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10-14-2008 @ 10:54AM
Ok... that can be done fast, the question is: What's the point?Someone please explain why would I want to spend my time chasing achievements.
10-14-2008 @ 10:55AM
To quote Yahtzee:Fun. You remember fun? It's that thing games were before they felt like a second job!
10-14-2008 @ 10:58AM
And a mom could say to her son:"Someone please explain why would you want to spend your time playing WoW"
What I couldn't find is what are Achievement Points used for? Can someone link me one item that can be bought for them or something like that.
10-14-2008 @ 11:04AM
I wonder why years ago people played Pac Man or Tetris, games in which no items can be bought.
10-14-2008 @ 11:08AM
I see your point, but I'm not talking about those games, I remember playing Tetris for nights, but now many years latter I coudn't force my self to play it for more than 10 seconds.Here we're talking about wow, game we all play and love for years.And so far everything in this game was somewhat rewarding. You had to spend some time (and your time equal Blizz money) and you get some reward for your time.
10-14-2008 @ 11:13AM
I hate to say it Fedya, but either you get it, or you don't. There ARE some rewards, but when things like this are very popular - check xbox 360, etc. I think some people are more "task oriented" and like lists and crossing things off lists...plus some people are non-raiders or non-hardcore and this gives us another dimension. If you don't get it, cool, to each his own.
10-14-2008 @ 11:15AM
Flying mount, ground mount, vanity pet. The points idk what they are for, but the devs stated that it will always be cosmetic rewards.If you find it boring, nonsense, just skip it entirely, I, for one, love the achievements.
10-14-2008 @ 11:30AM
I agree with Fedya whats wrong with asking what do I get out of it. I mean if choose sell pets for insanely high prices because I know people will want an achievement and i just happen to clear out the AH last night =). That is one thing. If these are just time sink/ Epeen things that is another. To answer you question Fedya you get nothing out of these right now blizzard has said you might be able to buy tabard and other cosmetic things with these points at some point in the future but no time line has been given most likely NEXT expansion.
10-14-2008 @ 11:54AM
>> Someone please explain why would I want to spend my time chasing achievements.Heh - I feel the same way about PvP.Achievements are just another way to keep score. We already have experience, level, gold, reputation, and items - add achievements to the mix.I guess if you have to ask what achievements are for, you're unlikely to find any answer compelling. For the collector ("gotta get em all"), it's immediately obvious, and we've been grinding rep and exploring areas for the last month in preparation for the patch.
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