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Da Bloody Twenty – November 13

November 13, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Mage Destruction!

Nineteen…

“The Grass is Always Greener On The Other Side” @ Stunty Stomper – Order does have all the Starbucks, however.

Eighteen…

“Chaos Wastes Under Assault” @ Classy Gamer – Imbedded journalism at its finest.

Seventeen…

“The Dead in the MUD” @ GameSpy – On the eve of WotLK, this journalist testifies as how WAR is keeping his mindshare occupied.

Sixteen…

“WAR: An Incentive Problem” @ Serial Ganker – Ranks, Renown Ranks and Righteous Renown Ranks of Respite.

Fifteen…

“When is it okay to tell your healer they suck?” @ /random – I guess the answer is “When you never, ever want to be healed again. Ever.”

Fourteen..

“What it means to be a Druchii” @ Obsessive Focus – It means hugs and snuggles and butterfly kisses!

Thirteen…

“Where is the Loot?” @ Warhammer Vault – Gimme gimme gimme, I need, I need!

Twelve…

“Good Choice Not To Shoot Yourself In The Foot, Mythic” @ Keen and Graev’s – Did we just avoid Trials of Atlantis number two?

Eleven…

“The Sky is Falling” @ Order of Destruction – 10 suggestions for how WAR could steal WoW’s thunder on Wrath’s launch day.

Ten…

“My Plea For Not Making The Dwarf Slayer” @ The Raven Calls – Mythic, don’t listen to this guy!

Nine…

“Zone Control – Scenario Madness Continues” @ Ark’s Ark – More thoughts to complement my own on the Zone Control article in the Herald.

Eight…

“Warhammer in my World” @ Dragonchasers – Some suggestions for improving WAR’s world.

Seven…

“Gear and Stat Choices” @ RP That Way – Saddle up and ride hard, Mr. Healer!

Six…

“Grab Bag No. 4 – Zone Control Review” @ The Herald – Do you have any clue what “zone control” does for your gameplay? Yeah, neither do I. Here’s Mythic’s attempt to explain!

Five…

“Death of a WAR Server” @ Serial Ganker – Did the server drop any good loot?

Four…

“10 Tips to Get Your Heals” @ Blame the Healer – Just… don’t do what the title of this blog says to do.

Three…

“Say Hello To My Little Friend” @ Book of Grudges – Siege Weapons and You: A Love Story

Two…

“Immersion and Lore Heresy” @ Tome of Knowledge – WoW meets WAR, with disasterous consequences.

One…

“Behind the Scenes of Heavy Metal” @ TTH – Trophies! Cloaks! Scenarios! And a little matter of two new tank classes…

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Da Bloody Twenty – November 6

November 6, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Goblin Rampage, Green Faced Killar, Disciple of Destruction, Clockwork Landmine, SpellDamage, Blame the Healer and RP That Way ===>!

Nineteen…

“Bear Calvary” @ Wizards and Wenches – Syp is easily amused entry #42.

Eighteen…

“Capture the Flag” @ The Greenskin – Strangely accurate. War by wimpiness.

Seventeen…

“How to Transfer a Character to a New Server in Warhammer Online” @ A Wall of Text – Honestly, I have NO idea what this article is about.

Sixteen…

“Masquerade” @ The Garrison of War – A great wrap-up on all of Witching Night’s goodies.

Fifteen…

“Yes! We are all individuals!” @ Killed in a Smiling Accident – Is the gear in WAR limited by design?

Fourteen…

“One Month of Warrior Priest” @ Wizards and Wenches – A great evaluation of Empire’s sledgehammer healers.

Thirteen…

“Staying a Step Ahead” @ Word of Shadow – “Players will try their hardest to make your game suck.”

Twelve…

“Dev Diary: The Reikland Factory” @ The Herald – See how a scenario is made!

Eleven…

“Warhammer Online NEEDS Darkness Falls” @ Keen and Graev’s – Just like it needs a hole in its head.  A RvR hole!

Ten…

“WAR: Thanks for all the Idjits” @ Brasse – Good to know that Destruction can be just as stupid as Order.

Nine…

“Warhammer Online’s ‘Secret’ Content” @ Ark’s Ark – If a dev plants a secret in a forest and nobody is around, does it matter?

Eight…

“Bestiary Entry: Vampires” @ Tome of Knowledge – What are the freaky-deaky bloodsuckers up to now?

Seven…

“WAR’s Greatest Flaw” @ Keen and Graev’s – Putting a finger on the problem.

Six…

“Epic Quests for Fun and Gear” @ Stunty Stomper – Just say “no” to FedEx and escort quests!

Five…

“Cajones Wanted” @ The Inevitable City – Giving oomph to the RPers.

Four…

“Blogging from the Heart” @ The Greenskin – The mighty Snafzg shares his utmost feelings on WAR, for better or worse, for richer or poorer.

Three…

“Double Dippers: People Who Play Two MMOs” @ GamerDNA – WAR, WoW and the rest of them.

Two…

“News Flash: WAR is not Doomed” @ Archmagery – The war of bloggers heats up! Simmers! Comes to a boil! Cooks an egg!

One…

“Update for Patch 1.05″ @ VN Boards – A sneak preview of today’s massive patch notes!

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Da Bloody Twenty – October 30

October 30, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Obsessive Focus, Tome Addict, Highs and Lows of a Chaos Zealot, Garrison of War, WarGuru!

Nineteen…

“WAAAGHkin” @ Doppler – Happy Halloween!

Eighteen…

“Mythic Working On The Expansion And New-New Classes” @ Massively – New-New? Oh, I thought he said Gnu-Gnu. A gnu once bit my sister…

Seventeen…

“WAR PvE” @ /random – Good, bad, and a lot in between. Randomy second-guesses what the Mythic devs went through.

Sixteen…

“WAR: Making Tanking Fun Again” @ Tenfold Hate – Meatshield pride.

Fifteen…

“Strange but True” @ The Greenskin – True fact: Snafzg gives me one Canadian moose for each time I mention him on this blog.

Fourteen…

“Resists” @ Way of the Chosen – Passing on second-hand info to make your life more livable.

Thirteen…

“High Rank Armor Sets – Tokens Are Gone” @ Stunty Stomper – No suits for you!

Twelve…

“WAR: A New Hope For Open RvR” @ A Wall of Text – Grey skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face!

Eleven…

“Is It the Player’s Fault This Time?” @ Keen and Graev’s – Who’s fault is the current scenario/open world RvR imbalance, the players, Mythic or both? Perhaps mine? I dunno!

Ten…

“Setting Up Hotkeys For Tactics” @ Money News – A great workaround to quickly switch between tactic sets. Because clicking once was a pain.

Nine…

“Class Balance in WAR” @ Stylish Corpse – A trip through the Order classes… but no Engie love! Waaaah!

Eight…

“The Future of WAR” @ IGN – In which the term “bloodbath” is used. I’ll let you find out where.

Seven…

“Fixing WAR RvR Redux” @ Potshot – Good ideas, but I think the armies should indenture players and force them to fight instead of giving them pansy-wansy choices!

Six…

“Did WoW Weaken The MMO Community?” @ Classy Gamer – Don’t let the name fool you, it’s mostly about Warhammer. And class.

Five…

“Witching Night Event Information” @ Garrison of War – Wanna know what to do for this first live event? Wonder no longer!

Four…

“Halloween is Coming” @ Tome of Knowledge – Peanuts as WAR characters? Genius.

Three…

“The Shadow Approaches” @ Fires of WAR – Heck YEAH! Fluff this game up, Mythic!

Two…

“Paul Barnett Explores Players Behind the Races” @ TTH – What you play is what you are?

One…

Waralytics - Gorge yourself full on all sorts of stats and numbers about WAR’s makeup!

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Da Bloody Twenty – October 23

October 23, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: The Lynx War, WARDojo, and Crazy Warhammer!

Nineteen…

“Launch Party” @ Josh Drescher – Hey Dresch! Where was my invite?

Eighteen…

“The Phrases” @ The Inevitable City – Holy moley, that’s a lot of quotes!

Seventeen…

“What You Lookin’ At Fool?” @ Chappo’s Corner – Hey, what can I say? I’m easily amused.

Sixteen…

“Thoughts on Scenarios” @ Denizens of Xibalba – I like this line of thought, looking at scenarios as “points per time” in terms of efficiency.

Fifteen…

“New MMOs Need Time To Shine” @ Brave Pidge’s – Are we rushing to judge a little too soon, or is the onus on the game companies to hook us right away?

Fourteen…

“How WAR Saved Me From WoW” @ Soramimi Keki – A funny little testimonial about a girl’s entry into WAR.

Thirteen…

“Play Warhammer Online on your MacBook 2008″ @ WARDojo – Never tell a geek something can’t be done.

Twelve…

“How Smart Can A Contribution Measurement Be?” @ Book of Grudges – I know! It doesn’t measure how my mere presence picks people’s spirits up!

Eleven…

“RvR Lake Public Quests” @ The Greenskin – Did WAR already have open RvR incentives in beta?

Ten…

“Learn to Accept My Reward” @ Killed in a Smiling Accident” – How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?

Nine…

“What if you had a WAR and no one showed up?” @ Potshot – Great ideas how to invigorate interest into open world RvR.

Eight…

“A Pocket Guide to Pocket Items” @ Ground Zero – I’ve got something in my front pocket for you, why don’t you reach inside it and see what it is?

Seven…

“Questing, Persistence, WAR” @ Stylish Corpse – Curse you, Foozles! Curse you all!

Six…

“State of the Game Interview” @ TTH – A good follow-up to Mark Jacob’s previous announcements.

Five…

“Mark Davis Dev Diary” @ The Herald – Witch Hunters, Witching Night and the seedy side of WAR.

Four…

“State of WAR” @ /random – A good analysis of the ups and downs of the first month.

Three…

“Toe-to-Toe: Warhammer Online’s Color and Dye System” @ Stunty Stomper – If you like Crayola, you’ll like this game.

Two…

“Tome of Knowledge Index” – Everything you need to know about your favorite unlocks, all in one happy place.

One…

“State of the Game” @ The Herald – Too much goodness to contain within a pithy sentence.

Bonus…

Mutant Reviewers From Hell – If you like my writing on this blog and you’re a fan of weird cult movies, pop on over to Mutant Reviewers where me and a great group of friends tackle the best and worst oddball flicks on a daily basis!

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Da Bloody Twenty – October 16

October 16, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: The Devoted Inquirer, Hold the Line! and Denziens of Xibalba!

Nineteen…

“Bloggers Give Up Fast” @ Hudson’s Hideout – Not so much WAR related as WAR blogger related, but it greatly amused me.

Eighteen…

“Soloing in Scenarios” @ Book of Grudges – Short and plain, but we here at WAAAGH! agree 100%

Seventeen…

“The World Is Hollow And I Have Touched The Sky” @ The Inevitable City – Go on a fantastic voyage to the great beyond!

Sixteen…

“WAR Sports” @ Eurogamer – Are scenarios the new WoW arena? God forbid.

Fifteen…

“Why Play A Healer?” @ Book of Grudges – Masochism?

Fourteen…

“Trophies & Bestial Tokens” @ Stunty Stomper – A guide to the fashionable killer.

Thirteen…

“Should Mythic Rethink PQs?” @ Tenfold Hate – Some good thoughts, though no solid solutions.

Twelve…

“Refusing to move on: Is Tier 1 too much fun?” @ Seriously Casual – I’d play on a server where you couldn’t level past 11, yes indeedy!

Eleven…

“Variations on an Old Joke” @ Tome of Knowledge – Why did the Syp cross the road, tho?

Ten…

“New Wallpaper Section” @ The Greenskin – Awesome wallpapers from MrMatthew!

Nine…

“10 Tips from a Tank to a Healer” @ Save Da Runts – Unsurprisingly, they’re all “HEAL ME PLZ!!!!!!”

Eight…

“Does Bartle Type/Gender Influence Your Class Choice in WAR?” @ GamerDNA – Charts! Many of them! And lo, the poor Squig Herder!

Seven…

“Ten Things I Hate About You, Tor Anroc” @ Chappo’s Corner – He’s… not a poet, but the effort is appreciated.

Six…

Grab Bag No. 2 @ The Herald – Guild leveling and more!

Five…

“Incentivizing Open RvR” @ JoBildo – Great ideas, but I think he needs to actually go further — maybe an influence bar for the RvR lake, more options for keep assault (tunneling anyone?), etc.

Four…

“The Breaking Point” @ Penny Arcade – Tycho gives a pretty glowing review/coverage of Warhammer, especially when taken away from WoW’s reference point.

Three…

“Warhammer Online vs. World of Warcraft” @ GameSpy – A good head-to-head comparison on a number of topics.

Two…

“WAR Stuff That Doesn’t Make Sense” @ Word of Shadow – Yeah! YEAH! Also, what about the whole “no children” thing? How do people make warbabies?

One…

“5 Things I Like…” and “5 Things I Dislike…” @ Broken Toys – A two-part review of awesomosity.

Bonus…

I need an exorcism?

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Da Bloody Twenty – October 9

October 9, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Dwarven Invasion, Da’ Toughest, The Raven Calls, The Inevitable City and The Warhammer Ankle Biter!

Nineteen…

“PVE Experience Points Shortfall” @ Seriously Casual – This is a definite point of concern for those who are leveling up more in the PvE side than PvP.

Eighteen…

“T4 Reignites The Awesome In WAR” @ Keen and Graev’s – Still, it’s a pretty wussy Terminator.

Seventeen…

“Why I Love My Magus” @ The Inevitable City – As an Engineer counterpart, I can identify a lot with what he’s saying in this little love letter.

Sixteen…

“Bestiary Entry: Beastmen” @ Tome of Knowledge – Him love Beastmen long time.

Fifteen…

“WAR Propaganda Posters” @ Warhammer Online – Uncle Sam wants you… to rip out your enemy’s throat with your bare teeth and laugh at their racial inferiority.

Fourteen…

“The Names Our Mothers Gave Us” @ The Greenskin – Yeah, what kind of name is Snafzg anyway? Were they having a discount sale at ScrabbleWorld?

Thirteen…

“Blizzard’s new focus for WoW, just as soon as Mythic finishes it” @ Hardcore Casual – Let’s make MST3King of dev posts a staple from now on.

Twelve…

“In Search For the Ultimate Tome Unlock” @ Wizards and Wenches – Godspeed in your quest, my friend.

Eleven…

“Five Reasons why Destruction is More Popular Than Order” @ The Many Relms of Relmstein – Number 6: free Slurpees.

Ten…

“Popularity vs. Population” @ Book of Grudges – P is on their mind.

Nine…

“Fraternization with the Enemy” @ Hammer of War Online – It’s the Big Orc Little Dwarf social program!

Eight…

“Josh Drescher Interview” @ Kikizo – It’s pretty standard, explaining it to someone who’s not really familiar with WAR at all.

Seven…

“The Ripple Effects of WAR’s Launch” @ Gamer DNA – Numbers, numbers and theories!

Six…

James Nichols comments on the first city siege @ WHA – Traitors! Traitors in our midst!

Five…

“Inevitable City Map” @ Stunty Stomper – But… where’s the Burger King?

Four…

“Kill The Dude With The Thing” @ GameSpy – Sage advice, indeed.

Three…

“Warhammer Online Lives Up To Its Hype” @ Wired – A glowing review, 9/10!

Two…

“Imbalance Sucks” @ Warhammer-Heads – What if you showed up to a war and nobody came?

One…

“Jeff Hickman on Managing A Successful WAR” @ Joystiq – A great post-launch interview with Hickory Dickory Dev!

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Da Bloody Twenty – October 2

October 2, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Warhammer Heads, Save Da Runts!, Cathbadh, Yet Another Warhammer Online Blog, WAAGH Radio, and Swisshammer!

Nineteen…

“You Got Some Camelot In My Warhammer” @ Keen and Graev’s Gaming Blog – To the moon, Alice! To the moon!

Eighteen…

“Mythic, Can You Please Fix…” @ The Greenskin – I’m too lazy to finish my list of “please fix’s”, so here’s a good substitute! (Follow this up with a swig from Nazgum.)

Seventeen…

“Mount Gunbad: Mushroom-Crazed Night Goblins” @ Stunty Stomper – Do I like the name of the blog or the article more? I can’t decide!

Sixteen…

“The Quick and Dirty Guide to Apothecary” @ Echoes of Nonsense – It’s like mixing different types of soda together.

Fifteen…

“Jeff Hickman on Cut Classes” @ MMORPG – He doesn’t “agree” that the cut classes are causing balance issues. I don’t “agree” with him, then.

Fourteen…

“What’s the Rush, Guv’nor? A Guide to Slow Leveling” @ Save Da Runt – Slow down, smell the roses, slaughter the roses.

Thirteen…

“Making Money in WAR” @ Book of Grudges – RPers like to beg for “alms”. Greenskins beg for “arms”.

Twelve…

“Sometimes Things Aren’t What They Seem” @ Mark Jacobs’ blog – Giving credit where credit is due.

Eleven…

“Bring On The Dogs Of War” @ Fires of WAR – Good question, good solution… unless they’re saving the Dogs for the x-pack!

Ten…

“So You’ve Decided To Play A Goblin Shaman” @ MMORPG – A decent starting guide for Warhammer’s gobbo healer.

Nine…

“Sorceress Action Damage Calculator” – Are you a sorceress? Do you like more damage? Then get your glass cannon butt over to this calculator!

Eight…

“Chaotic Flaw” @ Tome of Knowledge – Poor, poor Maguses. Magi? Whatever.

Seven…

“Sexism and Swordmasters” @ Book of Grudges – The bathrobes only hide their metal exoskeleton and dual-core plasma rifles.

Six…

“Metabalance or The Cool Factor” @ Schizoslayer – A great post and I agree, we tend to play classes that look cooler to us than ones that don’t, no matter what abilities they have.

Five…

Game Update 1.01 @ The Herald – Death to bugs!  Kill ‘em all!

Four…

“Knockbacks Are The Best Thing Ever” @ Word of Shadow – I concur, it’s like a giant pinkie from heaven flicks bad guys all over the place.

Three…

“We Are Listening” @ WHA Forums – Good to know, James. Good to know.

Two…

“Tome Tactics Guide” @ Money News – A comprehensive list of how to get those adorable little Tome tactics.

One…

GameSpy’s 5/5 Warhammer Review!

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Da Bloody Twenty – September 25

September 25, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: WAR Journal, Tome of Knowledge, Kiss My Bolter, Stylish Corpse, Oathbearers, Rune of Blogging!

Nineteen…

“Realm Balance” @ Kill Ten Rats – Comical Observation: I killed ten rats in Altdorf. I am the Rat King now.

Eighteen…

“I’m Just A Little Black Rain Cloud” @ Keen and Graev’s Gaming Blog – Flying away in his beautiful, beautiful balloooooon!

Seventeen…

“First Players to Hit 40″ @ The Book of Grudges – Great. So can we call off the race now?

Sixteen…

“WAR’s Cut Content Will Be Added Free Later” @ 1UP – In other obvious news, the sky is blue and I have a “y” in my screen name!

Fifteen…

“Warhammer Online: Age of Scratchening” @ Gamespy – So wrong… yet so so right. ahh. That’s the spot.

Fourteen…

“WAR Gear = Epic Win” @ NecroRogIcon – I concur heartily! I loves me some trophies.

Thirteen…

“Super Release Spectacular” @ The Greenskin – Squig Squigginton just rules, dude.

Twelve…

“More Freaks Than Elves” @ Hardcore Casual – The biggest threat to the WAR: an incredibly popular faction.

Eleven…

“Nude Tome Unlocks” @ The Order of Destruction – I find your lack of clothes disturbing.

Ten…

“Secret Diaries of a Goblin Squig Herder: Day One” @ The Greenskin – Eesh, and I thought *I* was wordy!

Nine…

“First, Do No Harm” @ Book of Grudges – Can I be a DPS who doesn’t DPS? Heh. Just joshin’ you.

Eight…

“A Game’s Quest for Online Success” @ The Washington Post – WAR makes it to the big(ger) leagues!

Seven…

“The Lesser of Two Evils” @ Tome of Knowledge – Wow, this guy’s art blows me away!

Six…

“Launch Day” @ The Herald – Videos and coverage of WAR’s awesome launch day!

Five…

“How Many Miles to Babylon?” @ The Book of Grudges – Walking is good for you, apparently.

Four…

“Adventure Log – Lair of the Bandit Queen” @ Archmagery – The secret is out! We will pwn BQ forever!

Three…

“A Banning We Will Go” @ Mark Jacobs’ blog – Ban baby ban!

Two…

“Cultivation Guide” @ Enric Darkstone – Want to get the “dirt” on this great crafting career? Be a “green thumb” and learn from the best!

One…

“Preparing for WAR” @ Gamasutra – A *must read* interview on the launch and beyond. Awesome info!

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Da Bloody Twenty – Launch Day Edition!

September 18, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Destruction Dolls, A WoW Player’s Conversion To WAR, Da Best Plan, WAR: The Slayer Oath, Cailaris’ Blog, Disciple of the Easily Distracted.

Nineteen…

“Mythic’s Other Project” @ RPS – What ARE they working on?

Eighteen…

“Toe-to-Toe: Open Party System” @ Stunty Stomper – A PSA about a very important subject.

Seventeen…

“Mythic’s Epic Fail” @ Kill Ten Rats – A lament for the cutting of the “Syp” career, widely thought to be overpowered.

Sixteen…

“Crabtastic!” @ Shozie – The Marauder shows its true colors (blue and pink!).

Fifteen…

“Twas The Night Before WAR” @ The Order of Destruction – It’s like poetry in motion!

Fourteen…

“Happy Launch Day!” @ Doubt the Stars – Carrie throws an office party, but Dwight and Michael mess it up with their schemes.

Thirteen…

“Dungeons & RP” @ Letsnothaveabreakdown – I is offtank now?

Twelve…

“Server Angst” @ Serial Ganker – Wah wah wah cry more nub, and other fascinating topics.

Eleven…

“The Awesomeness of a Mage” @ Wizards & Wenches – EYE LAZARS!

Ten…

TV Tropes’ Warhammer entry – Curious as to what genre clichés Warhammer holds? Tropes holds hours of potential reading once you start digging!

Nine…

Destruction Dolls #1: Introductions – This brand-new female WAR podcast demands your ears! They might give them back at the end of the show. Or not.

Eight…

“What we did at Games Day” @ Book of Grudges – Let’s just say this: Paul Barnett is now the love slave of two very obsessed bloggers.

Seven…

“Ten Things To Remember While Starting Out” @ Warhammer Tank – Good advice from a stuntie.

Six…

“Public Quests are Antisocial” @ Nerfbat – As much as I hate to admit it, he has some really good points here.

Five…

“Picking Mark Jacob’s brain about the Warhammer Launch” @ Massively – Either eat the whole brain or don’t — no picking at your food, Massively!

Four…

“Paul Barnett Interview” @ UpToWar.com – Great Q&A from the fans.

Three…

Justin Webb’s launch week blog @ TTH – Very funny stuff, if somewhat reminiscent of insanity!

Two…

Paul Barnett gives a tour of Mythic Entertainment @ G4 – He uses the words “higglety-pigglety”, which endears me to him forever.

One…

Mythic Entertainment Ships 1.5 Million Copies of WAR to Retailers @ The Herald

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Da Bloody Twenty – September 11

September 11, 2008

Da Bloody Twenty is a weekly countdown of the 20 most interesting, well-written or weirdest Warhammer Online articles and posts… to me.

Twenty…

Welcome to the Community: Way of the Chosen, Hammer Me, Tome of Warhammer, and Stunty Stomper!

Nineteen…

“Thoughts on a WAR Dungeon: Sacellum” @ Keen and Graev’s Gaming Blog – We haven’t heard nearly enough about dungeons, and it’s great to get a first-hand perspective.

Eighteen…

“‘Dude, that game is so 2004,’ and other WAR comments” @ Hardcore Casual – Is WAR being held to an unfair standard?

Seventeen…

Character Search function @ Warhammer Online – Awesome!

Sixteen…

“My Own Custom Tome Unlocks” @ Boathammer – He’s now got the “Bloggin’ Fool” title!

Fifteen…

“Bears Bears Bears” @ Tobold – Paul Barnett’s famous quote comes back to haunt him…

Fourteen…

“Hunt for Tzeentch” @ HammerWiki – You’ve got until Monday to compete in this fun contest!

Thirteen…

“First Quitter Posts Spotted In The Wild” @ Boathammer – Can I have your stuff?

Twelve…

“Roleplaying Servers: Good Sides and Bad Sides” @ Book of Grudges” – The good side is that even guys get to wear skirts!

Eleven…

“Am I Suffering from Low Expectations?” @ The White Lion Blog – If WAR sucks as much as everyone claims, why are we having so much fun indeed?

Ten…

“Realm Queues – They Work!” @ The Greenskin – Hey, some good news coming out of this week after all!

Nine…

“Why WAR” @ Twist-It Logic – It’s the last, best hope for the rebellion…

Eight…

“Attn: Healers, HoTs are your friend” @ Archmagery – But can he heal my broken heart?

Seven…

“The Public Quest Map Collection” @ Ten Ton Hammer – A great PQ resource, no doubt.

Six…

“What does WAR’s success or failure mean for the MMORPG market?” @ Mark Jacob’s blog – Vote with your dollars, people, and let’s make this thing rock!

Five…

“A lot of what was said yesterday here and on other forums was entirely out of line. Of course you were disappointed and criticism is certainly warranted but frankly many of the posts made about the situation were borderline sociopathic. If having delayed access to a beta test really drives you to such depths of anger and fury that you felt compelled to make the death threats, racial slurs and other deeply unpleasant posts then – and there is no polite way to put this – there is something wrong with you.” ~ IainC, GOA Community Manager

Four…

“The Top Five Reasons Gamers are Attracted to WAR” @ Ten Ton Hammer

Three…

“How Hardcore Is Your Guild?” @ Book of Grudges – Okay, I’ll admit that this post made me squirt what I was drinking out of my nose. A bit.

Two…

“Smashmouth” @ Broken Toys – Bad times + jittery players = nastiness all around

One…

“The Rockstars of WAR” @ Pop Culture of Destruction – I have the entire line of action figures. Do you?

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