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Upcoming PvE Tournament, Betas and more.

Lothloryen @ Kirin Tor
Lothloryen
Staff Member
Hello Citizens of Dalaran,

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As we have stated in the past news, 2018 comes with a lot of activity and we would like to share with you some of our plans and the next steps that we will take, alongside some suggestions made by our community.

First off, the most imminent event: our desired High-End PvE Tournament - Icecrown Citadel (speed run and achievement run). As you may already know such kind of tournament wasn't seen until we forged it; we did it so players could have some extra challenges as well as have some fun while the new content’s release was approaching. Sadly, we had to skip this tournament during the Trial of the Crusader’s era, in order to focus our energy on handling the heavy workload and preparing the Icecrown Citadel patch. Now, as people have been progressing through the latest content, we believe it is time to celebrate our PvE Tournament: Legends of Dalaran. We will be giving further information regarding this matter: how to participate, tournament rules, rewards, and so on.

Secondly, another upcoming event is the Beta testing for The Ruby Sanctum. This will be happening right after the PvE Tournament. Only the guilds that take part in the tournament will be able to participate and have access to the Beta. We will publish very specific news about it, explaining everything that you need to know.

As we look back into our own footsteps, we feel really proud of what we have accomplished. We were pioneers creating a progressive server, we offered harder content compared to the 3.3.5a patch by tuning the bosses and making it a real and fun challenge for everyone, we recovered the pre-nerf status from every boss in this expansion with the objective to recover the Blizzlike feeling of a challenging progression. In order to accomplish this, one of the main things that we felt like it was necessary, was performing Beta testing sessions before releasing each tier of new content, and that is what we have always been doing.

Those features, alongside the strict Blizzlike feeling and the essence of Wrath of the Lich King, have always been the main pillars of Dalaran-WoW for the past 5 years, and they will always be. After all this time we feel very glad and satisfied of being the first ones on the private server scene who introduced and developed some features, concepts and ideas that made possible a progressive server: properly tuned and buffed content, pre-nerf status encounters, several systems to emulate the Blizzlike's high-end progression for each character, dedicated Beta sessions before releasing each of the tiers, PvE Tournaments, among others.

Now, why are we thinking about the past and pointing out our ideas? During the last year, many of you have been suggesting us to launch a new realm, where Kel’Thuzad would be the greatest menace once again. It is important to remember the reason why Dalaran stands as a progressive server in everyone’s mind. We would like to answer you back; we hear you. But first of all, we need to finish the remaining tasks and since this is quite a big decision, there are many things to consider very carefully. It is something that we keep in mind and we are thoroughly thinking and discussing about it.

We shall have the community updated. We really appreciate your feedback and we will always listen to your suggestions.

Deathstep @ Kirin Tor
Deathstep
4 Dwarf Paladin
0
Season rewards, pvp gms that can check logs and look for wintraders(only job) and an armory too please.

Edzero @ Kirin Tor
Edzero

1 Night Elf Priest
0
Please take the suggestions regarding PvP into account if a new realm comes.

Specifically it would be great to have boosted exp from BGs when levelling, to encourage PvP at all levels.

Suggested that many times and since that alternative place did it, their pvp population has blown up.

Algalonisoff @ Kirin Tor
Algalonisoff

1 Gnome Warlock
0
Any rough ETA for Ruby Sanctum?

Lmaolul @ Kirin Tor
Lmaolul

1 Gnome Mage
0
Are you going to do anything for the pvpers (rewards, tournament, ladder release, proper look into win-trading) or are you trying to give us the most accurate blizz experience by neglecting the pvp players?

Antilagon @ Kirin Tor
Antilagon

50 Blood Elf Warlock
0
I HOPE YOU RELEASE THAT FRESH SERVER ASAP.I cant wait for it,im gonna go hard on it.Very good decision dalaran-wow.I have been here since the start and I dont regret it one bit.

Please open that fresh server asap.

Gerardd @ Kirin Tor
Gerardd

1 Human Mage
0
nice! keep up the good work, awesome news

Tohkster @ Kirin Tor
Tohkster

6 Orc Hunter
0
Make Dalaran Great Again


Koraa @ Kirin Tor
Koraa
1 Troll Shaman
0
Any plans for releasing a fresh realm in the near future? (This summer?)

Malkavia @ Kirin Tor
Malkavia
Staff Member
@Koraa

Hello,

As stated in this post, we keep in mind that idea and many others, but we need to finish some important task beforehand and consider carefully the choices.

Of course, that is something we need to evaluate with the community and we will keep you posted about it during the next weeks probably.

One thing is for sure, although we have always been a small team, we are constantly working to keep improving the experience, we are devoted to this expansion and we want to offer the best of our possibility.

Cheers!

Koraa @ Kirin Tor
Koraa
1 Troll Shaman
0
thanks for the answer!

Koraa @ Kirin Tor
Koraa
1 Troll Shaman
0
Edited by Koraa on 2019-05-15 17:27:53
I agree with @Deathstep and @Lmaolul regarding the pvp! Takin this in serious consideration for the new realm must be a priority! As for the pve scene great work, the concepts used have made the best progressive server!

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