1.If you want to try out World of Warcraft (WoW) without buying it, there is a free 10 day trial WoW account available at http://www.Warcraft.com or http://www.WorldOfWarcraft.com.
2.Otherwise, buy the game at a local video game/electronics store. (Best Buy, GameStop, EB Games, Circuit City, etc.)
3.Make an account(On the left sidebar, choose 'Account' and then the 'I don't have an account' option).
4.Make a new character on a server your friends play on, and have fun!
1.If you know you are going to get World of Warcraft soon, you might want to read up on the game, as there are many different classes,races, professions, and overall possibilities.
2.To fully experience the quality of the game, play on the same server and same faction (Horde or Alliance) as your friends/family play.
3.A full party makes the game more interesting, so if you know someone who plays a mage, it would be wise to play a different class.
1.As with most MMORPGs, World of Warcraft is an addicting game, so try to prioritize your time and not let this game affect school, work, relationships, etc.
2.Do not get frustrated with the game. It is easy to do, but all in all, it's still just a game.
3.If you don't have a great computer, you might want to check out the 'Minimum Requirements' posted to see if your PC or Mac can handle the game, as it is graphically intensive.
4.World of Warcraft can become expensive, costing $15 US dollars a month. Maintain your budget accordingly.
Things You'll NeedA 'decent' computer
1.A 'decent' video card
2.Ventrilo - A voice chat program that is popularly used in World of Warcraft.
a microphone, should you download this program
3.GameCards (for online time) or a credit card
4.As with all video games, free time