Wikia doesn't seem to be asking for holiday cards from it's wikis this year, but I updated the one from last year for 2012. Enjoy!Read more >
Wikia has just introduced a new feature to replace user talk pages called Message Wall. It functions very similarly to the comment system used by blogs like this one. It supports wikicode (albeit, probably with a few bugs initially), but does not require it and allows for simple automatic thread organization.
- Optional. It can be turned on/off in the Wikia Labs control panel (usable by admins only).
- Clean user interface and easy to use.
- Still supports wikicode for images and sigs.
- Supports sorting by Newest threads, Oldest threads, Newest replies, or Most active. (Not sure how many at a time or what other specific criteria might be.)
- Allows simple thread organization based on replies to an initial post.
- Users cannot edit other user's posts/repli…
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Just thought I'd share the nice holiday card Wikia staff sent me.
- You can see the clean original on Blizzard's site from 2009.
They also gave me a big pack of holiday cards.Read more >
WoW is now dirt cheap at the US Blizzard Store!
- $5 WoW Battle Chest (Classic World of Warcraft + Burning Crusade expansion)
- $10 Wrath of the Lich King expansion
- $20 Cataclysm expansion
That's basically $35 for everything through Cataclysm!
...and now also on sale (but sadly not as good a deal) at the EU Blizzard store!
- €9.99 WoW Battle Chest (Classic World of Warcraft + Burning Crusade expansion)
- €24.99 Wrath of the Lich King expansion
- €24.99 Cataclysm expansion
Basically €60 for the lot.
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- I will try to keep this blog post up to date and modify it based on commentary.
- Commentary on casuals...
As much press as hardcore players get around World of Warcraft, the difference in making money or not for Blizzard Entertainment is not the hardcore players. Hardcore players don't represent the majority of players, but use up a vast majority of the resources in the game. This is because it is obvious that Blizzard spends a majority of its time catering to hardcore players. They spend inordinate amounts of time creating, refining and tweaking top-level raids, creating and tinkering with itemization for top-level raids and heroic instances, and responding to complaints and support requests from raiders. Blizzard is falling into the squeaky…
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