It’s something that I wished would happen in WoW for a very, very long time. That is, the option to modify the appearance of armor in some way or another. Last I wrote on this topic, the idea was but a dream that seemed, perhaps, just maybe, on the horizon.
Since then, transmogrification has become a force that drives many of us players who like to collect. And earlier this week, we learned via community manager Zarhym’s Twitter account that by Patch 5.2, transmogrification may become less restrictive in terms of allowing similar weapon types to be transmogrified. Here were his exact words:
.@iizeppii Removing main-hand/off-hand Xmog restrictions maybe by 5.2. Also allowing Xmog of weaps w/ similar anims (2H axe/2H sword, etc).
Among scouring my routine sites and sounds on the internet, I found some winning entries in the Pre-Cataclysm contests that happened with the Darkmoon Faire site.
The winner for the YouTube video section created this funny little “commercial” for our new green buddies enemies – the Goblins. Always looking to make a quick buck, no matter the cost, these Warcraft renditions of Ferengi deserve their spotlight every once in a while!
Click on after the video to see a few selections from Blizzard’s recent Cataclysm Print Ad contest winners.
Lorecast Episode 29 is hosted by Patrick Mulhern, featuring Cavin Smith and Nathan Harris. As the last show before the launch of a certain highly-anticipated expansion, most of it is spent jawing about World of Warcraft, including impressions of a post-Shattering Azeroth, Blizzard’s (allegedly) leaked product slate, and how we’re gearing up for release day, itself.