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WoW Factor is Eliot Lefebvre’s column on an MMO you’ve probably never heard of: World of Warcraft. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

It just keeps happening.

WoW Factor: Examining the muted reaction to World of Warcraft’s Eternity’s End

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If this is what Blizzard listening looks like, folks, now is the time to be concerned for the future of World of Warcraft. All right, that's...
I circle the waterfront, I'm watching the sea.

WoW Factor: WoW Classic’s Season of Mastery is starting to gall me

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So here's a column that might be a bit more woolly than recent installments of this particular column. One of the thing that I've...
Opposition.

WoW Factor: The player council is not the solution to World of Warcraft’s ills

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So World of Warcraft is going to establish a player council to offer feedback to the developers. What a terrible idea with already poor implementation...
Do you really want to hurt me?

WoW Factor: Blizzard’s investment call was all bad news for World of Warcraft

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Tuesday's investor call for Activision-Blizzard was not what I would generally call good news for the company across the board, but the reality is...
It just keeps happening.

WoW Factor: BlizzCon is BlizzGone, so what’s next for WoW?

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If you needed a sign of just how bad things were getting at Blizzard HQ, that sign came with the announcement that BlizzConline was...
All over again.

WoW Factor: Why World of Warcraft’s Torghast didn’t work

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Amidst all of the other things that are being changed in World of Warcraft's next patch that has a dearth of content but a lot...
Get back.

WoW Factor: So when will we get the next World of Warcraft expansion announcement?

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Under normal circumstances for World of Warcraft, this would be a very stupid topic for an article because it would have a very obvious answer...
A journey already taken.

WoW Factor: What the Season of Mastery says about WoW Classic

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The fracturing has begun. That's what sticks out to me when I look at WoW Classic's Season of Mastery limited-time experiment. Obviously, this is not entirely...
Those are people who died, died.

WoW Factor: The disjointed state of World of Warcraft

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Right now, it feels like World of Warcraft is kind of a mess. This is not exactly a surprise. It's also not exactly helped...
Actually call it a comeback.

WoW Factor: World of Warcraft replacing sexualized artwork misses the point

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So World of Warcraft has been on a bit of a tear with replacing achievement names, artwork, and so forth recently. At the time I'm...
We all become done.

WoW Factor: How World of Warcraft mirrors a toxic relationship for players

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First and foremost, a fair warning here: This is going to be a column that does, albeit indirectly, deal with some potentially heavy subject...
Get back.

WoW Factor: What’s behind the turning of the tide in World of Warcraft’s patch 9.1.5?

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There's some interesting stuff going on right now when it comes to World of Warcraft's next major patch, due in no small part to the...
This went over great.

WoW Factor: World of Warcraft’s burning of Teldrassil plot wrap-up is terrible

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Fair warning: This post contains spoilers for the current World of Warcraft plotline for anyone who has not finished up the latest parts of...
Local Panda Recalls When She Was Special.

WoW Factor: What do changes in Blizzard management mean for World of Warcraft?

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Blizzard is going through some changes at the moment. This is a good thing, as Blizzard has made it clear that it is a...
Through the fire and the flames

WoW Factor: The ethics of playing on private World of Warcraft servers right now

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There's a problem to be found when it comes to World of Warcraft, and that problem is Blizzard Entertainment. That is a known fact...
Actually call it a comeback.

WoW Factor: Why does this latest Blizzard scandal feel so different?

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I think anyone who has been a fan of World of Warcraft over the past two decades has been trying to parse out some...
You may be my old favorite, but you don't get a free pass.

WoW Factor: No king rules forever

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World of Warcraft patch 9.1 has been out for less than a month, and it is a bad time to be a fan of...
Whoops.

WoW Factor: The Blizzard ‘leak’ is probably fake, but it’s still valuable

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So right now it doesn't need to be said that stuff with World of Warcraft is kind of a mess. Shadowlands might have been...
All over again.

WoW Factor: Why Blizzard’s line about story beats is so frustrating

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So the most recent roundup of interviews with World of Warcraft's staff deeply hurt me on a fundamental level. Like, this was the sort...
Surprised? Really?

WoW Factor: Would you like to take a survey?

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All right. Yes, I know that World of Warcraft is finally releasing its first major patch for Shadowlands on June 29th. That's a thing...

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