Tomas Hernandez is owner of Blizzplanet.com since 2003. I post news about World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard Careers, and the Warcraft film.
Blizzplanet is a leading fansite covering news about upcoming Blizzard Entertainment licensed products. I also post previews and reviews. I have interviewed book writers and Blizzard game developers.
I was previously an employee of the OGaming Network (2003), and IncGamers (2008-2010). I was a guest newsposter for GosuGamers (World of Warcraft) a few years ago and for Diablofans.com (formerly Diablo3.com)
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The Blizzard Careers team posted a brand-new job opening today for a World of Warcraft game producer. It is unknown if this job opening is for a new expansion, or to fill a vacant position. Recently, J. Allen Brack stepped down as Executive Producer to take the role of president of Blizzard Entertainment.
Current game producers (that I know of): Michael Bybee (senior), Terri Wellman, Calia Schie (senior), Ray Cobo (Lead), Daniel Stahl (lead), and Marcus Maczynski (senior).
In Island Expeditions, Havenswood is a Gilnean settlement where players will find worgen and various Pandaria and local creatures: Yak, and pandaria elementals (sometimes). For that matter, I assume Havenswood is located near Pandaria.
The BlizzCon 2018 Warcraft III: Reforged panel revealed details about the process of bringing the game to modern standards including 4K assets, and broadband internet speeds without affecting previous custom games created by mapmakers.
The Battle for Azeroth PTR 8.1 (28366) introduced testing of the new Island Expeditions map: Jorundall. The isle features a Vrykul village and Storm Drakes. I also encountered Taunka & Tauren, Gorillas, Hydras, Crocs, a Pandaria elemental boss, Ice elementals, Pirates and Tol’vir invasions.
The second run, I encountered an injured Drogbar named Brunold who started a quest to administer a cure for him.
BUG: The current build has a substantial bug. When you get near a steam vent of Azerite, your graphics card goes bonkers with 2FPS. Sometimes you crash or freeze. In that case, hold down ALT+CTRL+DELETE to force quit WoW. Launch the game again. Sometimes you get spawned in the Island Expedition. Now move away toward the area you came from. That will default you back to normal FPS. Avoid that area, and move to another destination.
Here are some screenshots I was able to take when my two teammates crashed and didn’t return. Gave me a chance to explore solo.