inconsistently exhibit them as a dot or a “!” on the readily available quests checklist. They had been inconsistent in 1.12, and we have reproduced the exact inconsistency they experienced again then.
    • Quests that are way too lower level for do not present up as a “!” in the sport environment.
    • Accessible quests do not screen a “!” on the minimap.
    • On amount up, the concept: “Your talent in Protection elevated to 15” was extra in 1.12.1, and we’re intending to hold that.

    Origin: http://www.moretechnologytricks.com/information-technology-30/

    Xiaomi teams up with World of Warcraft for special edition Redmi Note 8 Pro

    Update, August 26 2019 (7:13AM ET): Xiaomi has now confirmed to Android Authority (and via Weibo) that it’s launching a special World of Warcraft edition Redmi Note 8 Pro on August 29.

    “The partnership is about a special WoW edition made for Redmi Note 8 Pro,” a Xiaomi spokesperson told us, linking to a Weibo post. The Weibo post doesn’t actually show the phone, but we do get a look at two phone boxes (showing light and dark colorways). Check it out below.

    The World of Warcraft edition is shaping up to be the icing on a rather tantalizing cake at this point. We’ve asked Xiaomi whether this edition will be available outside of China and will update the article when/if we receive a response.

    Original article, August 23 2019 (3:57AM ET): The Redmi Note 8 series launch is less than a week away, and we’ve already learned a few details about the upcoming devices. Xiaomi seems to be positioning the range as a photography and gaming platform of note, owing to the 64MP camera and Helio G90T chipset respectively.

    Further evidence of the gaming approach comes via the Redmi Weibo account, as the Xiaomi sub-brand just announced a partnership with World of Warcraft for the new phones.

    Origin: http://www.androidauthority.com/redmi-note-8-world-of-warcraft-1021453/

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