World of Warcraft 2001 – a blast from the past.

World of Warcraft may have become synonymous with the word MMORPG, but it was not that long ago that the worlds most subscribed online multi-player was just a work-in-progress. Taken in 2001, the below scans show what the game was originally an unpolished version of what came to be known as the worlds most played MMORPG. Whilst the game had a clear and apparent makeover since it’s 2001 debut in Computer Gaming World magazine, it’s easy to see the foundations of what made the game so great in the eye of millions of players.