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11-06-2009 @ 12:18PM
They are shrinking the experience you gain again in Cataclysm. They said at blizzcon that no matter what the highest level is they have, they want the level 1 to level cap to be the same as the original 1-60. So in Cataclysm, not only will 70-80 Northrend get an exp boost but so will 1-70 as well. Which besides the obvious need to keep leveling a character fro 1-85 not take FOREVER.. it also great from a development standpoint because when they remake the entire world in Cataclysm, they will make loads of new quests but probably only the same amount, and not a ton extra like in Northrend, of course you won't know the difference because you'll be leveling faster. (if that was confusing read below)Example:Azeroth average quest amount per area: 10Outland average quest amount per area: 13Northrend average quest amount per area: 15After Cataclysm Azeroth average quest amount per area: 10Basically, I think that since its a new expansion Blizzard would greatly increase the number of quests per area, BUT because of the leveling curve they won't have to so much, so that the amount of quests will generally be the same. If it makes sense. I could be completely wrong. And those numbers are just an example btw.We need an abbreviation for Cataclysm for the love of God! CC? Cata? clysm. ism?
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