The original World of Warcraft clients version 3.3.5a and older don’t have support for 64 bit, so they are only available in 32-bit executables. There is no WoW.exe 64 bit for WOTLK 3.3.5 and older versions.

This could be an issue if you are running macOS Catalina or macOS Big Sur (or newer) since Apple removed the support for 32 bit programs since Catalina.

Luckily there is a way to run 32-bit applications on macOS that works for WoW clients version Wrath of The Lich King (3.3.5a), The Burning Crusade (2.4.3) and Classic (1.12.x).

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The Tol’Viron and Tiger’s Peak maps were introduced with Mists of Pandaria and now they are available also in Wrath of the Lich King (3.3.5a) as plug-n-play modules for AzerothCore.

Tol’Viron Arena is located in Uldum, it is the sixth arena map. Similarly to Nagrand Arena, it is a heavily modified version of an existing map, the Ruins of Ammon.
The arena map’s design is based on the simplistic Nagrand Arena. The only difference between the two arenas is the art style and the direction of the pillars.

Tiger’s Peak is an arena map located in the Shado-Pan Monastery atop Kun-Lai Summit, it is the seventh arena map.

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Tol’Viron

 

Tol'Viron Load Screen

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Best WoW emulator 2020

Are you looking for a World of Warcraft emulator? Would you like to open a private server, or just create a LAN server and play with your family or friends?

We are going to help you to select the best WoW emulator according to your needs! Here are some questions that you should ask yourself before reading this post:

  • What game version is your target? Do you look for a specific WoW version (e.g. latest, classic, wotlk, etc…) or it doesn’t really matter for you?
  • Is it more important for you to have a more recent WoW expansion or the game quality?
  • Are you planning to introduce custom content and features?
  • What is your experience with WoW emulation? Are you a beginner or an experienced server administrator?
  • What operating system are you planning to use?

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This is an old World of Warcraft Playermap available for several emulators that are MaNGOS/TrinityCore/AzerothCore based.

It has been recently restored by improving the visualization and technical details like the PHP version (now fully supporting PHP 7.2).
Now the servers administrators do not have to keep two versions of PHP (5.6 and 7+) to use this next to other web apps. Also, PHP 7.x is much faster than PHP 5.x, so you can now benefit from it.

World of Warcraft Playermaps features

The WoW Playermaps shows:

  • uptime
  • max players online
  • GM online (optionally/configurable)
  • players and their locations in the following maps: Eastern Kingdom, Outland, Northrend
  • current players online Horde/Alliance per map and total
Eastern Kingdom World of Warcraft Playermap

Eastern Kingdom playermap

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Battle for Gilneas is a Cataclysm battleground, today it has been retro-ported and converted into a module for AzerothCore, hence, with this module you can play Battle for Gilneas on WOTLK (3.3.5).
The module version is available as a reward for AzerothCore contributors (all people who have contributed at least once to the project).

As a result, the module contains client-side and server-side code, because of that the player will need to download the client-side patch in order to play it. On the server-side, integrating the BG in your AzerothCore server is very easy since it’s released as a plug-and-play module.

How does the battleground work?

Battle for Gilneas is a 10 vs 10 resource race battleground set in the Ruins of Gilneas, for players level 85 and above.

Much like Arathi Basin, the players must control strategic capture points on the map to accumulate resources. The first team to gather 2000 resources wins.

There are three bases in Battle for Gilneas:

  • Mine
  • Lighthouse
  • Waterworks

Compared to Arathi Basin this battleground has fewer bases, it is smaller but there is more distance between the bases and the players need to get more points to end the battleground.

In order to the lore, the battleground represents an important part of the Alliance-Horde war, the invasion of Gilneas.
This is a battle between the forsaken and the worgen for control of Gilneas.

Battle for Gilneas World Map

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Are you looking for a WoW emulation project that is different from the classic MaNGOS/TrinityCore-based family? Then you may be interested in AscEmu: an open-source emulator for World of Warcraft based on ArcEmu.

AscEmu logo

AscEmu is derived from ArcEmu to keep up the Antrix-Ascent-Arcemu way of Framework. We focus on optimizing the codebase and improving the ingame functionality.

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Twin Peaks is a Cataclysm battleground, today it has been retro-ported and converted into a module for AzerothCore, hence, with this module, you can play Twin Peaks in WOTLK (3.3.5).
The module version is available as a reward for AzerothCore contributors (all people who have contributed at least once to the project).

As a result, the module contains client-side and server-side code, because of that the player will need to download the client-side patch in order to play it. On the server-side, integrating the BG in your AzerothCore server is very easy since it’s released as a plug-and-play module.

How does the battleground work?

Twin Peaks is a 10 vs 10 Capture The Flag (CTF) battleground for players at level 85 and above. It consists of a battle between the Wildhammer dwarves and the Dragonmaw orcs, the environment is Twilight Highlands.

In order to the mechanics for Twin Peaks are identical to those for Warsong Gulch, as the followings:

  • a faction wins when they have returned three enemy flags within 25 minutes, or if they have returned the most flags (or capped last in case of a tie) when the timer runs out
  • the longer a flag carrier holds onto a flag, the more damage the player will take.

Twin Peaks World Map

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Slavery Valley is a custom battleground developed by Snoopzz in the 2016. Today it has been improved and converted into a module for AzerothCore. The module version is available as a reward for AzerothCore contributors (all people who have contributed at least once to the project).

The Slavery Valley map is created using the world PvP zone Tol Barad structures, as a result, different zone like “The Prison” appear similar, but all the map and battleground are developed from scratch, probably using tools like Noggit.

How does the Slavery Valley BG work?

  • Any faction has 80 points (as default), the goal is decrease the points of the opposite faction by killing the players or the boss.
  • There are three bases: Mine, Restless Graveyard, Prison.
  • Restless Graveyard and Mine give you the Spirit Healer of the base.
  • Mine, if taken, buffs the team with Mine Buff, it increases your damage by 5%.
  • Restless Graveyard, if taken, buffs the team with Restless Soul Graveyard Buff, it increases your stamina.
  • If you kill a player you inflict 1 point to the opposite faction, if you take Prison you inflict 2 points when you kill a player.
  • The base Prison has no graveyard.
  • There are two bosses one for each faction.
  • When you kill a boss inflict 10 points to the opposite faction, if you took all the bases, when you kill the boss you inflict 25 points to the opposite faction.
  • If one of the two bosses die, the other boss disappear.
  • The bosses (re)spawn after 5 minutes.

Slavery Valley AzerothCore custom BG module - World Map

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