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6-14-2008 @ 10:14PM
They allowed this recent transfer because of extreme circumstances; what with Thaurissan's horrible population imbalance. And to some extent, I agreed with it.However, as a long time PvP player, I do not think that they should allow these kind of transfers on a normal basis. It does not matter what your reasons are. "I want to play with friends.""I'm bored of my PvE server."It does not matter. You had plenty of warning beforehand about what kind of server you were rolling on. If you're a transfer, you were repeatedly warned that you would not be allowed to return to PvP. You still have the option to reroll and go through the trials like we all did.There is a certain dignity in this kind of seperation. Removing the restriction would reduce PvE servers to nothing more than "nurseries". People would level up on PvE, grind, quest, gear and rep up in safety, and then transfer to PvP when they're ready to "go out into the world". There would be no point in rolling a new character on a PvP server, because everyone would be leveling on PvE, thus making it near-impossible to start up groups.As for people saying that the experience is hardly any different, you're completely wrong. I'm currently leveling up a dwarf paladin on Gurubashi (PvP). It's level 61 now, and just the other day I was ganked a total of 8 times in Hellfire. A couple of those were from level 70s driving by on their epic fliers. A couple of those were in contention for a Fel Iron Deposit. And the rest were various ganks by people that would take advantage of my 10% health/no mana after a particularly tough fight. To say that the server experience is the same on both PvE and PvP is very shortsighted.I respect Blizzard for staying strong on this stance. It really shows that they care for the dignity and integrity of their game. I implore you guys to see the big picture on this; PvE --> PvP transfers would hurt the game far more than you might realize.
6-15-2008 @ 11:07AM
I absolutely agree. A great deal of people are generally lazy. If there's a perceived "easier" way to to do things, then people will do it. Though there are jerks on both PVP and PVE servers anyway. Some people simply really enjoy making others angry. These jerks will find a way to make others angry no matter what Blizzard does, no matter what realm.
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