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1-05-2009 @ 8:27PM
What *is* the big fuss/demand for a panda race? They look ridiculous. Have I missed some important event in WC games/lore of old?
1-05-2009 @ 8:30PM
They're a race called the pandaren. There was a neutral hero one in Warcraft 3, and one, named Chen, was part of Rexxar's band of merry men.
1-05-2009 @ 9:01PM
If Blizzard could pull off the Tuskarr or Taurens, why not Pandarens? Like Xilnold has already mentioned, they are already part of WC lore. If you look closely at the WC3 version of Illidan Stormrage's Twin Warblades, you'll see the image of a Pandaren's head engraved at the center. I really hope to see more of them in an upcoming WoW expansion. ^.^
1-05-2009 @ 9:37PM
I personally believe it can cross lines that Blizzard can't control in the game. Think of how some chat's hit Blood Elves as being "sissy's" and you can almost see the ease of linking racism to pandas or more specifically where they are from/most likened with.
1-05-2009 @ 10:37PM
Rioriel said...What *is* the big fuss/demand for a panda race? They look ridiculous.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Yes, almost as bad as Tauren. ;-)I guess I find this ironic that we think Pandaren are a stupid idea, but American Indian Cows are natural for WoW.I wonder if Blizzard had made the Pandaren a race, would we be arguing now about whether the idea of Tauren were stupid while Pandaren were OK...
1-06-2009 @ 3:55AM
you could also base the fact of tauren coming from a minotaur which is a bit of an older influence. The story of how they are created isnt quite a pg rating either lol. So I'd say ya the native american is kinda odd but it works whatever but taurens are definitely a minotaur carbon copy.
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