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12-17-2009 @ 8:05AM
"Rolling on this ilvl 264 caster weapon for my lvl 41 priest for when she dings 80"
12-17-2009 @ 8:19AM
This.Emblems, yes please. Bought gear, yes please. Loot drops, no thanks - and that's despite me having a woefully undergeared 80 shammy alt and crying inside whenever I see shammy gear get sharded when I'm playing on my main.
12-17-2009 @ 8:37AM
And it's for that reason that gear drops will never be BoA. There's just too much room for abuse with people rolling for gear that their current character can't use.
12-17-2009 @ 9:03AM
And I would argue that LFG's usage restrictions on "Need" show that Blizzard isn't interested in BoA drops.Nor does making reputation faction enchantments Bind-on-Account signal a significant change in Blizzard's attitude; rather, it heralds the end of an expansion.
12-17-2009 @ 9:12AM
While I am not sure I want loot drops to be BoA (I like the idea of badges and things of the like though) one method for this is when you hit "Need" then item becomes non BoA but if you hit greed it is BoA. Honestly id make it so when you master loot it makes every non-BoA as well to discourage the Ninja's
12-17-2009 @ 4:57PM
"Hold on there, let me need on that hilt real quick.""Dude, you have the weapon already.""Sure, I have the weapon but my alts don't..."/facepalm
12-17-2009 @ 12:20PM
@Zhang-Can't say I'm not tempted. ;-)
12-17-2009 @ 1:05PM
@zhangriefAbsolutely!If in a total pug, everyone has an equal right to roll. Even if not in a pug, technically, everyone pays their $15/month and is entitled to roll. But then there is a level of common courtesy and how far players are willing to extend it will vary.Again, if in a total pug, we owe each other nothing other than to do our respective jobs and complete the dungeon successfully, and you bet I'll roll for a 3rd hilt! (won one and bought a 2nd off the AH - speaking of which is another argument.. besides this is for my alt, someone could say, I bought it from the AH and I'm rolling with hopes to recoup my loss)If grouped with guildies and pug members, I'd roll and give it to one of the guildies if I won.If grouped with all guild members, I'd just pass and let them roll it out.
12-17-2009 @ 2:00PM
A lot of things should be BoA: all the vanity stuff, mounts, enchants, maybe recipes. But things that imply character progression shouldn't, like top rank emblems (lower rank emblems could be ok) and definetly dungeon/raid epic loot.With a little bit of balance, it can be perfectly done.
12-17-2009 @ 4:32PM
Recipes! yes! I've almost grinded all the Wrath reps on my main, which is a Miner/Smithy, so he gets nothing in the way of recipe rewards, if only he could buy up the Recipes as well as the head/shoulder enchants for my JC & Engy alts, it would be swell
12-17-2009 @ 5:06PM
@Abbadon I think the term you are looking for is "Need before Greed". Blizz made it the rule of the road for PUGs and I am stoked that the hilt weapons are all unique equip.
12-19-2009 @ 5:00PM
How about: Yes, allowing someone to transform a new item into something that can be sent to another alt at a cost that makes people think twice. Something like 40 badges plus X gold per iLevel and once the item is equipped on a new character it reverts back to being soulbound.It might suck in a pug raid, but we're already sharding crap in Icecrown, I'd rather have stuff sent off than have another abyss.
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