Fact or Fiction: World of Warcraft

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World of Warcraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that took the online gaming world by storm in 2004. How much do you know about this digital world of fantasy?

Origin Systems developed the game World of Warcraft.

Blizzard Studios created World of Warcraft. But Origin Systems did develop another influential MMORPG called Ultima Online.


Players who purchase the Cataclysm expansion pack will have 12 character races to choose from.

The Cataclysm pack adds Worgen and Goblins to the 10 playable races previously available.


The homeworld of the Orcs is called Azeroth.

Azeroth is the name of the main world in World of Warcraft, but the Orcs originally come from a world called Draenor.


The Wrath of the Lich King expansion pack raised the character level cap to 85.

Players who bought the Wrath of the Lich King expansion pack saw their level caps go up to 80. Cataclysm bumps it up again to 85.


You can adventure with up to 39 other players in most quests.

Players can form raiding parties of up to 40 characters, but some dungeons may limit you to fewer members. Also, you can only participate in raid quests when you're in a raid -- other quests and their items are off-limits.


To earn the violet proto-drake mount, a player must win the Argent Tournament.

Earning the violet proto-drake mount requires a year of work. Players with a character of at least level 70 must complete seasonal events throughout the year to get the mount.


Researcher Richard Bartle classifies RPG players into four basic categories.

Bartle's categories are achievers, socializers, explorers and killers.


A twink is an annoying monster that pesters players.

Twinks are players (not monsters) who seek the most powerful items and enchantments in the game. Many use these objects to dominate other players in player-versus-player confrontations.


The evil dragon named Onyxia is one of the deadliest creatures in World of Warcraft.

According to official World of Warcraft statistics, Onyxia is responsible for the untimely demise of more than 160,000 characters.


The highest level of proficiency a character can attain in his or her profession is Grand Master.

The Cataclysm expansion pack adds a new level of proficiency to strive toward called Illustrious.


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