If you want to see some festive goodness, head over to Wall of Text, where br3ntbr0 has uploaded fantastically informative video walkthroughs of some of the classes.
Also, I think I solved the great mystery. AoC was 16/3 in terms of days right? Well with the preview weekend, WAR ends up being 9/4/2. Yes that’s 4 days less total, but it also devotes 4 days to rewarding loyal customers through the Preview weekend for the Collector’s Edition people, and the first 50k people excited enough to type in their pre order codes. And I think they get a pass on 4 less days since it looks like they won’t need them to have the game in good shape for launch.
I wondered why Mythic had not gone one better as they have been, and it turns out they had. They had just done one better in a way I hadn’t thought about – taking care of the people who take care of you.