Bayonet sales on the rise as hunters change tactics

Wolfslayer Sniper Rifle

Wolfslayer Sniper Rifle, a classical bayonet design

by Betria Eilyn Tallrock

Blacksmiths all over Azeroth have been reported a substantial increase in bayonet sales in the past few weeks. Gunsmiths and engineers have also seen a similar increase in requests for mounting blades and spikes on the end of blunderbusses, shotguns, muskets and rifles of all kinds.

Johann Goodiron, head of the Ironmongers blacksmithing guild and former sharpshooter in the Alliance Expedition in Northrend , postulates that rangers, marksmen and other ranged combatants without magical aptitude are adapting to an evolving, more vicious and shorter- ranged battlefield. “In the past”, says Mr. Goodiron, “we could get around with a backup sword or axe or two, depending on your style and race. More recently, practical rangers and hunters started carrying bigger, more powerful staffs and spears to finish off or at least keep enemies away.”
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Look to the Sea

The Stormwind Shipyards

The Stormwind shipyards, hard at work.

by Betria Eilyn Tallrock

Even the most cursory glance at Stormwind Harbor reveals something the population at large has so far ignored. The war against the Horde is not being fought only on the bloody battlefields of Kalimdor and Lordaeron, but also at sea. The Forsaken assault on Gilneas was spearheaded by undead destroyers dredged up from wrecks from the First and Second Wars, bloodthirsty troll destroyers and orcish juggernauts prowl the high seas, and pirates scour the shores, causing untold damage as they loot and pillage coastal areas. More recently, the catastrophic battle in Vashj’ir, where both Alliance and Horde forces came under brutal attack by the Naga, was fought extremely close to the shores of Elwynn and Westfall.
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Duerma’s Void Storage Preview!

by Duerma Whistlescrew-Coilbrush

Hi guys! I’m totally excited to tell you about this new crazy thing!

So, earlier this month I was totally at a business conference with Pizmo at the Stormspire! You remember those ethereal Consortium guys, all bandages with energy inside? They’ve totally just been chilling in Outland, maybe because moving in on goblin business markets is tough or something. I dunno! But they have come up with a couple new services that are totally unlike anything the gobbos can give us! One is transmogrification, which I can discuss in a later post! The other, though, is…

Void Storage

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