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|Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:17 am Post subject: Something Borrowed and Something Blew
|Disclaimer: The following was not written by WarcraftRealms.
World of Warcraft seems to have a very heavy following, to say the absolute least. This game has injected itself into popular culture in only a few short years in a way that some religions cannot manage to in a few thousand. Needless to say, WoW is intensely popular. If you were to run a quick search online, you?d find entire communities devoted to the game, thousands of blogs set up in its honor, and more tips and tricks for success than there are in the archives of Hints from Heloise. But what does this all mean to you if you?re brand new to the WoW world?
Watching Peyton Manning?s cadence and learning his motions is good to gain some tricks on being an effective quarterback, but that doesn?t explain anything to you if you don?t know the first thing about football. The same applies to World of Warcraft. Not every newbie surfacing for the experience is privy to how to play. Level guides and mining tips and the respawn times of grinding fodder may be a foreign concept to you ? essentially useless. By borrowing these formulated-for-players strategies, you?re blowing your chances of a successful game start. What you need is a beginner?s guide.
Maybe the only Net gaming experience you have if when you used to play online casino games. Maybe you?re from the 7th generation world of home consoles. Or maybe games aren?t your forte at all, and you?re deciding to give WoW a shot. Regardless of the situation, if you?re a beginner, then you?ll need a beginner?s guide.
With this article, you can be pointed in the right direction. We?ll discuss a few tips you can heed at the very start of your game. But be warned here: your best bet will always be to play the game and to garner your own experience. There?s truly no substitute for learning through trial and error.
First and foremost, WoW is all about forethought. You don?t want to dive right in unaware of the characters and the implications of your choice later down the road. Whatever character you?re selecting, take a while to read up on the powers of that character, the advantages and disadvantages.
Take a look at the various professions you?ll be able to choose throughout the game. One of the most important aspects of WoW is the gold you?re make during gameplay. Keep this in mind when selecting your character and/or your respective professions.
Also, be prepared to play the game for all it?s worth. Don?t pass up on quests. Taking the time to complete all quests laid out will enable you to get a feel for the lay of the land, the gameplay, and also enable you to put together some funding.
You?ll want to learn about the auction house as soon as possible. Not only will this open up the door and teach you how the WoW marketplace works, but it will also allow you to be introduced to other players of the game. Forming lasting relationships and finding teammates is a good thing.
However you choose to proceed in the game, take your time and make sure to do things correctly. There will be plenty of tip guides out there telling you how to quickly pass through levels and skip over parts of the game, but the extra time spent playing will prove worth while once you grasp all the details. It won?t happen overnight, but you?ll soon be a fully capable WoW player.