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Not Too Orcward: WoW Freelocation

Are you one of the frightening mountain of people considering relapsing returning to World of Warcraft in the wake of Cataclysm's rather noticeable release? Did you log on to dredge up your old character, in whatever ludicrous mish-mash of loot he was garbed in, only to discover that the entire world had set up camp on your server during your away time, and now you have to queue for forty million and 12 hours to get in?

Blizzard may be willing to help.

Queues and WoW launches go hand in hand, but they're trying to lessen the drama by offering some free server transfers for the most afflicted shards. You can still pay for a specific transfer - for instance if you're wanting to join the RPS reader guild - but there are also free relocations for certain US servers. No word on Euro moves yet, as far as I can tell.

Here's the list of sources and destinations, and pop over here if any of 'em are relevant to you:

Source A
Area 52
Zul'jin
Stormrage
Thrall
Destination A
Dentarg

Source B
Khaz'goroth
Destination B
Caelestrasz

Source C
Proudmoore
Destination C
Darrowmere

Source D
Illidan
Sargeras
Mal'Ganis
Stormreaver
Korgath
Destination D
Gul'dan
or
Hakkar

Source E
Kel'Thuzad
Arthas
Mannoroth
Warsong
Bleeding Hollow
Destination E
Anub'arak
or
Anetheron

Source F
Frostmourne
Barthilas
Jubei'Thos
Destination F
Gundrak

Source G
Kil'jaeden
Blackrock
Tichondrius
Destination G
Nazjatar

Source H
Moon Guard
Destination H
Farstriders

Source I
Earthen Ring
Destination I
Steamwheedle Cartel

Source J
Emerald Dream
Destination J
Maelstrom

Now you should all go and make friends and arrange servers to play on below.

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Alec Meer

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Ancient co-founder of RPS. Long gone. Now mostly writes for rather than about videogames.

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