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7-02-2009 @ 8:29AM
There are so many people opposed to this change on the official WoW forums, it boggles the mind. I cannot see how this can hurt anything.Personally, my boss and a few friends from work play this game as I have recently found out. I really wanted to arena / group with them but until now a DK has really been my only option as my playtime is severely limited by my work schedule. Now, I can transfer an alt to their faction and receive instant gratification and get out of this game what I have been paying monthly for: FUN. Instead of being limited to a guild of strangers (although over four years they have also become friends) I can now play with RL friends and not have to spend several months of my time just to be able to do so.I love the change and will embrace it when the time comes.
7-02-2009 @ 8:47AM
Yes, there are many people who oppose this. From what I read it's all the oldschool WoW players. I've played WoW since launch, and they've totally changed the Warcraft universe. The fight between the Horde and the Alliance during the pre-BG days, and now both sides are just holding hands.I have no problem with the lack of lore for this. I mean gender changes are fine, it's the fact you are backstabbing your faction, and it looks like with no penalty.
7-02-2009 @ 12:15PM
"receive instant gratification"Well, that's really the whole point of this, isn't it -- it's for people who don't want or can't be bothered to spend the time to create a new character and level it. Even starting a super-powered Death Knight at level 55 isn't enough for some people, limited as they are to one per server. Instant gratification: level 80 on demand. Really, I don't see the point of it -- you just KNOW the next step will be to simply create fully geared endgame characters. "Level 80 Orc Warrior? That'll be $80. Visa or Mastercard?" *poof*
7-02-2009 @ 12:25PM
"Yes, there are many people who oppose this. From what I read it's all the oldschool WoW players."I'm an oldschool WoW player and I'm psyched about this option.
7-02-2009 @ 3:06PM
The whole point is money. WoW is about money now. If you don't think so, ask Mountain Dew. Faster expansions, more paid services, any way they can to make a quick buck. Coming soon: Instant 80 (or perhaps 70): $25 dollar fee.
7-02-2009 @ 9:48PM
@NoraaWhen was WoW not about money? Oh, I forgot, Blizzard created the game out of the goodness of their heart. They wanted to offer it as a free service, but then those pesky execs stepped in and demanded they charge for it!
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