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Would Legacy Servers Really Detract from Warcraft’s Current Game?

UPDATE [8:32AM PST 27 April 2016]: The petition, currently at 241K signatures, was delivered by former World of Warcraft developer Mike Kern directly to Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime via email […]

Still Not Seeing the Big Deal With $10 Skins in Hearthstone

Hearthstone has some new stuff coming out in the form of new heroes, the first of which is the former lord of Ironforge himself, Magni Bronzebeard: Magni is a cosmetic […]

Sorry R Kelly, Blizzard doesn’t believe I can fly

[UPDATE: June 10, 2015]: So okay, we can fly…soon. Blizzard devs have since taken all the feedback on this heated debate and crafted an excellent compromise to ground questing/exploration that […]

eSports’ Television Debut: Why It Matters

  Note: Republished from eSportGO. The scene was not unique. It’s one that has happened many times before and for a variety of competitive video game titles. It’s the type […]

Media Watchdogs, Brands & Community: Continuing the PR-Media Relations Conversation

In the interest of full disclosure, I have received of a lot of feedback (mostly positive) on my previous entry in which I discussed the current state of affairs in […]

A New Roast: Starbucks’ Post-recession Paradoxical Renewal Blend

Note: The following is an excerpt from a discussion I authored that proposes to introduce the concept of paradoxical thinking in a business environment. It’s a little deeper than my […]

In Memoriam: Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

Not much to say save for the fact the geek world lost an icon today. Leonard Nimoy seemed to live a life similar to the iconic character he played, stressing […]

The Reality of PR & Media Relations; or, addressing the awkward elephant in the room

So I recently took it upon myself to develop a communications strategy for a company, which shall remain nameless. The project was fully volunteered, but at the same time most […]

Iron-branded; or, adventuring through the beautiful lands of Draenor in Warcraft’s latest knock-out expansion

Ten years. Ten wonderful years of ups, downs, achievements, boss kills, epic story and the endless cycle of loot-hunting. I’ve happily been a member of the World of Warcraft community […]

In memoriam: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

Not going to belabor this sad entry…but I just wanted to reflect quickly on the career of a man that inspired happy moments while I was growing up (as there […]

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