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7-24-2009 @ 2:16PM
I doubt Blizzard will ever have player or guild-housing. Keeping people out in the streets, so to speak, keeps the capital cities feeling full and vibrant. That makes a server seem much more active. If we had player/guild housing the major cities would all look like Shatt. Dead and lifeless. That's a bad impression as it starts to look like the game is dying.Time will tell. If guild/player housing becomes a player-retention feature I'm sure Blizzard will slap something into the game.
7-24-2009 @ 2:53PM
Yes, but what you're forgetting is that all of our Frame Rates in Dal would jump up ten fold! that's something I could get behind. Besides, if you could have a mailbox right in front of your own little place, wouldn't that be awesome? I think that LotRO did a very good job with player housing, except that the neighborhoods were too large and spread about. It wouldn't be too hard to implement an instanced area in the sewers of Dal for instance and in the violet citadel that leads to a place where about 20 different people could have apartments where they can each have a specialized area. But then again, I hardly ever stay in one spot in WoW and would only find it useful if there was a way to use the AH and Mail conveniently. Or if there was a rep boost attached to wherever you have your house. Like if you live in Dal, you have a 25% boost to rep gains for the Kirin Tor. Or likewise, if you have a tent at the Argent Tournament, you get rep bonuses with your chosen valiant faction as well as the argent crusade and the silver covenant (if your Alliance).
7-24-2009 @ 5:11PM
I don't think player housing will create ghost towns. People would still need to leave their homes to visit the auction houses and whatnot. Think of it as just another place to set your hearth stone.
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