WoW Insider signed off yesterday and many, myself include, were very sad to see it go. It had become as much of part of the game as actually playing it had. I had checked it every day, even if less so after they cut staff and cut columns, but I still checked it. It was like logging in to do your dailies, it was just part of what you did, for me at least.
The saying goes that you can't keep a good man down, or a good idea either it seems. Alex decided to see if he could crowd fund enough to continue moving along with WoW Insider and to his surprise it really took off instantly.
You can help out at Patreon by donating to Blizzard Watch. Patreon is slightly different from some crowd funding sites you might have seen or heard of before. Unlike those which ask for a one time donation this site looks for subscriptions, in any number, basically making it a subscription service. You could easily spend $1 per month as part of your donation and it would help. But even if you can not afford to help out it will not mean you will miss anything. Blizzard Watch will remain free and completely open to everyone to read, post and be a part of the community as it shifts from WoW Insider to its new home at Blizzard Watch.
Congratulation Alex, it looks like you are off to a great start, and thank you for bringing WoW Insider back. Needless to say, I am very happy to see that my daily routine does not need to change. We fear change.
So check out the new site, already underway with posts, at Blizzard Watch, I know I will be.
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