World of Warcraft Gets Twitter Add-On: TweetCraft
It was only a matter of time I suppose. Twitter has invaded everything it seems, including World of Warcraft. Now you can enjoy tweeting to your friends/internet buddies/random strangers about your activities in WoW or, better yet, spam everyone and drive them crazy by auto-tweeting every time you log-in, enter an instance or complete an achievement. Hurray! Now everyone on the Twitterverse will be able to acknowledge your existance too!
Someone has released an add-on for WoW called TweetCraft. It looks quite comprehensive and offers more functionality than the Champions Online Twitter integration. Apparently you can receive tweets as as well as send them but it’s unclear whether or not this means seeing your full timeline like you do on the Twitter website. I’m guessing it doesn’t.
I haven’t installed it yet even though I’m tempted to but I read an article on Mashable about it and they seemed to suggest that the add-on was a pain in the arse to install and not properly supported or authenticated by Blizzard. I’m very paranoid about installing excess crap on my computer so this made me hesitate. I’m not quite sure what the complete score with it is so I decided to hold off for now until I find out more about it. I’d love to hear feedback from anyone who’s installed it but, if you’re at all in doubt, hold off like me.
I’m in two frames of mind about TweetCraft anyway. Twitter’s great, no doubt about it, but I’m getting a little sick of seeing it shoved down our throats everywhere. I’m a keen twitterer (although I have to say, I loathe all of the mindless spam that gets spewed out by some people every 30 seconds) but I’ve already got access to the website and an application for it installed on my iPhone. Do I really need to be attached to Twitter even when I’m playing my favourite MMORPGs? Plus I get the feeling I’d install this, use it twice, then never bother ever again.
Oh well, time to tweet about this article