Second Era: Information.

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Hello Citizens of Dalaran and beyond.

We are glad to finally present to you our Second Era’s idea. Its main goal is to provide once again the thrill to progress through the WoTLK content and jump directly into the action while keeping your characters’ hard work and efforts but without interfering with the fresh progression feeling. In this presentation, you are going to find a lot of different information: where the idea comes from, why are we offering it, how the system would work, timeline…etc.

We would also like to emphasize the fact that, you are the ones who will decide if this Second Era takes place or not. This is the idea we’ve been working on before presenting it to the community, now is the time to see if you want for it to happen. We need your opinions before reaching a conclusion, therefore, after reading it you will be able to fill a small survey. There is a small chance to win a symbolic reward upon the Survey’s completion.

Additionally, we are working on a “Scroll of resurrection like” feature, which will allow you to recruit an inactive player for this Second Era and there will be some nice rewards waiting for you both, we will post more information about this shortly.

Our project idea is clear, it has always been; we want to offer the best WoTLK experience we can. That also implies taking into account your characters’ value, effort and time. We believe you deserve the time and the work we have invested in creating a long-term solution. Our first thought is always our community, we are nothing without you.

Thank you for taking the time to read the presentation, and thank you for your participation in the Survey beforehand.

https://www.dalaran-wow.com/news/155/second-era-information/

PvE Tournament: Free instant 70 for current and new players.

Hello Citizens of Dalaran,


As we mentioned in other news, the PvE Tournament will have different phases and challenges through every WoTLK raid so any kind of guild able to raid can take part (you can read a bit more about it here and here). Therefore, many players may want to participate with fresh characters to take advantage of the Attunement Challenge or there might be new ones who wish to take a quicker path in order to join/create a guild and partake in this adventure that is about to come.


In any case, we have decided to ease the possibility for everyone to join our Legendary PvE Tournament, no matter if you are a current or a new player. This way, it becomes a great opportunity to get those characters ready to start in Naxxramas and progress their way through the rest of the raids altogether in the competition.


We thought to offer it with enough time before the beginning of the PvE Tournament so players can organise their guilds, groups and recruitments while taking advantage of this holiday season. Thus this promotion will be active until the Tournament begins.


In order to use it, you just need to access your Account Pannel on the website, then click on Instant 70 and you will be shown a Free boost choice.


On the other hand, if you are a new player you will have to Apply for Free Instant 70. You will see a button in order to do so, just click on it and follow the given instructions. If any issue appears or any doubt arises, feel free to open an in-game ticket and our Game Masters will help you.


– It is totally free and you do not need to be premium.
– The free pack will contain the starting sets and a Cold Weather Flying book.
– Once you have used it over one of your characters, you can’t use it anymore.
– If you have donation points but you are eligible for the Free boost, the free boost shall have priority and no donation points will be deducted from your account.


We really hope you enjoy it, thank you very much.


More info about the upcoming Legendary PvE Tournament.

Hello everyone!


We would like to give you a bit more of general information about the upcoming Legendary PvE Tournament.


1) We are working to make it as open and accessible as possible so that everyone can participate, from old players to new ones, or even those who are not yet playing in our server, we’ll give more details soon about this.


2) There will be several categories/races to participate in, this way a new fresh guild could compete with the most dedicated one for the top prizes. Players will be able to choose the path of their participation, there will be separated branches that will lead to the final results, based on each group’s decisions through each stage.


In past tournaments, we presented 2 kinds of challenges; the Speed run challenge and the Achievement run challenge (special feats proposed by us). The group with more points in total was the winner.


However, for this new version of the tournament, we have added more types of runs and phases, so everyone can join and compete while deciding which challenges suit them best for each stage/phase (no matter their current progression through the Tiers). Some will be fun, some will be hard, some will be chaotic, some will be based on random; every group chooses their path. To quickly mention few, we will present the addition of Attunement challenges, Dare challenges, Creative challenges, “Hate the GM, not the Game” challenge…etc.


We want to offer everyone the possibility to participate, compete and have a good time thanks to this more than epic tournament and of course, earn some juicy rewards while savoring again the WoTLK raids.


3) It is a big tournament, the dates are yet to be set, but it will require several IDs.


4) Even though the tournament specifics are mostly set; if anyone wishes to send us some suggestions they will be welcome. Feel free to write us an e-mail to dalaran.community@gmail.com. Any idea you think that may be fun, challenging or impressive is always good considering.


5) Everything will be published and explained properly through further news. Once we’ve announced every relevant detail, we will post a thread on the forums which will gather all the information and can be used as the main source of reference.


This is a call to arms, we are not looking for Heroes, we are seeking Legends! Tell your friends and gather your team!


Legendary PvE Tournament: WoTLK raids.


Hello Citizens of Dalaran,

We would like to mention that we have many great news to announce. However, we are going to start first by talking about the Legendary PVE Tournament we have been preparing for some time.

As you probably know, we have been hosting the unprecedented Legends of Dalaran PvE tournament for some years, which consisted in several contests (speed run / special and unique achievement run – feats we propose, nothing custom) within the available Top Tier at that moment. This time, this remarkable PvE Tournament will be for everyone, it will include different and new contests/challenges for every single raid tier, from Naxxramas to Ruby Sanctum. Therefore, no matter if you just reached level 80 and started doing Naxxramas, if you are raiding the Heroic modes of the top raids or even if you are thinking to start anew the WoTLK progression, you may participate and earn some gratifying rewards, dashing through a challenging, progressive and pre-nerf content with this competition.

We are currently finishing its shape and form – everything will be explained through further news, such as how to participate, details, dates/schedule and rewards. We are looking forward to hosting this Legendary PvE Tournament and hope that every one of you enjoys it as much as we will.

“Do you hear the screams from the Scourge under the Ziggurat? Do you think yourself strong enough to not bow down before The God of Death? Will you rise among the Champions and make your faction proud? Are you feeling the shivers when you approach The Frozen Throne? Will you dare to enter into the realm of shadows and face the Twilight?

The cycle is constant. Altogether we are going to defeat every enemy once again, but this time under a new quest. We are looking for The Legends of Dalaran to outshine their foes. Are you one of them?”

https://www.dalaran-wow.com/news/140/legendary-pve-tournament-wotlk-raids/

PvE Tournament: The Legends of Dalaran – Icecrown Citadel.

Hello Citizens of Dalaran,


As announced some weeks ago, our PvE Tournament Legends of Dalaran: Icecrown Citadel will start the 18th of May.


We have published some useful information about the Tournament:





The Achievement’s challenge specifications and rules will be published soon.


Remember, If you want to become a Legend of Dalaran, this Tournament is for you.


Ruby Sanctum Beta and PvE Tournament official dates:

We are delighted to announce our plans to host for third time our PVE Tournament, Legends of Dalaran.

From the beginning, we have been searching for Legends who can achieve the impossible, and we tried to bring the attention of all the players we could, even before Dalaran-Wow was released. Now that we are known as dedicated, persistent and devoted people to our server and to our citizens, we can proudly host one of the most epic tournaments right before each tier/season ends.

On Dalaran, not only the Realm Firsts that players have achieved will last, because there will also be Legends around, people known as the best. Eternal glory in our Kingdom awaits you, and believe us when we say that the race will not be just based on luck. Your dedication, teamwork and partnership, must be better than the rest if you want to have any chance.

This tournament will be hosted on our realm Algalon, and each and every one of the participants will have their reward.

What do we plan to achieve with this?

– To increase the competitive spirit among the players.
– To bring the “hero feeling” to our players and to spread the competition to possible new players to come.
– To gain international and competitive PvE reference.
– To have a centralized, unified and active community.
– To bring a challenge to experienced players.
– To advertise the server and to spread our quality around, in order to increase our popularity and grow as a unit.
– To give fame and reputation to our players and guilds towards the World of Warcraft community.

The PvE tournament will consist of two different races inside Icecrown Citadel and they will be present separately in both 10 and 25 modes.

1) Between 18th and 25th of May: First challenge – Speed Race.

Once the Speed Race is over, the Achievement race will take place.

2) Between 25th of May and 1th of June: On the second challenge, the guilds will have to accomplish a list of achievements (that we will provide) in Icecrown Citadel. Each of the achievements will have a specific point value.

The guild having more points between both of the challenges, will be proclaimed the winner.

How can you participate?

– The Guild Master or one of the Officers must register their guild for the tournament. The registration instructions for the Speed Run Tournament will be announced on a separated post soon.

We will explain through the forums everything, the table with the speed and achievement points value, rewards, rules, guidelines and so on.

If you want to become a Legend of Dalaran, this Tournament is for you.

We are also happy to announce the Ruby Sanctum Beta Test session will be hosted from June 1st to Sunday 3rd of June. If players are happy with the work that we have put on these encounters this new content shall be released a week after the Beta.

Thank you very much

http://www.dalaran-wow.com/news/121/ruby-sanctum-beta-and-pve-tournament-official-dates/

Upcoming PvE Tournament, Betas and more.


Hello Citizens of Dalaran,

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.

http://www.dalaran-wow.com/news/120/upcoming-pve-tournament-betas-and-more/