The best World of Warcraft selfie will get you a ticket to BlizzCon

WoW selfie

And lo, Ogrim Doomhammercast his baleful glare across the blackened landscape, and he turned, fist raised to the blood-red sky, and called out to his legions: "Tonight, we dine on the entrails of our enemies! But first, lemme take a selfie."

I actually think the video, with cutesy animated characters engaging in ridiculous violence—and snapping photos of it all— is pretty amusing. But even if it's not your particular cup of comedy, the contest itself sounds like it could be fun. The rules are simple: Find the location indicating in the sample photo, take a picture of yourself in the same situation (including, presumably, being a half-second away from getting clocked in the skull with an axe), and then submit it.

More challenges, presumably in the form of taking pictures of yourself in ever-more ridiculous situations, will be issued weekly, with prizes of Blizzard gear, balance codes, and an iPhone up for grabs. The grand prize will be a trip for two to BlizzCon 2015, including round-trip airfare, three nights accommodation, and a pair of BlizzCon badges.

The WoW Selfie Scavenger Hunt is underway now and runs until June 22. Details, including a submission link and instructions on how to take a WoW selfie, are up at BlizzCon 2015 runs from November 6-7 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.