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2-22-2008 @ 4:29AM
it's easy to see why blizz have slammed the door shut on that the idea of classic servers; there's no money to be made from it. With no new content are people really going to be continually paying for the same content month after month after month?the obvious answer is a flat no. However, my own personal experience is that i started playing wow in public beta, and signed up from release where i slowly lvl'd a lock to 60 on a pvp realm, and did some lower lvl end-game instances, along with working towards my epic mount. Then more friends joined and i re-rolled a pve hunter. I gave up the game before AQ and BC went live, and have missed out on all that content. has the excitement of AQ and BC bought me back to the game? no way. I love the old nordic style lore, and long for that 1-60 content, and i'm so far loving it. The stylings of BC. I've taken my hunter in to outland, and whilst i admit the gear there rocks, the stylings and looks of it do not, and to be honest i've returned my 61 hunter the old world areas that i've not touched yet, which should see me through to 65. However WotLK hopes to address that and return to the stylings and looks that i like.In terms of classic, i think just capping the lvl again on classic realms to 60, and closing the portal would be enough. that still opens a lot of cool gear through pvp, but not through crafting, raids or AH. it's really not that much work for blizzard to implement at all; as i said, they're just scared of people not willing to pay for stale content. :-)
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