Eastern Kingdoms

‘World of Warcraft: Cataclysm’ – new landscapes, leaders, and gaps in logic

by University of Michigan Press July 20, 2010

This is the latest in a series of blog posts regarding the upcoming “Cataclysm” update/expansion pack for the online game World of Warcraft. It is based on the beta tests under way now and brought to you by the new book My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropologist’s Account of World of Warcraft, by Bonnie Nardi, available now from The University of Michigan Press. Previous blog entries dealt with the new worgen starting area, the new goblin starting area, and Blizzard Entertainment’s aborted attempt to require real life first and last names from the millions of posters on […]

Read more

New blog series: ‘World of Warcraft: Cataclysm’ beta updates; all about Worgens

by Heather Newman July 7, 2010

We’re pleased to introduce a new series of blog updates brought to you by the new book “My Life As a Night Elf Priest,” by Bonnie Nardi. The blog entries will focus on the new video game features in World of Warcraft’s “Cataclym” expansion/update, which is most likely debuting this fall.

Read more