Great moments in PC gaming: Server-first boss kills in early World of Warcraft

Great moments in PC gaming are bite-sized celebrations of some of our favourite gaming recollections.

World of Warcraft

(Image credit score: Blizzard)

Year: 2004
Developer: Blizzard

It’s humorous what your thoughts chooses to recollect. I barely recall a factor about what I used to be engaged on for my soon-to-be-abandoned PhD in the early months of 2005, however I recall the evening of March 25 as if it had been yesterday. Huddled on the facet of a mountain in World of Warcraft’s Tainted Scar, my guild slew the newly spawned world boss Lord Kazzak for the primary time on the Alleria server whereas many of the server’s gamers watched in awed dejection. Drunk on that victory, that very same evening we ventured into the lair of the dragon Onyxia and killed her for the primary time as nicely. We had been Risen, and that evening we realized we had been nice. The night kicked off a protracted custom of scoring most of Alleria’s server-first boss kills that spanned a pair of years, and in time that momentum would land us a handful of world-firsts as nicely.

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