If you're playing World of Warcraft this weekend and visit that a legion of pink-haired gnomes charging at you, don't worry--you have only found yourself in the middle of the Running of the Gnomes. It is an annual occasion where players roll race and to buy classic wow gold out a gnome all the way from Gnomeregan to Booty Bay to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Organised Running of the Gnomes raises money for The Pink Fund, a charity that offers financial assistance, from home to insurance. You can contribute here as well as racing.
Since 2017 Blizzard has marked the event with a micro-holiday that occurs on each server, complete with cheering NPCs, although the player-run event only occurs on Crusade-Feathermoon, so that is where you'll want to be if you want a lot of competition. There are two WoWs now, needless to say, and Classic gamers will be able to take part in the Bloodsail Buccaneers server. You will even have some time race in both matches, as the Classic version won't kick off till 7pm ET on October 19. The path is a bit more demanding in Classic, but if you participated in the race you might be up for a new challenge.
Blizzard has released an 18-minute video where the game's director, Ion Hazziokostas, shows what WoW's incoming major update will totally replace the feature with a new Auction House system -- and it seems like it is going to make player item trading simpler.
In the movie (via PCGamer, which you can check out below) the game director says the Auction House change"is not only a UI reskin. We actually redesigned and rebuilt the guts of this system to make it faster, more performant, and to eliminate those annoying single stacks that literally no-one likes" --'piles' being bundles of a few of the most frequent trade items which need to be sold all in 1 go, or not at all, along with a characteristic of the existing WoW Auction House.
"We all know there are hundreds of thousands of trades occurring across our auction homes on a regular basis, and we would like to make a modern system that is easy and simple to use." It appears that with the newest Auction House players are going cheapest wow classic gold to be able to buy partial stacks of goodies out of others instead of having to take everything in 1 go. A article on the Blizzard forums from community manager Kaivax expands on this:"Commodities (stackable items) cannot be run on, and are no longer bought or sold in stacks. At this time you'll enter in the number of a commodity that you'd like to get and that the AH will automatically select the least expensive available and provide you a entire price."