Explorers' League Journal: Entry V

Explorers' League
December 16th by Lylirra

Ready for more digging, travelers? Fantastic! There's a plethora of game and community developments this week just waiting to be discovered. Let's dive right in.


Cataclysm Shatters Sales Record - Yo, Wrath of the Lich King. I'm really happy for you, and I'mma let you finish, but World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is now the fastest-selling PC game of all time. Of all time!

Worldbreaker Release Party - Worldbreaker, the first World of Warcraft Trading Card Game set to feature Cataclysm content, is now available! Grab a Sealed Pack from your favorite retailer on your way home tonight or check out one of the release parties scheduled for this weekend, December 18 and 19.

Free Character Moves Available - Back for Cataclysm and wanting to avoid some of the wait times on high-population realms? We've opened up a number of Free Character Moves from North American realms currently experiencing the longest queues. Check to see if your realm is listed, and don't miss this opportunity to get in the game when you want!


Gameplay First

More Hotfixes! - To keep your in-game experience as groovy as possible, we're servin' up the freshest Cataclysm hot fixins' this side of the Maelstrom.

Primary vs. Secondary Stats - Strength vs. haste ? Spirit vs. mastery? Agility vs. hit? In his latest blog, Ghostcrawler delves into the differences between primary and secondary stats, the design philosophy behind how they'll affect your gameplay, and what kind of itemization you might see as a result.

Transmute: Living Elements Clarification - There's more to this transmute than meets the eye. Find out how Living Elements is affected by certain Cataclysm zones.

Tier 11 Armor Set Guide - If you're eager to prepare your Tier 11 shopping list, then our friends over at Wowhead have just the resource for you.

Five Tips for Difficult Dungeons - Ten Ton Hammer has some great suggestions for how to improve the success of your early dungeon runs. Get busy playing, or get busy dying.



Season 9 Has Begun - The first PvP season of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is now live!

War Games FAQ - Learn how to challenge both friend and foe to an Arena or Battleground skirmish. (Thermonuclear war ain't got nothin' on this.)

Rated Battlegrounds FAQ - Rated Battlegrounds are just around the corner, so be sure to dust off your PvP gear and get ready to deal out some synchronized ownage.


Website Features

New Media Section - We've been continually adding new features to our community site -- including the recently released Media section, which boasts a massive collection of screenshots, wallpapers, videos, comics, fan art, and more. Come find out how to make the most of your community experience!

Character Image FAQ - How do your new community avatars stay so beautiful and young? Find out with our informative FAQ.


Stay classy, Azeroth. We'll see you next week.