Category Archives: tools

A Plea to Ace & Curse: Bring Us NoLib AddOns ASAP

As many readers have been slowly realizing over the past 24 hours, the WoWAce community has gone through a massive change in the way they make addons available to the general public – ie. all of us end-users. The reason … Continue reading

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Official Wrath Talent Calculators Online

Just a quick heads-up, Blizzard has put official talent calculators for Wrath up for playing. Here’s the EU version, and here the US one. The latter has a nice landing page, too.[...] Continue reading

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Blizzard Authenticator Warning: Only One Per Account

Just a quick heads-up here. I’ve now read on four separate sites that some people are ordering more than one Blizzard Authenticator for themselves, eg. if they play on a desktop computer and a laptop.
It doesn’t work that way, I’m afraid. Continue reading

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Why the Optional Blizzard Authenticator will Become Quite Mandatory

Blizzard announced a new tool in the arsenal of measures to combat account theft, their authenticator. In short, you buy the authenticator for a small sum of money, tie it to one or more Blizzard game accounts, and from then on, whenever you want to log in, you will be prompted to type in not just your username and password, but also a short authentication code. Continue reading

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Daostrasz on Tweaking your Graphics in WoW

Daostrasz has an excellent post out here for people not making full use of a good gfx card and plenty of RAM, explaining how you can improve the eye-candy value in the game. Continue reading

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Safely Changing your WoW Password

In the wake of another round of account hacking – Emeritus blogging tank HonorsHammer is one of the latest prominent victims – let me restate one important element of my advice regarding account security. Continue reading

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Quick Notes

Just 1-2 quick things: Continue reading

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The Quest for Precise Damage Metering: Almost There

Numbers, numbers, numbers. That’s all Damage Meter addons are about. Getting those as close to what your server knows you have dealt is the big challenge, and the Eldorado promised by patch 2.4 is getting closer by the day. Continue reading

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Damage Meters in Patch 2.4, One Week Later

This is just a very short round-up of where the different damage meters are today in terms of parch 2.4 compatibility, not an in-depth benchmark. Continue reading

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