Tag Archives: WoW

World Today: This Looks Safe

Location: Stormwind Characters: Myself (the tree) and a friend. World of Warcraft just received a very fun patch, particularly for Druids. In the game druids are able to transform themselves into cats, bears, lions, cheetahs, stags and even trees. Becoming a tree used to be temporary, but this patch introduced a glyph for perma-tree. My friends and […]

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VR Pets: Singing Sunflower

Pet: Singing Sunflower Within World of Warcraft there is a minigame – Lawn of the Dead. This is rather clearly based off of Plants VS Zombies, a wildly popular tower defence style game. After playing LotD through a few levels of difficulty you are awarded with Brazie’s Sunflower Seeds, which teach the Singing Sunflower. This is one […]

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Minecraft: Imagination Engine

If you’re not already familiar with its blocky universe, check out my introduction to Minecraft. Existing initiates, read on… In The Beginning Was The Block There’s something supremely satisfying about starting up a new Minecraft world. Discovering what landscape you’ll spawn in, the power to delete it from existence if it doesn’t immediately suit your […]

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“Gimme Six!” – A Tourist Guide to WoW pt. 2 – City Break

Vaneeesa has asked the iRez authors to “share 6 of their favorite, must see, places in virtual space.” This is the World of Warcraft version. People travel for different reasons, so here are six locations that might appeal to a broad range of virtual tourists. Spectacular Nature – Howling fjord City Break – Dalaran Leisure and […]

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Proudmoore (LGBTQ) Pride Event this Saturday!

Originally posted on Traveling the Multiverse:
I’m a sucker for mass events in WoW. I also find LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) issues to be important, especially due to how rampant the homophobia is, not only in WoW, but in gaming/geek culture in general. This Saturday I get a chance to combine the two…

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Frozen in Porcelain

About 3 weeks ago, I handed in my 3D character Carl Fredricksen from “Up”. I didn’t expect 3ds Max to stick with me, I thought I would leave 3D modeling behind, but the prospect of importing other characters I knew, characters/avatars from WoW, and deconstructing them, seeing them in a new light, meant that I’m […]

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The WoW Factor LIVE!

STORMWIND CATHEDRAL, 21 April — Multiverse traveler Ironyca is working the ether again, this time appearing as a judge on the live streaming webcast The WoW Factor, imparting fashion wisdom and passing out gold! With tonight’s 1000, 5000, 10,000 & 20,000 gold prizes, the WoW Factor’s total prize awards crossed the 2 million gold mark. […]

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A Transmog-Party where Everyone’s Well-dressed – Except Us!

Originally posted on Traveling the Multiverse:
This friday I was invited along with Noelani to judge a transmogrification competition by Keelhaul (author of Disenchanting Azeroth aka The Mogfather) on US-Tichondrius. Originally this is an idea Keelhaul has conceptualized, funded and hosted on his own across US servers. He has given away 1.695.000 gold in total…

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Are we “Alone Together” in WoW? – Solo Play pt. 10

Originally posted on Traveling the Multiverse:
Last part (part 9) was about secret alts and the need for time outs. This post may take some of that conversation and turn it upside down. Hunter’s Pets and Companion Pets When I spoke to my teacher about this project, he reminded me that perhaps players could also…

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Secret Alts, RealID and Obligations – Solo Play pt. 9

Originally posted on Traveling the Multiverse:
As is evident, WoW has great potential to turn even solo play into a social experience as we saw in the previous parts, depending on what level of sociability we tap into. However, solo play was also utilized as an escape from the social venue of the game, described…

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VB Previz #44 – VBCO/Multiverse 2011

On Saturday, 1 January 2011 the performance art organization Vaneeesa Blaylock / Company became VBCO/Multiverse VBCO/Multiverse is offering a full slate of 2011 performance artworks on numerous virtual world grids, each exploring identity, individuality, uniqueness, instantiation, embodiment, and persona, here on the myriad shores of the new worlds of the 21st century… VBCO/Multiverse will open […]

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VB Previz #39 – The Guild

VB25 – The Guild Saturday, 12 March 2011, 8-10pm GMT a performance on the World of Warcraft / Argent Dawn server I don’t know what this performance is yet. And the truth is, I don’t know much about WoW. I’ve spent one long day wandering around there on a field trip that Ironyca led Monerda, […]

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