This vintage World of Warcraft poster has me nostalgic for the hubs of old


Pack your bags for the mystical Dalaran

A hub really helps make or break a World of Warcraft expansion for me. Going back to Dalaran was a highlight in Legion, and I'll never forget the war-torn feel of Shattrath. This poster has me pining to return to the former yet again, though.

As found on Reddit from user Bal0rCIM, who re-created the work of artist Badgertracks, I'm a sucker for travel posters like the one below in the gallery. While the retouching is new, Badgertracks actually created these works six years ago in Photoshop using "hard brushes and clipping masks," but they still absolutely hold up today. Badgertracks has also worked on Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and is currently employed at Creative Assembly at Sega.

You can find the rest of Badgertrack's work here, which includes a wonderful take on Thunder Bluff, and mesmerizing visions of Ironforge, Undercity and Zangarmarsh. While the latter might get a lot of crap from people leveling up their characters years later in Outland, it remains one of my favorite MMO leveling zones of all time.

World of Warcraft [Badger Tracks via Reddit]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up


Click to open photo gallery:


Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures



Also on Destructoid: World of Warcraft   (85)   From our database:

  • Here's all the info you need to play World of Warcraft's new Shadowlands expansion - Chris Carter
  • World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will have eight new dungeons at launch - Chris Carter
  • World of Warcraft Shadowlands' pre-launch event is live, and it's pretty fun - Chris Carter
  • After ages of allowing it, Blizzard is taking steps to end 'multi-boxing' in World of Warcraft - Chris Carter
  • You have until November 22 to celebrate World of Warcraft's 16th anniversary - Chris Carter
  • Activision boss says World of Warcraft: Shadowlands pre-sales are 'the highest we've seen at this stage ahead of any release' - Chris Carter
  • World of Warcraft: Shadowlands' new release date is November 23 and the pre-launch event starts Nov. 10 - Jordan Devore
  • World of Warcraft's newest event lets you earn the Headless Horseman Hearthstone again - Chris Carter
  • World of Warcraft's Shadowlands pre-patch and the companion app are now live - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #art #gallery #MMO #Offbeat #PC #World of Warcraft



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!