First and foremost: thank you for checking out the Matrix-WoW server! Below is our step-by-step guide to setting up your Matrix-WoW account. If you follow this guide, we'll have you galavanting through Azeroth in no time.
Download a BitTorrent program, such as uTorrent. Already have one? Great - skip to step 2!
Download the World of Warcraft 3.3.5 File
Navigate to your newly downloaded World of Warcraft 3.3.5 folder, and open the WTF folder.
In the WTF folder, open the realmlist.wtf file, and change its contents to : Set Realmlist m-a-t-r-i-x.com
*Note* By default, this file may be set to "Read Only". In order to edit it, you will need to right-click on realmlist.wtf, then select "Properties". Under "Properties", simply uncheck the "Read Only" option, then click "Ok". Now the file can be updated!
In order to enjoy the custom content on our server, you will need to install Patch Y. You can download this patch by clicking here!
*Note* There are optional patches available in our downloads section (found here) - some of these add cosmetic effects to druids, or add blood effects to weapon attacks. While you are downloading Patch Y, you can also grab these if you so choose.
Copy the newly downloaded Patch Y (and other files if you chose to download them), and paste it into your WoW 3.3.5 "Data" folder. It should look like this:
Now that you have an account, and the updated files are all downloaded you can go ahead and double click Wow.exe to get started - see you in Azeroth!