What are some key aspects to know with your introduction to World of Warcraft?

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World of Warcraft is pushing over 11 million users and is becoming history’s highest ranked MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game).

In World of Warcraft players can choose between two factions, multiple classes and races. Traveling between the two continents Kalimdor and The Eastern Kingdom players can battle their way to level 70, ultimately arriving in Outland. Players can also pick between numerous professions and use these skills to earn gold (worldofwarcraft.com).



Adventuring in World of Warcraft brings you into contact with hundreds of different monsters. Whether you choose to quest or seek riches in the deep dungeons that litter the world, players can choose to do whatever they want, whenever they want. An immense economy also goes on in World of Warcraft players can take items and materials that they find off monsters or their surrounding environment which they can sell on the Auction House (Wowwiki.org).

Players can pick different aspects of the game they choose to play whether it is pursuing the PvP (player vs. player) aspect or the PvE (player vs. environment). Players can even break it down to the type of realm (server) they want to be a part of choosing RP (role-playing) or PvP; of course these realm types can be mixed and matched to the desired players wants and needs (www.worldofwarcraft.com).



Let us dive into this immense world.

A. In World of Warcraft players can choose between two factions, multiple classes and races. Traveling between the two continents Kalimdor and The Eastern Kingdom players can battle their way to level 70, ultimately arriving in Outland. Players can also pick between numerous professions and use these skills to earn gold (worldofwarcraft.com).

i.     Orcs, Trolls, Undead, Tauren, Goblin and Blood Elves are the Horde forces. Humans, Gnomes, Dwarves, Night Elves, Wolven and Draenei are the Alliance forces.

ii.     Both factions have their own towns and cities where players can trade, chat and chill.

iii.     Professions players can learn range from fishing to jewel crafting. Each of these professions can earn gold which in turn can generate revenue to progress your character further in the game.

iv.     By choosing your faction determines who you are at war with in WoW. Horde and Alliance are in a constant struggle. Each continent that you visit has many different “zones” in which players can explore.

Of course with all these aspects there has to be bad guys to take out. This takes us deeper into this already immense online game.

B. Adventuring in World of Warcraft brings you into contact with hundreds of different monsters. Whether you choose to quest or seek riches in the deep dungeons that litter the world, players can choose to do whatever they want, whenever they want. An immense economy also goes on in World of Warcraft players can take items and materials that they find off monsters or their surrounding environment which they can sell on the Auction House (Wowwiki.org).

i.     There are intelligent and dangerous enemies as well. Humanoid foes of every kind, such as murlocs, gnolls, and furbolgs, join more unnatural monsters like undead, oozes, and elementals. And, should you dare, you'll find more spectacular enemies like demons, infernals, dragonspawn, and mighty dragons stalking the dungeons and high-level areas of the world (www.Wowhead.com).

ii.     Questing is a big part of World of Warcraft. Like most other role-playing games, World of Warcraft lets you advance in level as you gain experience. Experience can be gathered by killing monsters, exploring new destinations, and completing quests. Unlike in other games, quests are a significant tool for level advancement. (www.worldofwarcraft.com/info).

iii.     World of Warcraft also introduces a concept called the instanced dungeon. These instanced dungeons are entire dungeons that spawn specifically for each group of adventurers that enter them. Each time a group enters such an instance, a unique version of it spawns for that group only. This means no other players can play in that instance and bother the group, steal kills or treasure from the party, or otherwise hinder its play experience. (www.wowwiki.com).

C. Players can pick different aspects of the game they choose to play whether it is pursuing the PvP (player vs. player) aspect or the PvE (player vs. environment). Players can even break it down to the type of realm (server) they want to be a part of choosing RP (role-playing) or PvP; of course these realm types can be mixed and matched to the desired players wants and needs (www.wowwiki.com)

i.     Dueling - one vs one combat in a controlled environment. This cannot be done in cities. However, little towns and the areas immediately outside the entrances to capital cities are very popular for dueling (www.wowwiki.com).

ii.     Arena PvP System - organized on-going tournament that allow for matches that take place in instanced controlled environments between players of the same faction as well as the opposing. Available in 2v2, 3v3 and 5v5 formats. Players create teams and boost their Team Rating to earn Arena Points by beating similarly rated teams (www.wowwiki.com).

iii.     Battlegrounds - group vs group combat in a competitive environment. Players that complete a battleground receive 'marks' for the appropriate battleground, which are used as a sort of currency to purchase rewards from PvP vendors (www.wowwiki.com).

iv.     Raids are parties of 6-40 people divided into up to 8 groups of up to 5 players (www.wowwiki.com).

Conclusion to your introduction to World of Warcraft

i.     Players are free to let loose and choose their own paths on their quest to 85

ii.     Environments offer challenging ever changing content that leads to broader game depth.

iii.     There are numerous types of game-play that let players constantly change up their styles of play if they ever get bored of one play type.

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