In 2004 Blizzard changed the face of gaming forever with the release of the World of Warcraft. In the World of Warcraft, the Horde and Alliance are everything. This guide takes in-depth looks at each of the major factions of the game. In World of Warcraft, players choose an avatar who has pledged allegiance to one of the world's factions, Horde and Alliance. The Horde and Alliance have been at war for some time and each side is in need of a new heroes. Players will complete quests which help them gain power and reputation with their faction. The game has seen two expansions, with a third on the way. Each expansion has introduced new areas to explore and races to play. Even with millions of subscribers, the Horde and Alliance are always looking for new heroes!