Welcome to the Explorers' League Journal, our weekly recap of news and events from around Azeroth. Each week we'll cover a variety of topics including patch notes, hotfixes, contests, helpful guides, and recent blue posts to keep you up-to-date on the latest game and community developments.
Find out what happened this week below. If you missed our last entry, you can check it out here.
Patch 4.1.0 Now Live on the PTR - Check out what's in store for the next World of Warcraft patch.
Recent Hotfixes (Updated 02/22) - Keep tabs on recent hotfixes following patch 4.0.6. You can also visit our Bug Report forum for a list of known issues still under investigation.
New Player Tips: Dial M for Macro - What macro advice would you give to new players?
Better Living Through Macros - Speaking of macros, if you're completely new to the process of combining abilities, item uses, and targeting functionality using the macro interface, Raygecow has the perfect beginner's guide for you.
Ten Ton Hammer's Glory of the Cataclysm Hero Guide (Updated!) - Ten Ton Hammer has added the last of their Heroic achievements guides, rounding out the list with Deadmines and Shadowfang Keep.
Around the Community
The winning entries have been selected, and they're downright poetic, so check 'em out!
What Actor Would Play Your Main in a Movie? - The sky's the limit!
Human Etiquette for Gnomes - Humans and gnomes don't always see eye-to-eye. For one, there's the height difference and, for two, well...who can forget the punting? With the proper guidance, however, even the tiniest tinkerer can learn to forge healthy working relationships with their Stormwind allies.
Why Do You Play Horde or Alliance? - Every player gets to decide between the Horde and the Alliance when creating a new character. What inspired you to align with one faction over the other?
Best Noob Moments - What's your favorite memory from when you first started playing?
Impractical Things in World of Warcraft - If the laws of the natural world applied to Azeroth, what sort of things do you think would be different?
Recent Blue Posts
See you next week!