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5-04-2009 @ 9:15PM
Isn't the XT change a buff to him on easy mode? It means you can do less double damage without activating the hard mode.
5-05-2009 @ 4:58AM
Yeah, I thought that. On the first heart phase, where you're pretty much guaranteed no deaths, bloodlust and cd's up, my guild has been pushing it with how close you can hit the heart before switching over to the adds. If that's reduced, all it needs is a few ticking dots...
5-05-2009 @ 8:51AM
@Sinthar You made a myriad of good points. I certainly don't want to take away from any fun of others (and that's why I wish they would make 10 man the easy mode, and have 25 be heroic). However, there are two things you said I would like to respond to. 1. Sure, I could just quit, couldn't I? Not really. That is like saying, "Hey, your boy didn't win the last Presidential Election? Move to Canada!" WoW is the best MMO the world has ever seen, hands down, and currently dominates the market. As much as I complain, I don't want to stop playing it any more than you do. Besides, where could we hard-cores go? Warhammer? Dieing as we speak. AoC? Lying bleeding in a gutter. The only other decent PvE based game out their is LotR Online, but even that has its flaws. Besides, its my right to complain that the hard-core crowd isn't being fully represented, in my mind, just as others complained they weren't getting to see the content. Just don't say I should stop playing just because I disagree with Blizzard on one issue.Second, don't just assume that, because I am in favor of difficult content, that I live in my mothers basement, or whatever have you. I have a good social life, and I still raid 3 nights a week. It's not that hard to find a balance, believe it or not. Not all raiders are anti-social basement dwellers, as you seem to think. Finally, Sylvok hit the nail on the head. WoW has a very high player turn-over rate (due to addiction and burn-out), and speaking from experience, casuals seem to cycle in and out a bit faster (reffering to the younger, middle-to-high school crowd here). Hardcore players supply a solid base that the game can depend on, both to play and recruit more players. If they leave, the subscription base, not to mention the in game economy, will eventually die.
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