Since reading up on the next WoW expansion Cataclysm, I’ve been debating touring through the places in WoW that have been announced to change. I’m a screenshot bug anyway and well there’s already a pretty good list of the parts of the WoW map that will never be the same.
The old world of Vanilla WoW is actually pretty cool to me. Though I started playing WoW well into the Burning Crusade expansion, I still loved traveling and questing in the old world and I was really excited to see the Wrath of the Lich King expansion. So safe to say I’m looking forward to Cataclysm and I’m also looking forward to the changes they’ll be making to the old world. Hopefully it’ll bring folks back into the old world and breath new life into a place that’s really been pretty empty.
I’ve been mentally working on some of the stops I’d make but since the list is getting a little bigger than I’d originally thought, I figure I should probably break it out into a few posts, starting with my favorite faction the Horde, then the Alliance, and on to the more faction Neutral hits.
I don’t work for Blizzard or have any inside track into what changes are coming down the pike. A lot of these things I’ve gleaned from the WoW Cataclysm site and from the info and press releases on WoWWiki. That means that any part of this is subject to change, I mean hell maybe none of it will change, maybe other stuff will change, maybe stuff I hadn’t considered looking at will change. The point of the exercise is just to take a look at the way things were, then maybe after the change, it’ll be kind of cool to compare the before and after heh.
I’ll also pose this question to folks who’ve been playing a while and may or may not still be playing. What places would you visit before the Cataclysm that really left an impression on you during your time in the old world of WoW?