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The Last Minutes Of World of Warcraft's Shuttered Fan Server

The Last Minutes Of World of Warcraft's Shuttered Fan Server On Sunday night, thousands of World of Warcraft players gathered to say goodbye to Nostalrius, the fan-run server that hosted a vanilla version of the iconic MMORPG until Blizzard shut it down.Here are a few different videos of the last minutes: On Reddit last week, Nostalrius’s volunteer administrators took questions from fans and expressed sorrow about Blizzard’s decision to shut down the server.

Blizzard claims it shut down classic World of Warcraft server to protect its intellectual property

Blizzard claims it shut down classic World of Warcraft server to protect its intellectual property Earlier this month, Blizzard shut down the third-party vanilla World of Warcraft server, Nostalrius.Allen Brack, released a substantial community post addressing the issues and concerns surrounding the shutdown of the Nostalrius server.

Blizzard to meet former lead designer, Nostalrius devs over classic World of Warcraft server

Blizzard to meet former lead designer, Nostalrius devs over classic World of Warcraft server Last month, Blizzard’s legal team shut down one of the largest third-party servers dedicated to classic World of Warcraft.It’s not just a question of dusting off the old code and dropping it on a new server.

Why Blizzard can’t build classic Warcraft servers (yet)

According to the lead developer of Nostalrius, Viper, their meeting with Blizzard about the prospect of building classic servers for the game was productive and treated seriously by Blizzard itself.First, Blizzard does have the original Vanilla WoW source code and can retrieve the code from any previous date or patch at will.

World of Warcraft subscriptions surge thanks to amazing Legion expansion

World of Warcraft subscriptions surge thanks to amazing Legion expansion World of Warcraft’s player base has been on a downward trend for years.According to an interview in the Polish magazine Pixel, WoW’s subscription figures have surged to 10.

World of Warcraft's classic Nostalrius server is coming back online - without official Blizzard support

World of Warcraft's classic Nostalrius server is coming back online - without official Blizzard support Earlier this year, we covered the story of the fan-created legacy World of Warcraft server, Nostalrius.Now, the Nostalrius team has announced that they intend to reactivate the project — but not with Blizzard’s approval.

Two months with World of Warcraft: Legion prove it's Blizzard's strongest expansion yet

Two months with World of Warcraft: Legion prove it's Blizzard's strongest expansion yet I played World of Warcraft for roughly seven months before it launched, as part of the closed beta program, and then from its 2004 debut until 2012.Blizzard created many of these items specifically for Legion, but longstanding weapons of lore, like Ashbringer and Doomhammer also make appearances.